The aim of the Urban Adaptation Support Tool (UAST) is to assist cities, towns and other local authorities in developing, implementing and monitoring climate change adaptation plans. UAST was developed as a practical guidance for urban areas, in recognition of their importance in the European economy. The Urban Adaptation Support Tool outlines all the steps needed to develop and implement an adaptation strategy and makes references to valuable guidance materials and tools.
Post date: 25 Feb 2019
A new guidebook on "How to develop a Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan (SECAP)" has just been released by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre.
Now aligned with the 2030 Covenant of Mayors target, the guidebook has been enriched with information on climate change adaptation, which is one of the three pillars of the movement in Europe.
The guidebook is divided into three parts:
Post date: 5 Dec 2018
Conference Objective and Philosophical Framework
The International Conference on Sustainable Development is organized by the European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University.
The 7th ICSD 2019 is inspired from the critical challenge of human, environmental, and economic sustainability concerning the present and future generations in a global-scale context.
The Conference venue is: Roma Eventi, Pontifical Gregorian University, Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy
Post date: 2 Jul 2018
The new Compete4SECAP project, or C4S, is building on resources developed in previous projects such as 50000&1 SEAPs working on the topics of energy management and action plan standards and the Save@Work project that organised municipal energy-saving competitions.
Post date: 11 Apr 2018
The Horizon 2020 funded project SIMPLA (Sustainable Integrated Multi-sector PLAnning) supports local authorities in harmonising their Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs) and Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs).
The project targets small and medium-sized municipalities with a population between 50.000 and 350.000 inhabitants proposing a four-step approach to foster harmonised planning.
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
EDI-Net, a Horizon 2020 project, assists in building cities' and regions' capacity to more effectively implement sustainable energy policies. Therefore it is analysing short time series metered energy and water data from public buildings, from renewable energy systems and from building energy management systems (BEMNS) in order to reduce energy consumption and to save money.
Post date: 27 Jan 2017
This guidebook, released within the framework of the Data4Action project is intended for public authorities, energy planning facilitators and energy data providers and aims to facilitate access to key energy data in regions, and inform sustainable energy policies, plans and strategies. More specifically, the guide can help to:
Post date: 10 Jan 2017
Conference DATA4ACTION: the Observatories for Energy and GHG, a strong support to the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy
Post date: 19 Dec 2016
Covenant of Mayors Webinar: Reference Framework for Sustainable Cities - A self-assessment tool to evaluate the measures of your Action Plans
The Reference Framework for European Sustainable Cities (RFSC) is a free web tool designed to assist and guide cities and all interested stakeholders in developing, implementing and monitoring integrated sustainable urban development strategies and/or projects.
Post date: 1 Dec 2016
Ημερίδα ΚΑΠΕ - Έργα Αειφόρου Ενέργειας στο Δημόσιο Τομέα και η εμπειρία των Οργανισμών τοπικής αυτοδιοίκησης (ΟΤΑ) από το Σχεδιασμό στην Υλοποίηση
Post date: 10 Oct 2016