Campaigning and awareness raising

Link

RenOnBill project

RenOnBill aims to scale up investments towards deep energy renovations of residential buildings by promoting the development and implementation of on-bill schemes, based on the cooperation between energy utilities and financial institutions.

Concept, Objectives and Methodology   RenOnBill has chosen four focus countries - Germany, Italy, Lithuania and Spain – in order to capture to an extent the differences that can be encountered when replicating on-bill...
Event

ACE Policy Seminar "Quality Architectural Services for a Sustainable Built Environment" and Opening of the Exhibition "20 Architectural Projects Against Climate Change"

The European Ministers for Culture endorsed last year the Davos Declaration, pointing out “a trend towards a loss of quality in (...) the built environment (..) all over Europe, evident in the trivialisation of construction, the lack of...

The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) is organising on Wednesday 2 October 2019 in the European Parliament two events aiming to discuss and showcase solutions that architecture can offer for a sustainable and high-...
Event

Covenant of Mayors – C-Track 50 Greek Energy Info Day

The C-Track 50 project is partnering with the Covenant of Mayors – Europe for a day on long-term energy planning at municipality level.

In the 2050 EU Energy Strategy, the EU has set a long-term goal for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80-95% when compared to 1990 levels, in line with the efforts of the Paris Agreement to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°...
News

SSPCR 2019 - Registration is open!

It´s time to register   Early bird registration rates expire on September 15 for the 3rd International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions 2019.   SSPCR 2019 specifically...
News

How the EU is helping fight deadly air pollution in Poland

In southern Poland, the EU is funding the replacement of more than 500,000 polluting coal-fired stoves in households. The new boilers – which cut smog-creating pollutants – are one example of how the EU is helping to improve air quality...

In the EU, air pollution is responsible for around 400,000 premature deaths every year. Poor air quality can lead to lung cancer, strokes, heart attacks and acute respiratory diseases in children.    Poland’s Małopolska region, along with...
News

Open applications for PROSPECT peer-to-peer learning programme

Apply as Mentee for PROSPECT and learn how to use innovative financial schemes to your sustainable project. The deadline is 30 September 2019.

The 4th and last call for applications for H2020 PROSPECT is now open! Is your city/region trying to secure financing to achieve ambitious energy and climate objectives? Or do you have projects/activities in sustainable financing that you...
News

18 Latin American cities unite to upscale green building action

Representatives from 18 Latin American cities met to discuss strategies to accelerate city scale action on green buildings from energy efficiency to net zero carbon buildings.

On Wednesday 28 August 2019, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA), the World Resources Institute (WRI) and C40 cities hosted a BEA Regional Workshop in Bogotá, Colombia.   The BEA is a...
Link

HYPERION Project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 821054.

Concept, Objectives and Methodology   HYPERION aims to introduce a research framework for downscaling the created climate and atmospheric composition as well as associated risk maps down to the 1x1 km (historic area) scale...