Sostituzione di caldaie a combustibili fossili con caldaie a biomasse
Covenant of Mayors Office
63-67 Rue d’Arlon
The fight against climate change will be won or lost in urban areas. A vast majority of the European population lives and works in cities, consuming an estimated 80% of the energy used in the EU. Local administrations, as the closest government level to citizens are ideally placed to address climate issues in a comprehensive manner. More and more cities are thus deciding to take up the challenge, as shown by the growing number of Covenant of Mayors signatories.
Signatories represent cities that vary in size from small villages to major metropolitan areas such as London or Paris. Within a year following their signature, Covenant signatories commit to implement Sustainable Energy Action Plans on their territory, with the aim of cutting CO2 emissions by at least 20% by 2020.
The list of cities that have signed up to the Covenant may be found below.
|Mayor (or equivalent):||Juli Fernandez|
|Date of adhesion:||7 October 2008|
|Province of Barcelona||Spain||213|
|Xarxa de Ciutats i Pobles cap a la Sostenibilitat (Network of Cities and Towns towards Sustainibilty)||Spain||180|
Implementation timeframe: 2010 - 2020
Area of intervention: Information and Communication Technologies
Policy instrument: Awareness raising / training
Responsible body: Sustainabiliy and Ecosystem Management (Local Energy Office)
1250 t CO2 eq./a
Financing sources: Local Authority’s own resources, Other
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