In this episode Donna Gartland explains what changes can be expected in the city and describes how she and her team trigger conversations with citizens around very abstract topics such as district heating using waste heat from data centres.
The energy and climate challenge is so big that it requires everybody to be involved. New ways of communicating are needed. What are the best means to shape new narratives and, in the end, to make people want to engage in changing the energy system?
“I do it for my children and I want to be able to look them in the eye and tell them that I tried and that our family tried.” I am about halfway through the interview with Michèle Jacobs when she says this and it leaves me a bit stunned.
TOMORROW’s Workbook for urban transition makers is a collection of collaborative analytical tools for change makers willing to contribute to sustainability transition in cities. More […]
Based on the experience gained by Ghent’s Living Streets and the lessons learnt from the EU funded project Living Streets, this new project will support additional cities from Croatia, Greece and Portugal to develop and implement their Living Streets concept.
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.