• Register now to the European Week of Regions & Cities!

    September 16, 2020

    The European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) is the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to regional policy. Every year, it brings together European regions and cities to promote learnings and good practice of regional policy-making. Due to the Covid19 – related restrictions, the 2020’s edition will take place in a...Läs mer

  • Lahti, Finland: Citizens get rewarded for climate-friendly behaviours

    September 8, 2020

    To accelerate carbon-emission reduction, the Finnish city of Lahti offers citizens free transport tickets and food as rewards for being "eco-citizens". And for this, citizens make use of a dedicated app.

    The "CitiCap" initiative, funded by the European Union, invites inhabitants to track their carbon emissions when commuting or...Läs mer

  • Citizens in Budapest's district Kispest co-created the local adaptation stragegy!

    August 24, 2020

    The district of Kispest (Budapest, Hungary) engaged citizens to collaborate in the development of their Sustainable Energy and Climate Adaptation Plan (SECAP) using a publicsurvey.

    In 2015, the district of Kispest decided to start developing a local climate adaptation plan. This intention drove Kispest to become a Covenant of Mayors...Läs mer

  • Financing solution in the field of climate investments for your municipality

    juli 30, 2020

    The EU funded project FALCO developed financing solutions for climate investments that go beyond 'business as usual'. The project focus on three types of investments:

    • Renovation of public buildings,
    • Energy efficiency measures for SME’s,
    • Renovation of private buildings (e.g. apartments / private houses / private schools /...Läs mer
  • Will your city be the next European Green Capital winner?

    juli 27, 2020

    The prestigious title of European Green Capital is awarded every year to a European city of 100,000+ inhabitants for its commitment to environmental, social and economic sustainability. The European Green Leaf Award 2022 is also underway, for smaller cities with 20,000 to 99,999 inhabitants. The Commission will award a financial prize of...Läs mer

  • Pavement irrigation to cool down waiting areas in Nice

    juli 20, 2020

    The Covenant signatory Nice Côte d'Azur(France) put in place an innovative adaptation measure first invented in Japan to reduce the effect of Urban Heat Island for pedestrian. A new case study is available in our library!

    The Urban Heat Island phenomenon, higher temperatures in urban areas compared to the ones in their surroundings, is...Läs mer

  • "Small Talk with the Mayor" - Get to know the Covenant Community in Eastern Europe and South Caucasus!

    juli 17, 2020

    This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Covenant of Mayors Office in Eastern Europe and South Caucasus celebrated the European Sustainable Energy Week 2020 in a digital format.

    Thousands of participants from the Eastern Partnership countries met on different online platforms to discuss life beyond the crisis, hold talks about the...Läs mer

  • Re-boo(s)t your local economy and make it circular with 4th generation district heating and cooling!

    juli 16, 2020

    The Interreg project HeatNet North West Europe (HeatNet NWE) developed useful resources to support the devlopment of modern district heating & cooling (DHC) network. 

    Despite the reduction of economic activities (and CO2 emissions) due to the pandemic, cities' energy needs for electricity and heating are still expected to grow and so...Läs mer

  • Life Heatland Project

    juli 16, 2020

    The LIFE HEATLAND project directly addresses urban adaptation to the consequences of climate change, in particular, it seeks to minimize the effect of the urban heat island (UHI) by using new pavements with less solar storage than conventional ones, which will contribute to a better quality of life and human well-being. The objective...Läs mer

  • See2Do! - Innovative energy-saving measures in Breda

    juli 15, 2020

    The Covenant's signatory Breda (The Netherlands) is motivating its inhabitants' to take energy efficiency actions thanks to the See2Do! project.

    See2Do! uses thermographic images to push homeowners to implement energy saving measures. Residents then receive energy-saving advice and are assisted in the implementation of energy-saving...Läs mer

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