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Zero Carbon Cities: Targeting Climate Change

Zero Carbon Cities: Targeting Climate Change is an URBACT funded action planning network helping seven cities with the transition to Zero Carbon, led by Manchester […]

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Give cities the staffing means for their climate ambitions

Give cities the staffing means for their climate ambitions

A study, a manifesto, and a campaign for more local staff to achieve the climate transition

18/05/2022

Local governments are at the forefront of managing crises. It has been true with the COVID crisis, it is still valid with the war in […]
News
“Cities needs two things for their buildings: money and legislation!”

“Cities needs two things for their buildings: money and legislation!”

Main takeaways from the discussions around the decarbonisation of buildings at the 2022 Energy Cities Forum.

18/05/2022

Energy Cities’ Hub “Fossil-free districts and buildings” aims to make cities’ building stock and districts more carbon efficient and sufficient. Let’s take a look back […]
News
Empowering cities to decarbonise buildings and districts

Empowering cities to decarbonise buildings and districts

Ensuring our energy system’s stability through diversified local renewable energy sources, strong energy public services, and improved energy efficiency and sufficiency

12/04/2022

Empowering local players, making wise use of our resources and living within our planet’s boundaries requires sound, democratic decision-making processes.   We, at Energy Cities, are […]
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Meet you climate and energy goals with reduced dependence on subsidies

13/01/2022

The climate targets are increasingly ambitious and the scale of the challenge faced by local and regional authorities all across Europe requires increased use of […]
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Exploring barriers and levers to decarbonise heating and cooling systems

03/01/2022

Throughout 2021, Energy Cities organised learning labs with ten cities on the topic of fossil-free districts and cities, with the support of the European Climate […]

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PROSPECT+

PROSPECT+

Capacity building for cities and regions - from learning to action!
PROSPECT+

A capacity-building programme on innovative financing, by and for EU cities and regions

Decarb City Pipes 2050

Decarb City Pipes 2050

Transition roadmaps to energy efficient, zero-carbon urban heating and cooling
Decarb City Pipes 2050

Climate urgency calls on all political levels to act more stringent and faster. This proposal is the first to unite cities across Europe to work […]

WELLBASED

WELLBASED

Exiting energy poverty and related health problems: European pilots take action
WELLBASED

While 10% of European citizens suffer from energy poverty and policy solutions remain scarce, six cities around Europe have decided to design urban programmes that may serve as blueprint for others.

HotMaps

HotMaps

Europe's open-source tool for strategic heating and cooling
HotMaps

HotMaps aims at designing a toolbox to support public authorities, energy agencies and urban planners in strategic heating and cooling planning on local, regional and national levels, and in line with EU policies.