News

Search Result ( 1 - 9 from 100 )

26 October 2021

Peatland restoration holds great potential

On 21st September an insightful event took place highlighting the crucial topics of environmental preservation and climate change mitigation; Nature-based solutions Webinar on Peatland Restoration, organised by Scotland House Brussels, NetworkNature and ICLEI Europe. The webinar gathered experts tog...

13 October 2021

Regensburg Develops New Climate Resilience Strategy

ICLEI member Regensburg’s dense (and historic) urban center faces increasing temperatures in summer, along with heavy rain and issues with air circulation. It just so happens that this historic inner city is also a UNESCO World Heritage site, which not only calls for the preservation of the ar...

8 October 2021

Glasgow takes charge on air quality and e-mobility initatives

ICLEI Member Glasgow (Scotland) is scheduled to host the 26th United Nation Climate Change Conference (COP 26). The City of Glasgow has an impressive list of sustainability initiatives to learn about leading up to COP. Here are just a few of the things you need to know about Glasgow's recent sustain...

6 October 2021

EU Adaptation Strategy in the spotlight at EURESFO 2021

The world has recently seen extreme climate events and natural disasters, occurring simultaneously in various countries. In light of an urgent need to design new adaptation and resilience pathways, the European Urban Resilience Forum (EURESFO) will gather experts, cities and stakeholders to discuss ...

21 September 2021

Learn to use nature to reinvent your city in new online course

We direly need quick transformations in cities to make them more sustainable and to enhance quality of life. Many cities are harnessing nature-based solutions (NbS) for a green transformation. The EU is increasingly championing cost-effective NbS solutions that are inspired and supported by nature. ...

15 September 2021

"Empowering youth for Climate Action" event creates space for dialogue on policy reform

On Wednesday 29 September 15:00-16:30 CEST an event titled "Empowering youth for Climate Action" will take place, providing the opportunity for dialogue between selected applicants and representatives at local and European level. The event is organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustaina...

30 August 2021

Green City Accord signatories invited to attend high-level ceremony

In late September, the Green City Accord will host a high-level ceremony, bringing together signatory cities, soon-to-be signatories, and supporter organisations to discuss what is in store for the Accord. Of the 60 signatories, 20 are ICLEI Members. The Green City Accord is a movement of European ...

26 August 2021

Registration open for the 8th European Urban Resilience Forum

Registration is now open for the 2021 European Urban Resilience Forum (EURESFO), taking place in a hybrid format on 19 and 20 October, in ICLEI Member Malmö (Sweden). Aimed at connecting cities for a resilient future, the event will explore challenges in urban resilience planning and implementa...

26 August 2021

Applications for Covenant of Mayors ‘City in the Spotlight Awards’ extended to 3 September

Local authorities from across Europe are invited to apply for the 2021 Covenant of Mayors ‘City in the Spotlight Awards’. The deadline for which has been extended to 3 September. The awards are a great opportunity to showcase your City’s progress in sustainability and to inspire o...