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Madrid, Amsterdam and Milan: Three cities putting citizen participation at the heart of climate action

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The Extinction Rebellion or Fridays for Future global actions have shown that citizens around the world want to have a say in climate decisions.

 

For EIT Climate-KIC, it is of paramount importance to create the links between decision-makers and the public around climate action.

 

Citizen engagement is therefore at the heart of our Deep Demonstrations programme, our large-scale projects to catalyse fast decarbonisation and drive adaptation and resilience in the context of climate urgency and radical uncertainty.

 

Speaking at a workshop with representatives from Milan, Amsterdam and Madrid at the EU Week of Regions and Cities on October 20, Kirsten Dunlop, CEO of EIT Climate-KIC said: “There are different forms of decision-making necessary for engaging citizens [Read more ...]

 

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