The Covenant of Mayors Office is pleased to inform you that the first issue of the Covenant of Mayors newsletter is available.
More than 500 cities, representing over 80 million citizens, are now part of the initiative. In the first edition of the newsletter we look at the reasons why so many cities have decided to join.
Furthermore, this issue provides the latest news on the following topics:
Post date: 24 Jun 2009
The European Union (EU) is leading the global fight against climate change, and has made it a top priority. Its ambitious targets are spelt out in the EU Climate Action and Renewable Energy Package , which commits Member States to curb their CO2 emissions by at least 20% by 2020. Signatories of the Covenant of Mayors contribute to these policy objectives through a formal commitment to go beyond this target through the implementation of their Sustainable Energy Action Plan.
Post date: 19 Jun 2009