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publication date: 10-07-2020

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Brno – Rainwater management in Pod Plachtami Park

The Pod Plachtami Park, located in the district Nový Lískovec of the city of Brno, was designed as a solution to rainwater management and overloaded sewerage. This adaptation measure is providing a green recreational space for citizens to enjoy and improving the biodiversity of the district.

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publication date: 09-07-2020

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Building fire resilience in Riba-Roja de Túria using recycled water

The municipality of Riba-Roja de Túria, together with the neighbouring municipality of Paterna, is setting up a hydraulic infrastructure for the treatment of wastewater and holding awareness raising workshops to build their resilience to forest fires.

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publication date: 09-07-2020

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Citizens catching the rain for climate adaptation in Wrocław

Wrocław is providing grants to citizens to install rainwater harvesting systems and collect rainwater for future use, helping to reduce tap water consumption and the pressure on the sewage system. This action allows citizens to get directly involved and benefit from the city’s local adaptation plan.

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publication date: 09-07-2020

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Crowd investing for solar roofs in Križevci

A crowd investing project financed by citizens invested in the energy transition of Križevci, Croatia. It helped the municipality to build a rooftop PV power plant, delivering benefits for citizens, the economy and the environment.

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publication date: 09-07-2020

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Funding and financing opportunities: two new publications to guide cities!

The Covenant of Mayors - Europe Office develops publications that help cities and towns get a better understanding of the financing and funding solutions at their disposal, and how they can make use of them. Here are our two latest financing leaflets!

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publication date: 09-07-2020

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Public-private partnership for a large scale building retrofit programme

Ljubljana is working with two private companies to realise Slovenia’s largest ever energy retrofit contracting project, an investment of €14.9 million for the retrofit of 48 buildings. The interventions pay themselves off over fifteen years, and then begin to generate a profit.

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publication date: 09-07-2020

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UIA 5th Call for Proposals has ended with 11 new projects

The Urban Innovative Actions' (UIA) 5th Call for Proposals has ended with 11 new projects of which 4 are from EUROCITIES members.

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publication date: 09-07-2020

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Uppsala Climate Protocol – an inclusive co-design approach to climate neutrality

In Uppsala, local government is working with public and private organisations to design climate goals and the way to reach them together. The Climate Protocol is an inclusive co-design model that has resulted in a concrete climate strategy.

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publication date: 09-07-2020

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Using insurance data to improve resilience to climate change in Barcelona

The city of Barcelona partnered with Cetaqua (Water Technology Centre) and 15 other institutions in the RESCCUE project to use insurance data in the development of a methodology that prioritises the adaptation measures to take and contributes to the updated version of the Barcelona Climate Plan.

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publication date: 09-07-2020