Ahead of the EPBD revision, 45 civil society actors including Energy Cities have signed an open letter to urge the Commission to deliver on its […]
Dear Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Vestager. We are writing regarding the latest draft of the General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER) that was published on the […]
As COP26 talks move ahead, we are nowhere near the goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius. We would like to remind […]
Dear Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans, There is increased attention to the role that buildings must play in the climate transition. The EU’s 2030 climate target […]
In this briefing, co-published with adelphi, we argue that municipal climate partnerships must receive more recognition and financial support by way of EU or nationally […]
The Clean Energy for all Europeans package has provided a long-awaited boost and recognition to the role local authorities and communities play in delivering the […]
LIFE is one of the most iconic and long-standing EU programmes, translating climate policy into concrete action and projects on the ground. Given the very […]
Dear Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Vestager. We are writing in relation to the latest draft State Aid Guidelines on Climate, Energy and Environment (CEEAG) that […]
Natural gas accounts for about 45% of European households heating. It is the most widely used energy but is perceived as less environmentally damaging than […]
By 2050, fossil fuels in cities will hopefully be history. Renewable technologies that are already available, such as heat pumps and heat networks, will make […]
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