cities

19/03/2014. The European Commission launched Mayors Adapt, a new initiative it has set up to inspire cities to take action to adapt to climate change.Cities signing up to the initiative commit to the overall aim of the EU Adaptation Strategy, to develop local adaptation strategies within the first two years of signing and to review the outcomes on a biannual basis.
Post date: 24 Mar 2014
Type: News

Post date: 24 Mar 2014
Type: Event

The IEE-funded project Meshartility is helping 74 municipalities across 12 European countries to collect relevant energy data for the development of their Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs). Accessing detailed data on energy production and consumption in their territory is a crucial first step for Covenant signatories to identify which are the sectors where the energy transition efforts should be concentrated.
Post date: 5 Feb 2014
Type: News

LONDON– European governments might have national targets to meet the demands of climate change. Many European cities, however, may not be in the mood.Diana Reckien of Columbia University in the U.S. and 11 European colleagues report in the journal Climatic Change that one in three cities have no plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and seven out of 10 cities have no formal plans to adapt to climate change. 
Post date: 11 Dec 2013
Type: News

CONCERTO cities and communities have shown that existing buildings can cut their CO2 emissions, at acceptable costs, by up to 50%. CONCERTO does this by implementing renewable energy sources, innovative technologies and an integrated approach.CONCERTO projects and sites demonstrate energy solutions for smart cities and communities.CONCERTO projects and sites are role models for energy efficiency in buildings and communities. Their functional, sustainable solutions act as source of inspiration for innovative replication in other continents.
Post date: 28 Nov 2013
Type: Link

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has released a report on how climate change action is giving us wealthier, healthier cities. The study finds that 1. Climate change action is making cities leaner and richer.2. Emissions reduction activities by cities are pro-business.3. Reducing emissions and adapting to climate change makes for healthier citizens.The report does not neglect to focus on the benefits of lowering energy consumption in buildings and building smarter.
Post date: 23 Aug 2013
Type: Publication

K4C provides you with access to hundreds of publications and reports and a world map WHICH provides you with an overview of cities, countries and regions for which good practice examples and documents are available. Moreover, through K4C you can get in touch directly with institutions and communities that are promoting city actions on climate change.
Post date: 29 May 2013
Type: Link

Do you have what it takes to become "heat  pump city of the year 2013"?Let us know how your region/municipality recognises heat pumptechnology in the race for a sustainable energy future.
Post date: 15 Jan 2013
Type: News