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Climate transition - 17.01.2019
Finnish municipalities show the meaning of climate ambitionHelsinki is reducing its emissions by 80%. Turku is on the road to become a “carbon-positive city”. Find out how Finnish municipalities are putting forward ambitious climate plans: our Finnish association, AFLRA, showcased their local climate plans at a workshop co-organised with the Covenant of Mayors on 23 November.
Energy - 11.07.2018
Combine history with sustainability to win €750,000If you use solar energy in a protected historic urban district, you could win €750,000€. Apply for the EU “Horizon Prize” by 26 September 2018.
Sustainability - 15.05.2018
Nominate who you think deserves the Roger Léron Award for sustainable energyThe Roger Léron Award aims to acknowledge the determination of an individual and their impressive contributions to sustainable energy at local and regional level in Europe. You can nominate the person of your choice until 31 May.
Sustainability - 04.05.2018
Show your town or region’s engagement at the European Sustainable Development WeekWhy not showcase what your town or region does for sustainable development? Register to host an activity during the European Sustainable Development Week, taking place from 30 May until 5 June.
Sustainability - 04.04.2018
Webinars of the monthTwo webinars might pique your interest this month: Accelerating cities’ energy transition on 17 April, and Renovating public buildings on 27 April.
Sustainability - 21.12.2017
CEMR members’ best practices for sustainable towns and regionsFrom renewable energy to cycling policy: draw inspiration from our members’ 15 best practices to make your town or region more sustainable.
Air quality - 15.12.2017
Find eco-innovative solutions for air qualityLearn financing opportunities and innovative solutions to improve air quality. Join local and national governments, businesses, policy makers and associations at the European Forum on Eco-innovation in Sofia, Bulgaria, from 5 to 6 February 2018.
Climate change - 13.12.2017
Listen to our Secretary General's interview on climate changeEnding climate change begins at local level. Want to know how? Listen to CEMR Secretary General Frédéric Vallier on RFI radio during the One Planet Summit in Paris.
Energy transition - 12.12.2017
Launch of the Platform for Coal Regions in TransitionThe EU Commission has launched an initiative to help coal-mining regions move away from fossil fuels and towards a more sustainable future. It will bring together EU, national, regional and local stakeholders involved in the transition to help them foster partnerships and learn from each other's experiences.
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