Covenant of Mayors http://www.eumayors.eu/ en Covenant of Mayors and Smart Cities & Communities: European cities driving the energy transition http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=658 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=658 2015-06-25 11:52:58 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/658_18864472219_6945d86278_o.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Last Wednesday (17 June), on the occasion of the European Sustainable Energy Week organised by the European Commission, the Covenant of Mayors and Smart Cities & Communities initiatives organised a joint event in the framework of the High-level Policy Conference: “European cities driving the energy transition”. European Green Capital & Green Leaf: A whole string of awards for Covenant of Mayors signatories! http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=657 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=657 2015-06-23 15:17:13 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/657_awards.png" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > As the German Covenant city of Essen was nominated European Green Capital 2017 just last week, Mollet del Vallès (Spain) and Torres Vedras (Portugal) were the first towns to win the recently-launched Green Leaf Awards and the Spanish town of Vic won the EUSEW 2015 awards. Prešov Region and 14 Slovak municipalities launch energy-retrofitting works thanks to ELENA facility http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=656 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=656 2015-06-18 14:04:22 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/656_1280px-Town_Presov_Slovakia_Pano.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > After two years of preparation, the Slovak Region of Prešov - a Covenant Coordinator - was granted support from the ELENA-EIB technical assistance facility.  Covenant of Mayors Case Study – Tampere, Finland: Integrated city systems for increased efficiency http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=655 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=655 2015-06-12 11:34:21 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/655_tamp.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Tampere aims to become carbon neutral by 2050 by investing in cogeneration, high efficiency standards in building and integrated data for transport. LIFE calls for proposals: Funding for creative ways to respond to climate change challenges http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=654 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=654 2015-06-09 16:46:52 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/654_life.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The European Commission has launched new calls under the LIFE sub-programme for climate action which co-funds creative ways to respond to climate change challenges in Member States. Some €57 million are available to co-finance projects dealing with cutting emissions, adapting to climate change or climate governance and information.  #COP21: 1,700 cities call United Nations Secretary to make the Covenant global and part of the climate diplomacy http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=653 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=653 2015-06-05 14:09:09 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/653_Meeting+Figueres.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > On the occasion of the International Climate Talks in Bonn (4-5 June), 1,700 cities of the Climate Alliance network handed over eight messages to Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.  City twinning on climate change adaptation: Mayors Adapt call for applications http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=652 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=652 2015-06-04 11:10:15 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/652_Joggers+in+the+Park.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Mayors Adapt - the Covenant of Mayors initiative on Adaptation to Climate Change - launches a series of city twinning activities, and is calling for cities to participate.  EUSEW 2015: Participate in the events co-organised by the Covenant of Mayors Office! http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=651 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=651 2015-06-02 16:11:01 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/651_EUSEW_100x120.png" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The European Union Sustainable Energy Week 2015 will be kick-started in less than two weeks now. From 15 to 19 June, a High-level Policy Conference and a wide range of events in Brussels and everywhere in Europe will offer you the chance to learn more on sustainable energy from local to international level, share, network... Urban freight distribution: SMILE information guide gathers energy-efficient best practices http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=650 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=650 2015-05-29 15:41:01 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/650_smile.png" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Urban freight transport plays a key role towards the economic vitality of the cities. Goods transport and delivery are fundamental elements of economic activity that is increasingly dependent on the regional business network producing increased pollutant emissions and greenhouse gas effects.  Covenant of Mayors Case Study - Sofia, Bulgaria: EU funds for energy-saving investments http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=649 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=649 2015-05-21 10:10:16 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/649_sofia.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Sofia demonstrates an excellent example of using municipal, regional and European funding to achieve annual energy and maintenance savings and to reduce GHG emissions, through concrete actions on the built environment and transport.