When it comes to efforts to address complex global challenges such as climate change, it is clear that a transatlantic partnership is needed as a prerequisite for any viable solution.
This guidebook aims to address the lack of awareness of the role of public finance in the energy transition within municipal administrations. It does so in anticipation of declining local budgets, raising the question of how cities can efficiently channel finances to achieve their climate goals.
It contains a collection of examples and tools, which can help local authorities align their expenditure and investments with the Paris Agreement objective.
Planning for 2050 is happening now in European cities. These examples show how cities are redefining urban climate and energy governance and citizen participation in designing an ambitious mid-century future, and will hopefully inspire European leaders to design together with their citizens Europe’s Paris-proof energy transformation by 2050.
The ‘URBACT Zero Carbon Cities project’, is led by Manchester. Seven european cities are involved in this projetct : Bistrita (RO) Frankfurt am Main (DE) […]
What is TOMORROW? TOMORROW is a Horizon 2020 funded project, aiming at empowering local authorities to lead the transition towards low-carbon, resilient and more liveable […]
After the adoption, in 2008, of the 2020 EU Climate and Energy Package, the European Commission launched the Covenant of Mayors to endorse and support the efforts deployed by local authorities in the implementation of sustainable energy policies.