Zero Carbon Cities

New climate change targets in line with the Paris Agreement


The ‘URBACT Zero Carbon Cities project’, is led by Manchester.

Seven european cities are involved in this projetct :

  • Bistrita (RO)
  • Frankfurt am Main (DE)
  • Manchester (UK)
  • Modena (IT)
  • Tartu (EE)
  • Vilvoorde (BE)
  • Zadar (HR)

The network of 7 european cities, will establish science-based carbon reduction targets, policies and action plans, including governance and capacity building.

These action plans will enable them to contribute to the successful implementation of the Paris Agreement and the EU’s strategic vision for carbon neutrality by 2050.

Seven cities on a Zero Carbon Journey

In line with Paris Agreement and a carbon budgeting approach

Ambitious Manchester In 2019 Manchester decided to become a zero carbon city by 2038. At city level, this means capping total emissions at 15 million […]