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25 March 2020

Tips to save energy while working from home

Throughout 2019, 31 local authorities spanning eight countries (Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia and Spain) participated in a year-long energy saving competition. This competition, and the Compete4SECAP project team who organised and facilitated it, include partners...

18 March 2020

New guidance available on how to increase acceptance of wind energy

Wind power plays a crucial role in the energy transition. However, it has also become the subject of heated debates throughout Europe. A newly published handbook provides support to stakeholders interested in ensuring that wind energy is beneficial for all.  There is a perception that only ext...

27 February 2020

The city of the future is a water-sensitive city

Barbara Anton is an expert in urban water management, and a Coordinator at ICLEI Europe leading a number of European and global projects. This winter, REVOLVE magazine interviewed Barbara to explore her perspectives on the critical role of water in urban centres and the implications for local govern...

24 February 2020

JPI Urban Europe partners with ICLEI to take transformation forward

JPI Urban Europe has joined the group of official partners for Mannheim2020, the upcoming ninth edition of the European Conference for Sustainable Cities & Towns, taking place in ICLEI Member Mannheim (Germany) from 30 September to 2 October 2020. The conference will look at the substantial tra...

21 February 2020

ICLEI Members recognised as leading cities in climate action

The CDP has released its annual “Cities A List” of municipalities leading climate action. The list comprises cities from across the world. This year, 34 of the leading cities are from Europe, and 14 of those are ICLEI Europe Members. CDP is an organisation that – in partnership wi...

13 February 2020

ICLEI Members invited to co-elaborate urban climate change solutions at UNIC Congress

This April, diverse urban stakeholders will come together at the UNIC Green Infrastructure Future Summit (also known as the UNIC Congress) to co-elaborate concrete solutions, which can be scaled up throughout Europe and the world, to address the challenges posed by climate change. ICLEI Europe is s...

12 February 2020

Staff at the City of Ghent are traveling more sustainably

The City of Ghent is working hard to reach climate neutrality by 2050. It is well-known by now that mobility and travel account for a substantial proportion of harmful global emissions. As a result, Ghent has turned its efforts towards a sustainable travel policy. As of February 2020, the staff of ...

7 February 2020

ICLEI partners on World Hydrogen Congress

The World Hydrogen Congress is set to take place 24-25 March in Paris (France). The event, which ICLEI is a partner to, is the annual meeting place for senior decision makers right across the hydrogen production and distribution value chain. Consisting of a mixture of keynote speeches, panel discu...

6 February 2020

Register now for #Mannheim2020 to take local transformation forward

ICLEI Europe and the City of Mannheim are thrilled to share that registration is now open for the upcoming Mannheim2020 conference, which marks the 9th edition of the European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns. By now, we know that the world faces major environmental, economic and social...