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26 May 2020

New toolkits support coal regions in transition

The European Commission’s Platform for Coal Regions in Transition assists EU countries and coal regions tackling the challenges related to the transition to a low carbon economy by connecting stakeholders, delivering technical assistance, and providing supporting resources to aid regions to bu...

11 May 2020

European Mayors call for COVID-19 recovery that supports transformation to a climate neutral society

Last week, the Board of the Covenant of Mayors – Europe (CoM) released an Open Letter calling for post-COVID national and EU-level economic relief investments to be “channelled towards the transformation to a climate neutral society.” They went on to warn that, “otherwis...

7 May 2020

Join a series of online meetings on local hydrogen solutions

ICLEI Europe and the EVERYWH2ERE project are organising a series of informal online presentations and exchanges to advance local hydrogen agendas. The initiative is part of the EVERYWH2ERE regions and cities interest group, led by ICLEI Europe, which brings together local and regional authorit...

27 April 2020

Registration open for the 2020 Urban Resilience Forum

Registration is now open for the online 2020 edition of the European Urban Resilience Forum (EURESFO), taking place on 27 May. The event will address the ongoing COVID-19 crisis first-hand, and will explore, among other topics, the interrelation between resilience and public health. This flags...

24 April 2020

Online Training Programme to promote hydrogen solutions

An upcoming three-week “From Zero to Hero” online training programme will continue promoting hydrogen solutions in light of the postponed World Hydrogen Congress, for which ICLEI Europe is a partner. Starting on 27 April, the programme will introduce participants to key topics and conce...

21 April 2020

Secure funding for your next data-driven project with the Action Fund

Civil society organisations, academic institutions and non-profit research institutes looking to secure funding to implement their next data-driven project, can now apply for funding through the Action Fund. The Action Fund, which was launched today, is offering up to 350,000 EUR in funding to proj...

15 April 2020

It is time to take transformation forward

While the Mannheim2020 conference is less than six months away, the COVID-19 pandemic is leading us all to be uncertain about the future. Given the critical importance of transformation, ICLEI Europe and the City of Mannheim commit to ensuring that you can take part in the conference in some w...

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...