Do you know what is the average CO2-emission reduction target of the European Covenant of Mayors signatories? Or how many signatories are aiming for climate neutrality?
Are you curious to know how, as the Covenant of Mayors - Europe Office, we accompany over 9,700 local governments in taking energy and climate action?
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On 6 December 2019, an exhibition called “Climate has Changed and You Should Change too” was held in the cinema hall in the Czech Covenant of Mayors town of Žďár and Sázavou. Through a series of roll-ups, the exhibition provided up-to-date facts about climate change in Czech Republic.
In addition to the exhibition, a public lecture...Lasīt vairāk
On 10 March 2020 our IUC webinar ‘Solutions to improve urban air quality’ presented different approaches from cities in Europe and other regions of the world. Worldwide exposure to outdoor air pollution causes 4.2 million death every year, and urban populations are particularly exposed to poor air quality due to the high...Lasīt vairāk
The LIFE program is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action.
For your climate action program, the application timetable is a single step process and the deadlines are:
On 31 January 2020, the Circular City Funding Guide was launched.
The main focus of the guide is to 1) provide information on financing and funding sources that are available for circular initiatives and projects, and 2) provide guidelines for setting up funding programmes to support the transition to a circular economy.
Around €64 million of EU funding is now available for energy efficiency innovation and market uptake projects. The deadline for applications to participate with one of your projects is 10 September 2020 (17:00 hours Brussels time).
Mur|Mur is a major private housing renovation scheme developed by the Covenant Signatory Grenoble Metropole. The first campaign aimed at reducing energy consumption through the retrofitting of condominiums built between 1945 and 1975.
The project focuses on the thermal insulation of private housing to make them more energy...Lasīt vairāk
Throughout 2019 and early 2020, the Covenant of Mayors Office held a series of webinars on adaptation to climate change.
The four webinars of the series aimed to cover the main steps of the adaptation cycle – from assessing risks and vulnerabilities, to designing an adaptation action plan, its monitoring and evaluation, and...Lasīt vairāk
The European Covenant of Mayors’ Twinning Programme, which started in 2017, creates long-term partnerships between two cities of the movement, in a view to share experience on mitigation and adaptation to climate change. The twin cities visit each other to exchange expertise on how to become more resilient and reduce their CO2...Lasīt vairāk
In order to achieve the ambitious zero-pollution target of the European Commission, environmental policies should be harmonized and streamlined to the maximum possible extent.
The European Covenant of Mayors initiative, thanks to the wide involvement of local policy makers and its recognized success, provides the unmissable...Lasīt vairāk