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Amsterdam commits to 55% CO2 emissions reduction by 2030 at the ChangeNOW Summit

Amsterdam hereby renews its commitment under the Covenant of Mayors. By committing to reduce CO2 emissions by 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, it sets even more ambitious targets than the minimum Covenant requirements (40% emission reductions by 2030).

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publication date: 03-10-2018

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Local climate action : several EUROCITIES members raise the bar

Several EUROCITIES members took ambitious commitments to become low-carbon at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco on 14 September 2018.

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publication date: 20-09-2018

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Antwerp's 'Greentool' to measure the environmental and ecological benefits of green areas

Among many other co-benefits, blue-green infrastructures help cities become more resilient to climate change. Antwerp’s ‘Greentool‘ allows urban planners to explore green potential to improve the living environment (heat stress, air quality, etc.) in a specific area or neighbourhood.

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publication date: 24-08-2018

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Berlin's innovative wastewater heat recovery for the swimming pool on Sachsendamm

In the framework of the climate protection agreement with the Berlin Senate, the municipal water company, Berliner Wasserbetriebe (BWB – Berlin water company), was searching for innovative renewable energy sources. Through the installation of a heat pump, they now recover heat from the city’s wastewater systems and use it for a local swimming pool.

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publication date: 24-08-2018

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Bratislava's subsidy scheme for the purchase of rainwater management installations

Through its subsidy scheme for the purchase of rainwater management installations, the municipality of Bratislava encourages households to contribute to protecting the city from pluvial floods and property from damage.

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publication date: 24-08-2018

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Thessaloniki's bioclimatic upgrade of public spaces

The municipality of Thessaloniki is committed to designing and implementing pilot projects of urban regeneration based on the local bioclimatic characteristics, in order to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

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publication date: 24-08-2018

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Warsaw: towards the Green Metropolis through multiple public transport investments

The city undergoes a complete transformation of its public transport system to counteract the high levels of individual transport and consequent air pollution.

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publication date: 24-08-2018

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The 1st Covenant Cities in the Spotlight call is now open!

In the 10th year of the initiative, the Covenant of Mayors wishes to reward signatories that have been working within the Covenant framework and achieving remarkable progress in their local energy and climate action. Being a "Covenant City in the Spotlight" is a great opportunity to showcase the progress made and become a reference example for the whole Covenant Community and beyond.

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publication date: 01-08-2018

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Webinar: Planning a Sustainable City through Carbon Budgets

On Tuesday 25 September 2018 the Covenant of Mayors and Sharing Cities will organise a webinar on the topic "Planning a Sustainable City through Carbon Budgets".

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start date: 25-09-2018
end date: 25-09-2018

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ChangeNOW Summit – Be part of the Mayors Delegation 28 September 2018, Paris

You have until 10 September to join the Covenant of Mayors delegation to the ChangeNOW International Summit for change in Paris. Apply today and meet with city leaders, inspiring innovators & demonstrate your city is fit for tackling sustainability challenges

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publication date: 06-07-2018