air quality

  •  environment
  •  mobility

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.

news

publication date: 20-09-2018

  •  environment

#EUGreenWeek 2019 – call for proposals to organise the opening event is now open

Environmental laws have a huge impact on our life. They improve water and air quality, they protect nature, and they encourage recycling and waste management. But to really make an appreciable difference, these EU laws have to be properly implemented.

news

publication date: 19-09-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

Building Social Europe - flagship conference

On the occasion of the first anniversary since the proclamation of the European Pillar of social rights, EU, national and local decision makers will gather in Lisbon for a 2-days conference, together with social partners, civil society and academia.

event

start date: 29-11-2018
end date: 30-11-2018

  •  mobility

EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2018 gets moving!

Ghent hosted the official launch of EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2018 on 16 September, kicking off a week of activities focusing on multimodal transport and inviting people to 'Mix and Move!'

news

publication date: 17-09-2018

  •  culture
  •  environment

Towards greener cultural activities in cities

On July 18-20 34 participants from 14 cities and 8 European cultural organisations attended a EUROCITIES study visit in Leeuwarden, European Capital of Culture 2018. The visit focused on greening cultural events and on how culture drives innovation, socio-economic change and sustainability.

news

publication date: 28-08-2018

  •  environment

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.

case study

publication date: 24-08-2018

  •  environment
  •  mobility

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.

case study

publication date: 24-08-2018

  •  environment

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.

news

publication date: 01-08-2018

  •  environment

Lille equips its electricity supplier vehicles with sensors to analyse fine particles "hot spots" in the metropolitan area

POLLUTRACK is an innovative project aiming at fitting Lille Metropole’s electricity supplier vehicle fleet with onboard sensors to strengthen knowledge and the analysis of fine particles "hot spots" in the metropolitan area.

news

publication date: 26-07-2018

  •  mobility

Places available on two upcoming CIVITAS study visits

City representatives are invited to apply to join upcoming CIVITAS study visits in Bristol (UK) and Stockholm (Sweden).

news

publication date: 26-07-2018