"Taking from a fossil fuel economy to reinvest in local sustainable communities"
This is the promise of a newly-released publication by Energy Cities, a city network part of the EU Covenant of Mayors Office.
The importance of sub-national governments in achieving international and European climate goals in line with the 2015 Paris...Read more
A new booklet published by Friends of the Earth, in collaboration with Greenpeace, Rescoop and Energy Cities (all members of the Community Energy Coalition) explains what the EU’s new renewable energy legislation means and how it can help to remove barriers to community and citizen renewable energy.
The publication will help local...Read more
Mayor Kimmo Jarva, from the Covenant city Lappeenranta, spoke during the EU Industry Days last week highlighting the role of the Covenant of Mayors and other city networks in the creation of new partnerships.
“ Covenant of Mayors and other networks give us a possibility to share ideas, get new perspectives and to find partners for...Read more
Manuela Bora, councillor with responsibility for EU policies in the Marche Region (IT - Covenant Coordinator), accompanied a delegation of 35 mayors from her region to Brussels: “Marche Region is ambassador of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy. Today we are in Brussels with many municipalities that have signed with great...Read more
Following Mallorca's commitment to anticipate climate change unavoidable effects, the counsellor of Local Development Joan Font and the insular director of Local Cooperation, Joan Manera signed an agreement of collaboration between the insular institution and 33 signatories of the European Covenant of Mayors initiative.
According to...Read more
The mayor of Benicàssim (Castellón, Spain) Susana Marqués, recently inaugurated the demonstration project in the framework of the Ceramic Sustainable Urban...Read more
Energy production-consumption and mobility are two interconnected elements that have an important role to play in the European socio-economic urban development. The energy (SECAP) and mobility (SUMP) plans which are therefore adopted by local authorities are pivotal to the achievement of EU sustainability targets. However, the sectoral...Read more
On 11th of January, around sixty Galician local authorities met in the town of Ribeira on the occasion of the launching Technical Office of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (CoM).
EU Green Week is Europe's biggest annual conference on environment policy, bringing together participants from government, industry, non-governmental organisations, academia and the media, among others, for a unique exchange of ideas and best practices. EU Green Week 2019 will take place from 13-17 May with the theme, ‘Take the...Read more