air quality

  •  environment

A European Climate Pact to bring together local and national actors

The European Climate Pact, part of the European Commission’s flagship Green Deal, should build upon existing EU and local initiatives, contends a new paper by the cities’ network, EUROCITIES.

news

publication date: 14-05-2020

  •  environment

Lahti Energy Choice: supporting citizens’ choices for more energy efficient buildings

The project ‘Energy Choice’, was launched by the city of Lahti in 2016 to encourage citizens to renovate their properties through providing information on the potential financial and CO2 savings as a result of adopting energy-efficient solutions.

case study

publication date: 11-05-2020

  •  environment

Mur|Mur : Retrofitting private buildings to reduce energy consumption

Mur|Mur is a major private housing renovation scheme developed by Grenoble Metropole. The first campaign aimed at reducing energy consumption through the retrofitting of condominiums built between 1945 and 1975. 4,467 dwellings in 84 condominiums were renovated, and in total 173 condominiums benefited from tailored support because of Mur|Mur from 2010 to 2014. The renovations resulted in 5,200 tonnes of saved CO2 emissions, which translates to savings of €135-250 per year.

case study

publication date: 11-05-2020

  •  environment

news

publication date: 06-05-2020

  •  mobility

COVID-19 - City Dialogue on mobility measures - Highlights

Given the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on our cities, and specifically its implications for sustainable urban mobility, on 22 April 2020, EUROCITIES organised a city-to-city online dialogue on mobility measures currently adopted in European cities in response to COVID-19.

news

publication date: 29-04-2020

  •  environment
  •  mobility

event

start date: 18-05-2020
end date: 18-05-2020

  •  environment

14 associations across Europe call upon the European Union to set higher co-financing rates for energy projects under the new LIFE programme.

On 20 April, EUROCITIES, and other 13 EU associations, signed a letter to call upon the European Commission and the LIFE Committee to set an appropriate co-financing rate for the future LIFE “Coordination and Support Actions” (CSA) projects on energy transition.

news

publication date: 22-04-2020

  •  environment

event

start date: 20-04-2020
end date: 20-04-2020