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Signatories to the new Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy

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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New studies aim to support European cities in addressing air quality challenge
15 December 2017 - 09:46
The EU Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published new studies dedicated to support European cities in tackling urban pollution....
Covenant of Mayors in the Middle East: Erbil Governorate becomes the first Iraqi local authority to join
13 December 2017 - 10:16
The Covenant of Mayors extends its global outreach, as the Erbil Governorate has become the first local authority from Iraq to join the initiative....
Covenant of Mayors East: European climate finance supports cities in scaling up their local action
11 December 2017 - 12:53
The support provided by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) enables signatory cities of the Covenant of Mayors East initiative to scale up their energy and climate action...
Space for cities initiative seeks to explore potential of satellite-based services to improve urban quality of life
11 December 2017 - 10:10
A new European initiative for cities aims to foster the quality of life in urban areas through the peaceful use of satellite services....
New Smart Cities project MatchUp to facilitate uptake of 2030 Covenant of Mayors objectives
7 December 2017 - 10:22
The new MatchUp Smart Cities project will make it easier for several Covenant cities to take up the 2030 objectives of the Covenant of Mayors....
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