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29 November 2022

ESCT is coming home: Aalborg to host 10th European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns

ICLEI Member Aalborg (Denmark) will host the 10th edition of the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns (ESCT), which will take place in the first week of October 2024. “We are proud to once more invite cities from across Europe to Aalborg to become part of a transformational mov...

17 November 2022

Meet this year’s Transformative Action Award finalists

Today, Caldes de Montbui (Catalonia, Spain), the City of Łódź (Poland) and the Valea Jiului Development Society Project, located in the Jiu Valley of Petrila (Romania), were revealed as finalists for the sixth edition of the Transformative Action Award. The award is organised by ICLEI Europ...

16 November 2022

Energy Day at COP27 spans equity, data, buildings and more

Energy is cross-cutting, spanning highly diverse sectors. As a result, it plays a pivotal role in efforts to mitigate the climate crisis. In recognition of this cornerstone role, 15 November was officially designated Energy Day at COP27. This day focused on all aspects of energy, including just tran...

12 November 2022

Decarbonisation Day at COP27: cities leverage partnerships to lead the way

In order to reach global climate goals, we must dramatically reduce carbon emissions. To this end, 11 November was officially designated Decarbonisation Day at COP27, and featured conversations on policies to encourage and accelerate decarbonisation, as well as showcases of technologies and innovati...

31 October 2022

Connect with ICLEI Europe at COP27

At COP26 in ICLEI Member Glasgow (or: the 26th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties), we proved that the #Time4MultilevelAction had come. Now, we are demonstrating that #MultilevelActionDelivers at COP27 in Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt). ICLEI is the official fo...

25 October 2022

See how your city can access energy planning support

With winter fast approaching, and with massive disruptions to the European energy market brought on by the Russian war in Ukraine, municipalities across the Union must simultaneously diversify their energy supply, transition to clean, renewable alternatives, and provide their residents with cost sav...

20 October 2022

Learn more about attracting supporters and mentors to alleviate energy poverty

ICLEI Europe will be contributing to an upcoming online training event to prepare future "Energy Supporters & Mentors". All who are committed to addressing energy poverty are invited to join this event on 26 October 2022. The free online course, which will be held in English, will empower intere...

19 October 2022

ICLEI signs open letter for a bold and transformative Social Climate Fund

Europe is not only facing an energy crisis: it is simultaneously dealing with climate and social crises as well. With fossil fuel prices rising, it is often vulnerable households and communities that bear the burden when transitioning to clean energy solutions. To this end, ICLEI Europe has signed ...

17 October 2022

Coal+ regions: apply now for tailored technical assistance

Not all communities in Europe are affected equally by energy transition. As Europe progresses toward its goal of being the first climate-neutral continent, EU coal, peat and oil shale regions (“coal+ regions”) need unique support and resources to be able to face the disproportionate chal...