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Heralded as the “world’s biggest urban climate and energy initiative” by Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete, the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy brings together thousands of local and regional authorities voluntarily committed to implementing EU climate and energy objectives on their territory.

New signatories now pledge to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 40% by 2030 and to adopt an integrated approach to tackling mitigation and adaptation to climate change.

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Building resilient cities key to tackling effects of climate change - New report by the European Environment Agency
21 July 2016 - 14:14
A European Environment Agency (EEA) report published on 5 July stresses the benefits of investing in long-term preventive measures that cities should take to improve their resilience. ...
Apply for the Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Awards
19 July 2016 - 12:11
The French Agency for Environment and Energy Management (ADEME) and its partners have launched the first edition of the Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Awards – a competition to develop and showcase solutions for adaptation to climate change in the Mediterranean region...
And the first capital city to join the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy is... Lisbon!
8 July 2016 - 14:39
The Portuguese city of Lisbon is the first capital to join the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy...
Reporting Framework and Guidelines for the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy available
6 July 2016 - 15:04
Over 180 local authorities have already signed up to the new commitments of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, following its launch in October last year...
Take part in the 2016 world Climathon
1 July 2016 - 15:49
Climate-KIC is looking for cities around the world to join the Climathon movement on 28 October 2016, and drive climate action...
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