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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Spanish Sustainable City Awards 2015: Three Covenant of Mayors cities rewarded
5 February 2016 - 12:16
Organised by the Forum Ambiental Foundation, the 13rd edition of the Spanish Sustainable City awards rewarded a Covenant city in three of the five categories....
Paris' Climate Adaptation Roadmap: Protecting Parisians and improving the city's resilience
3 February 2016 - 10:27
In September 2015, the Council of Paris unanimously approved an Adaptation Roadmap aiming to adapt the city to climate change and resource scarcity (water, energy, food)...
Energy-efficient renovation in buildings: New financing toolkits
29 January 2016 - 11:51
Three new toolkits on financing solutions for energy-efficient renovations in buildings have recently been developed by the CITYnvest project...
Financing energy-efficient renovation of street lighting through energy performance contracting
27 January 2016 - 12:22
The energy-efficient refurbishment of street lighting is a key measure already effectively implemented by many Covenant signatories...
In Stuttgart, private home owners can enjoy 'care-free' energy renovation package
25 January 2016 - 10:22
The Covenant city of Stuttgart, Germany, is developing a tailor-made contracting support service for private house owners...
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