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German smart cities on the way to using the Environmental Insights Explorer by Google: A handbook for municipalities

This guide is intended for German municipalities interested in using data from Google's Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) and illustrates how this data can support planning processes for climate protection, particularly in the transport sector. A step-by-step guide illustrates the process of the internal coordination to the use of the data.
The content of this handbook is based on the experience of the ICLEI Europe in analysing EIE data and its potential use to improve transport emissions c...

Policy Recommendations: Strategic Local Heating & Cooling Planning

ICLEI policy recommendations for national authorities, local authorities, and recommendations relevant across governance levels to develop and implement sustainable heating and cooling solutions.
Press release
10 July 2023

U7 Brings Urban Perspective to G7 Urban Development Ministers Meeting in Takamatsu, Kagawa

Assessment of Building Materials in the European Residential Building Stock: An Analysis at EU27 Level

This study aims to provide accurate data and a detailed analysis of the materials available in the EU27 residential building sector.

How Google’s Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) is supporting Athens to assess their transportation emissions

Athens has used the EIE platform to obtain more accurate data on the distance travelled by private transport in the city, and based on this, correct their yearly emissions inventories from 2014 to 2022.

How Google’s Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) is supporting Izmir in the identification of low carbon mobility options

The EIE five-year data from 2018 – 2022 allows Izmir complete information on trips occurring in the city, including private vehicles, buses, bikes, motorcycles, and ferry data. It also identifies low-carbon mobility options that inform the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) and the Carbon Neutrality Roadmap.

Data and insights from Google’s Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) support Greater Manchester 2040 Right Mix

EIE provides Greater Manchester (GM) with regional-level data helping them update their traffic reduction targets for 2040 in an evidence-based manner. Traffic reduction targets are currently being updated, they are a key pillar in achieving GM’s carbon emission reduction targets.
Guidance document

The circular bio-waste management handbook for local authorities

This handbook, produced by CityLoops, is intended for a diverse audience of local government practitioners, including waste managers, urban planners, environmental protection officers, procurers, and politicians seeking a deeper understanding of the subject.
Guidance document

Circular construction in Europe: handbook for local and regional governments

To pursue sustainability in the construction sector, cities and local authorities should play a major role in the transition. This handbook provides a first level of information on how to handle construction and demolition waste.