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Green City Accord

The Green City Accord is a movement of European mayors committed to safeguarding the natural environment. The Accord focuses on mobilising cities to step up their ambitions to achieve cleaner and healthier environments, thereby improving the quality of life of citizens.
The Green City Accord is a E...

GPP 2020

GPP 2020 - Mainstreaming low-carbon procurement

GPP 2020 aimed to mainstream low-carbon procurement across Europe in support of the EU’s goals to achieve a 20% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, a 20% increase in the share of renewable energy and a 20% increase in energy efficiency by 2020.

To this end, GPP 2020 implemented more than 100...

Regions for Sustainable Change (RSC) partnership

Regions for Sustainable Change (RSC) partnership – focus on Burgenland

As part of the 3-year Regions for Sustainable Change (RSC) partnership running from late 2008 – co-funded by the INTERREG IVC Programme) - ICLEI Europe has engaged in early 2010, focussing on developments in Burgenland (Austria). ICLEI Europe addressed the analysis of Burgenland carbon emissions a...

ICT for EE

The contribution of ICT to Energy Efficiency: Local & Regional Initiatives

This project was commissioned by European Commission (DG Information Society and Media) in collaboration with the Committee of the Regions. It is a pan-European research and dissemination project focusing on local and regional initiatives for promoting energy efficiency through the direct and enabli...

Energy Efficiency in Chisinau and Sevastopol

Increasing energy efficiency of Chisinau and Sevastopol municipalities based on existing positive experiences

Urban development in Moldova and Ukraine traditionally did not deal with issues of energy efficiency (EE) since Soviet times, when energy security was not endangered and energy resources were extremely cheap. Unfortunately, since independence and with prices worldwide increasing for energy resources...

LAKs

Local Accountability for Kyoto goals (LAKs)

The LAKs project demonstrated the potential of cities in using existing opportunities and synergies to actively contribute to the achievement of the Kyoto Protocol goals, and support the European Union targets set in the Climate and Energy package of 2008. It focused on two issues which are the keys...

LG Action

Networking action to involve Local Governments in the EU and international energy and climate debate

LG Action was a networking action to involve Local Governments (LGs) in the EU and international energy and climate debate. This project was co-financed by the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme, and dealt with municiplaities and their associations in 30 countries.

The aim was to mobilise...

EE Regionen

RE-Regions: Socio-Ecology of Self-Sufficiency

With five building blocks managed by different project partners, the German EE-Regionen (RE-Regions) project explores regional self-sufficiency through renewable energy.

Municipalities and regions have the capacity to create the basic conditions necessary for overcoming implementation barriers,...

TEEB

TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) Study - D2 Report for Administrators

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) was a major international initiative - financed by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, the European Commission, UNEP and several other partners - evaluating the global economic benefits of sustainable use of ecosystem services and cons...