Covenant of Mayors http://www.eumayors.eu/ en Lithuanian Signatory city of Telšiai took up the European Cycling Challenge 2014 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=587 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=587 2014-08-28 10:14:04 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/587_IMG_1515+-+Copie.JPG" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Last May, the Lithuanian municipality of Telšiai district participated in the 3rd edition of the European Cycling Challenge. Organised by the city of Bologna and the local transport authority SMR, this urban cyclist team competition consists aims at promoting cycling as a sustainable and healthy mode of transport. Transport planning and CO2 reductions: Join the Covenant webinar on 10 September! http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=586 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=586 2014-08-26 18:14:09 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/586_Mobility.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAP) and Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMP)  are two of the complementary strategic planning tools most commonly used to improve quality of life and promote energy efficiency in European cities. Multi-level governance in sustainable energy planning: COOPENERGY guidebook & best practices http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=585 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=585 2014-07-29 17:46:26 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/585_Sans+titre.png" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The COOPENERGY project seeks to improve synergies between regional and local governments by developing collaborative work processes and encouraging the delivery of joint initiatives, with an overall objective of reducing CO2 emissions. “Let’s have fun doing it!” - Mayor of Bristol’s Exclusive Interview with the Covenant of Mayors Office http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=584 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=584 2014-07-22 13:52:22 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/584_Capture-1.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > In this exclusive interview with the Covenant of Mayors Office, the Mayor of Bristol, 2015 European Green Capital City, shows that the energy transition is not only about fighting climate change, but first and foremost about “the immediate benefits it brings to people’s lives.” Province of Barcelona: CO2 emissions per inhabitant reduced by 24% in 7 years http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=583 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=583 2014-07-16 10:11:15 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/583_urban-co2-cuts_3_14512.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Study recently published by the Province of Barcelona indicates that energy consumption per inhabitant has reduced by 11% and CO2 emissions per inhabitant by 24% between 2005 and 2012. €400 million EIB-Belfius scheme to support sustainable smart cities in Belgium http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=582 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=582 2014-07-10 10:27:16 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/582_Capture-1.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Created thanks to an agreement between the European Investment Bank and the Belfius Bank, the 'Smart Cities & Sustainable Development' programme will support Belgian cities & towns in becoming sustainable and smart. New stakeholders to strengthen Covenant of Mayors Community http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=581 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=581 2014-07-04 15:22:04 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/581_000_1777+-+Copie.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > In the coming months, the Covenant Community will expand to bring further expertise to Covenant Signatories via the Local and Regional Energy Agencies and the Academic community. Province of Flemish Brabant: 57 municipalities jointly sign the Covenant of Mayors http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=580 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=580 2014-07-02 09:57:20 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/580__MG_6611.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > On 25 June 2014, the mayors of 57 municipalities in the Belgian Province of Flemish Brabant officially committed to reach the Covenant of Mayors objectives. This is the largest group to jointly sign since the launch of the initiative.  What’s the Covenant of Mayors all about? Find out in 3 minutes! http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=579 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=579 2014-06-26 15:08:54 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/579_video_resized.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > An infographic video has recently been released to tell the Covenant of Mayors story since its origin in 2008, through simple terms and fun animations.  New Dutch signatory city sets out ambitious renewable and building renovation strategy http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=578 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=578 2014-06-26 14:53:11 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/578_Enschede_formatted.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > On 20 June, the city of Enschede (Netherlands) officially became a Covenant of Mayors signatory.