Posts Tagged ‘climate’

Unlocking Europe’s innovative potential by going local!

EUROCITIES member cities are well represented in the new Action Planning networks recently launched by URBACT, which group cities together to work on actions as diverse as climate adaptation, circular economy, gender equality, mobility systems, inclusive cultural policies and sustainable tourism. Giving cities and other partners a chance to exchange knowledge, provide inspiration and find […]

By Anna Lisa Boni, on September 26th, 2019 at 11:57

World Urban Forum

The ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) took place in Kuala Lumpur (MY) from Wednesday, 7 February, to Tuesday, 13 February 2018, on the theme “Cities 2030 – Cities For All: Implementing the New Urban Agenda.” The WUF takes place every two years as both a technical forum and an open and inclusive […]

By Emmanuel Moulin, on March 5th, 2018 at 10:22

How good are the energy certification “good guys”

While many member states have introduced energy standards to be respected for new (particularly residential) construction in recent years, since 2003 the EU has added an extra stimulus to this process promoting adoption of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD).  Recast in 2009 to strengthen commitment on this issue, the Directive incites the adoption […]

By URBACT, on November 9th, 2010 at 14:40

The environmental relief programme in Berlin

Funding of environment projects through European structural funds The City of Berlin promotes environmental projects in the field of nature and climate protection within an environmental relief programme (ERP) co-funded by the EU. Environmental funding programmes in Berlin exist since the reunification. From 2000 the focus is on energy-efficient refurbishment of non-residential old buildings mainly […]

By URBACT, on June 3rd, 2010 at 14:29

YES WE CAN (address the climate changes) !

It could be the leitmotiv of the new Swedish Presidency of the EU. The European Parliament fixed very ambitious objectives in the “Climate change package” adopted last year (see this URBACT newsletter article to know more). To reach these objectives is now one of Sweden’s main priorities. No more rhetoric, but bold agreements and decisions […]

By URBACT, on July 22nd, 2009 at 12:19