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Verena Stoppel and Bernhard Klassen

Fearless innovation in Munich’s neighbourhoods

Interview with Verena Stoppel and Bernhard Klassen from City of Munich

Since 2016, Munich turned two of its neighbourhoods into a laboratory: over a bit more than 4 years, 20 million euros were invested in testing smart city solutions.

Etienne Vignali

“Smart, yes, but there is a huge challenge related to data quality.”

Interview with Etienne Vignali, SPL Lyon Confluence

What once was a logistics and industrial site with a rather bad reputation has become one of Europe’s biggest urban renewal projects. Create thriving places without overshooting the ecological ceiling: how far is Confluence today from meeting this objective?

Stephan Hartmann

“Urban renewal is a very cooperative process, which has to be done together with the people.”

Interview with Stephan Hartmann, City of Vienna

Stephan takes us behind the scenes of an ambitious demonstration project in Vienna’s low-income district of Simmering. How is smartness being used to give more weight to the voices and interests of a city’s residents?

From citizen engagement to citizen ownership – Living Street in Turin
Turin - Italy

From citizen engagement to citizen ownership – Living Street in Turin

Uppsala Climate Protocol
Uppsala - Sweden

Uppsala Climate Protocol

An inclusive co-design approach to climate neutrality

Using insurance data to improve resilience to climate change
Barcelona - Spain

Using insurance data to improve resilience to climate change

Agenda for a transformative decade

Agenda for a transformative decade

Energy Cities' 2030 agenda

After decades shaping energy and climate policies for a decentralised, democratic and decarbonised energy system, the next steps for cities is to transform their entire […]

Climate Change Challenge

Climate Change Challenge

A Comic Book by EUKI Project BEACON

With this book the BEACON team seeks to convey the spirit of European collaboration and exchange on climate change to a wider audience of school […]

Vision Workshop Toolbox

Vision Workshop Toolbox

for Inspired Collaboration on Climate Neutrality

The ambition of the European Union (EU) to be climate neutral by 2050 is an important element of the EU’s climate policy and contribution to […]

EUKI Living Streets

EUKI Living Streets

How experiment new forms of city life

EUKI Living Streets

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.

Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

Together towards sustainable, climate-resilient and vibrant cities.

Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

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.

MOLOC – Low carbon urban morphology

MOLOC – Low carbon urban morphology

Designing a new low-carbon urban model

MOLOC – Low carbon urban morphology

How can we better connect urban planning with energy and climate policies? As an INTERREG Europe project, MOLOC facilitates transnational exchanges around best local policy […]