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publication

publication date: 23-07-2020

  •  environment
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publication

publication date: 23-07-2020

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Lessons learnt on financing from the Covenant of Mayors – Innovative financing schemes

Many of the Signatories to the Covenant o Mayors for Climate & Energy have implemented innovative financing schemes to fund locally-owned projects in the framework of their Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans (SECAP). In this booklet, you will find lessons learnt by cities and regions all across Europe. The first section of the booklet presents financing schemes used to fund projects owned by local authorities. The schemes used to support citizens and companies’ actions are in the...

publication

publication date: 22-07-2020

  •  environment

Circular economy offers a path to sustainable recovery

The post COVID-19 recovery plan should be huge, as its effects on people and economy have, in many cases been devastating. To guarantee resilience over the long term, it must also fully support the green transition.

news

publication date: 16-07-2020

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Speeding up the green transition of the EU’s economy

By 2050, two thirds of the global population will live in cities. Under the current ‘take-make-waste’ economy, cities consume over 75% of natural resources, produce over 50% of global waste, and emit between 60-80% of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).

publication

publication date: 16-07-2020

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100% renewable, your city toolkit

Cities need to think and act beyond their borders, consider the social and technological aspects in urban planning, and harness the ideas and potential of their citizens. These are the main conclusions of the new toolkit 'How can your city become 100% renewable?' launched by the European Green Capital Network.

news

publication date: 15-07-2020

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news

publication date: 13-07-2020

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news

publication date: 10-07-2020

  •  environment

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.

case study

publication date: 09-07-2020

  •  environment

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.

case study

publication date: 09-07-2020