13.06.2024

Climate Alliance on the 2024 European Elections

The 2024 European Election ballots have been cast and while results are still…

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11.06.2024

City networks call for urgent adoption of Nature Restoration Law

Climate Alliance is joining a group of fellow city networks and partners of the…

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07.05.2024

NetZeroCities: 25 more cities receive EU support for innovative climate projects

Yesterday, 25 pilot cities were announced that are testing solutions on the path…

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07.05.2024

Climate Alliance project on deep renovation announced as European Sustainable Energy Award finalist

A European jury has selected the outPHit project on renovation with Passive…

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Press release | 02.05.2024

World's largest (municipal) cycling campaign launched in Trier

City cycling invites municipalities to hop on their bicycles in supoprt of…

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Press release | 15.04.2024

Local Alliance: City and regional networks urge EU to stay the course on Green Deal implementation

Eight leading networks of European cities and regions – ACR+, CEMR, Climate…

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12.04.2024

Court judgement with a signal effect: conviction of the murderers of Saweto (PER) after 10 years

On 11 April 2024, the Supreme Court of Ucayali in the Peruvian Amazon region…

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08.04.2024

NetZeroCities learning programme is looking for ambitious cities - apply now!

Cities from all over Europe can now apply again for the successful learning…

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28.03.2024

Climate Alliance annual report and outlook 2023/2024 now available

Climate Alliance's newest annual report is now available for download in both…

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13.03.2024

CITY CYCLING 2024: registration for municipalities now open

Cities and towns from across Europe can now register for this year's edition of…

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12.03.2024

New report shows how cities and towns across Europe adapt to the climate crisis

The need for effective adaptation measures at local level is becoming ever…

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07.03.2024

Climate Alliance publishes policy manifesto for incoming EU leadership

"Local authorities for a socially inclusive climate and energy transition“ is…

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05.03.2024

Climate Alliance supports call for the launch of the EU’s Water Resilience Initiative

Climate Alliance joins a group of environmental NGOs and stakeholders that…

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Press release | 07.02.2024

Too much room to hide – Energy savings must underpin the EU’s proposed 2040 targets

Thomas Brose, Executive Director of Climate Alliance comments on the…

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01.02.2024

EU Climate Pact call now open: engage your community in local climate action!

As of now, individuals and civil society organisations across the EU have the…

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15.01.2024

Grants available for cities and towns in the 6th application phase of the European City Facility

As of today, the 6th call on clean energy investments of the European City…

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City Cycling awards ceremony

Press release | 13.12.2023

City cycling campaign breaches the million threshold for the first time

Winning municipalities for 2023 honoured yesterday in Cologne

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06.12.2023

Indigneous activist from the Peruvian Amazon murdered

Last week, Quinto Inuma Alvarado, an indigenous environmental activist of the…

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Green Fooprints Handover at COP28

Press release | 05.12.2023

Children set example for more climate action at COP28

Climate Alliance presents green footprints to UN Climate Secretariat

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26.10.2023

New report on the current state of play of national adaptation action plans published

On 24 October, the European Environment Agency published a report on the current…

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20.10.2023

Climate Alliance and Energy Cities present the Modena Declarations

The two major European city networks on climate action, Climate Alliance and…

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09.10.2023

Now out: Revamped EPAH Dashboard & New Report on National Energy Poverty Indicators

The Energy Poverty Advisory Hub is excited to introduce a powerful updated and…

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27.09.2023

Screening of "The Illusion of Abundance" has an impact in Kleve and Emmerich am Rhein

At the end of September, Climate Alliance member Kleve, in cooperation with the…

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26.09.2023

20th anniversary of the Green Footprints Campaign: New hands-on activity for children

The new Green Footprints Campaign‘s activity "Cozy Spaces and Not So Nice…

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19.09.2023

Climate Pact Ambassador Call open: Apply now and make a difference!

The European Climate Pact has now launched a call for ambassadors that is open…

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29.08.2023

Climate Alliance supports Build Better Lives campaign for an ambitious Energy Performance Building Directive

As an official signatory of CAN Europe's Build Better Lives campaign, Climate…

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23.08.2023

Success for indigenous peoples: Ecuador votes against oil exploration in Amazonia

In a landmark vote on 20 August, the people of Ecuador seized their chance to…

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15.08.2023

Climate Alliance supports global climate strike on 15 September 2023

On September 15, 2023, the next global climate strike will take place and…

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14.08.2023

Climate Alliance Luxembourg supports movement in Ecuador to stop oil production

20 August 2023 is a historic moment for Ecuador. The population has the…

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09.08.2023

Not a day to celebrate: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2023

Today is the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples and the…

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17.07.2023

Half-time for CITY CYCLING 2023: Cycling campaign experiences record success

With 2,801 participating municipalities, CITY CYCLING has set a new record – and…

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28.06.2023

Local and regional level funding via the EU LIFE Call – now open for application

The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) is…

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Press release | 14.06.2023

Climate Alliance enters into partnership with Google

Climate Alliance members get access to Google data for their climate action…

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06.06.2023

First Energy Caravan launched in Luxembourg

At the end of May, the first Energy Caravan in Luxembourg was launched in the…

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05.06.2023

Brand new products supporting municipalities’ urban nature out now!

Climate Alliance can now offer two new instruments for municipalities working on…

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30.05.2023

49 Municipalities to receive technical assistance to combat energy poverty

The EU Energy Poverty Advisory Hub (EPAH) has now revealed the results of its…

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Press release | 08.05.2023

World’s largest cycling campaign kicks off in Mannheim

City Cycling invites municipalities to hop on their bikes to promote cycling and…

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05.05.2023

The NetZeroCities Twinning Programme is here – apply now!

The NetZeroCities Twinning Programme is now open to all interested cities on the…

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04.05.2023

EU releases guidance on adapting buildings to climate change

The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Climate Action has just…

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Press release | 28.04.2023

Municipal climate projects from across Europe honoured

Climate Alliance awards 16 Climate Stars for initiatives from seven countries

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19.04.2023

Energy Efficiency Directive – comprehensive overview available

The Coalition for Energy Savings, a European non-for profit association…

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12.04.2023

New offer for Climate Alliance members: Film screening of The Illusion of Abundance

Climate Alliance members now have the chance to show the documentary The…

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12.04.2023

Another murder of indigenous leader in Amazonia

Last week, Asháninka leader Santiago Contoricón was murdered in his home in…

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06.04.2023

Covenant of Mayors Ceremony: how cities are turning the energy crisis into an opportunity

On March 30, the 2023 Covenant of Mayors Conference brought together high-level…

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05.04.2023

The Energy Caravan: A highly effective campaign for municipalities of all sizes!

The energy consulting campaign to increase the renovation rate of the private…

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04.04.2023

Young people’s drawings show the importance of nature in cities

More than 90 children participated in the Interlace Project's photo and drawing…

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31.03.2023

Climate Alliance annual report now available

Climate Alliance has just published the 2022/2023 edition of its ‘Review and…

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30.03.2023

EPAH offers new tools for education in the field of energy poverty

The EU Energy Poverty Advisory Hub (EPAH) has published two new offers: the free…

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23.03.2023

German Electricity Saving Check (Stromspar-Check) expands its heating advice

Within the framework of the Climate Alliance project ENPOR, the advisory service…

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16.03.2023

EU Mission "Adapting to Climate Change" - Climate Alliance members involved

The EU mission "Adaptation to Climate Change" has gained a total of 301…

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15.03.2023

Register now for CITY CYCLING 2023

Starting today, municipalities can register for this year's edition of the…

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02.03.2023

53 pilot cities selected for support on the path to climate neutrality

Yesterday, the 53 selected pilot cities for the NetZeroCities pilot programme…

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01.03.2023

Open call for technical assistance to tackle energy poverty at the local level

As of today, the Energy Poverty Advisory Hub (EPAH) invites local governments…

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08.02.2023

New research published on the importance of indigenous territories for rainforest protection

The Amazon is the largest tropical rainforest in the world and a important…

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01.02.2023

Climate Alliance supports international fossil fuel non-proliferation initiative

With the Fossil Fuel Non-Profileration Treaty, Climate Alliance now supports…

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20.01.2023

Municipal procurement practitioners wanted for the PROTECT Community

Procurement practitioners and interested municipal representatives can register…

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19.12.2022

New EEA report: EU member states are scaling up climate adaptation efforts

On 14 December, the European Environment Agency (EEA) presented its new report…

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Press release | 01.12.2022

More than 920,000 people log kilometres cycled for the climate

Saarland Minister for Environment and Mobility honours winning municipalities of…

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Press release | 15.11.2022

Climate Alliance presents children’s efforts to UN Climate Secretariat at COP27

Over 235,000 children collected more than three million “Green Footprints” in…

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24.10.2022

Application deadline for Climate Star competition extended to 15 November

Climate Alliance members from across Europe can apply for the 10th Climate Star…

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11.10.2022

Climate Alliance calls for robust Social Climate Fund

On 11 October, Climate Alliance joined WWF, Oxfam, CAN Europe and over 35 other…

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Press release | 30.09.2022

Cities and towns set example in the fight against energy poverty

Climate Alliance members adopt resolution to mitigate energy poverty

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20.09.2022

Tackling energy poverty in the rental sector - new recommendations available

Over the past two years, Climate Alliance, together with its ENPOR project…

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Press release | 14.09.2022

Municipalities call for climate action to be anchored as a mandatory municipal task

Climate Alliance and further non-profit organisations present joint position…

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11.09.2022

Climate Alliance partners with the Smart City Expo World Congress

Climate Alliance has announced a new collaboration with the Smart City Expo…

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05.09.2022

NetZeroCities pilot programme launched: 32 Millionen Euro in support for cities available

Today, the NetZeroCities pilot programme was launched as part of the EU Cities…

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29.07.2022

New reports put examples and tips for energy communities in the spotlight

The publication "Consumer Stock Ownership Plans (CSOPs) - Financing Energy…

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27.07.2022

EU-wide survey maps local needs in public procurement

With a new survey, the EU PROTECT project aims to gather information in order to…

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20.07.2022

Call for Partners: Urban Agenda for the EU Partnerships launches new themes

Today, The Urban Agenda for the EU (UAEU) launched a call for partners on two…

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07.07.2022

EPAH kicks off series of guidebooks addressing energy poverty

The Energy Poverty Advisory Hub (EPAH) published its first guidebook of the…

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04.07.2022

Climate Alliance calls for veto of decision about nuclear power and fossil gas as sustainable investments

Climate Alliance has personally called on numerous MEPs from various political…

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27.06.2022

Climate Alliance project CEESEU honoured with Emerging Europe Award

The CEESEU project to promote sustainable energy in Central and Eastern Europe…

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09.06.2022

EU City Facility: 4th call for applications is open

As of today, municipalities across Europe can apply to the European City…

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06.06.2022

President of Climate Alliance Hungary receives award for outstanding work

On 3 June, Csaba Lajtmann, President of Climate Alliance Hungary and Programme…

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01.06.2022

The future is now: 10th Climate Star competition launched

Today marks the launch of the 10th Climate Star edition. With the motto The…

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30.05.2022

Climate Alliance supports European campaign for more local staff in municipal climate action

Today, the Europe-wide campaign "More Municipal Staff for the Climate" was…

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20.05.2022

Call for cities: Cities Energy Saving Sprint to reduce energy use

On 19 May the Cities Energy Saving Sprint was launched. The initiative that…

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12.05.2022

Just 20 days left to apply for tailored support on adaptation activities

Cities and regions in Mediterranean and Eastern European countries have until 31…

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11.05.2022

Climate Alliance advocates municipal contribution to UNFCCC process before EU body

On 10 May Thomas Brose, Executive Director of Climate Alliance, spoke on behalf…

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04.05.2022

Climate Alliance publishes review & outlook 2021/2022

The new Climate Alliance annual report is now available in its English version.…

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Press release | 02.05.2022

City Cycling 2022 – Season kick-off in Greifswald, Germany

World's largest cycling campaign invites municipalities get on their bikes to…

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28.04.2022

European Commission unveils Mission Cities: 15 Climate Alliance members among the 100 selected

On 28 April, the European Commission announced the 100 cities selected to…

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06.04.2022

Closing the Green Deal Gap: Survey maps local and regional perspective

Municipalities from across Europe now have the opportunity to help shape the…

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04.04.2022

Urban Governance Atlas: Call for policy instruments supporting nature-based solutions

Cities and towns can submit their local examples of nature-based policies and…

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29.03.2022

Application deadline extended: Covenant of Mayors peer learning programme

Cities and towns have until 15 April 2022 to apply for the Covenant of Mayors…

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14.03.2022

Climate Alliance highlights local demands at European climate conferences

From 7-8 March, two high-level climate conferences took place in Nantes (FR):…

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11.03.2022

Region of Flanders (BE) pilots innovative financing solutions

Recently, three financing solutions for ambitious local climate objectives were…

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09.03.2022

Registration for CITY CYCLING 2022 now open

Cities and towns can now register for this year’s edition of Climate Alliance’s…

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02.03.2022

Deadline extension: Call for technical assistance to tackle energy poverty

Cities and towns across Europe now have two more weeks to apply for technical…

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01.03.2022

IPCC releases report on impacts, adaptation and vulnerability

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest…

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10.02.2022

Energy Communities: New guidance for municipalities available

In their pursuit of increasing the renewable energy share locally, many…

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09.02.2022

Climate Alliance mourns former Executive Director of Climate Alliance Austria

Less than a year after Oliver Testor took over the management of Climate…

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01.02.2022

Call for technical assistance to tackle energy poverty launched

As of today, the EU Energy Poverty Advisory Hub (EPAH) is giving cities and…

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26.01.2022

New report on just transition and adaptation to climate change available

A new report on just resilience in Europe is out now. The paper provides an…

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24.01.2022

Mentoring programme for deep energy retrofits open now

A new mentoring programme aims to share knowledge and skills regarding the…

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14.12.2021

Multi-level renovation impact framework for municipalities available

With the "BUILD UPON² FRAMEWORK", there is now a reference framework that…

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13.12.2021

Climate Alliance supported Change the Future Challenge in Belarus

For the first time, two Belarusian cities - Karma and Smarhon - have held a…

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10.12.2021

How mobility behaviour can be changed – manual for municipalities available

A new handbook reveals how to implement behaviour change measures for citizens…

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06.12.2021

EU Commission’s Cities Forum: Call for hosting city now open

The CITIES FORUM is a biennial major event of the European Commission that…

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03.12.2021

Database and report on local actions to fight energy poverty now available

The newly launched online EPAH ATLAS and the report "Tackling energy poverty…

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02.12.2021

Climate Alliance mourns the death of long-time colleague Johann Kandler

Johann “Hans” Kandler, a valued colleague of Climate Alliance Austria and…

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Press release | 29.11.2021

Over 800,000 cycle worldwide for a better climate

Berlin's Transport Senator Regine Günther recognises the winning municipalities…

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26.11.2021

Nature-based solutions in urban space: Cities can apply for Connecting Nature Roadshow

The Connecting Nature Roadshow is a mobile exhibition for city centres. It…

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25.11.2021

EU Commission launches Call for Mission Cities

The EU Commission officially launched its Mission Cities call on 25 November…

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09.11.2021

Cities mission guidance now out: Municipalities encouraged to register interest

The European Union has now issued a comprehensive informational kit to help…

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Press release | 08.11.2021

UN Climate Secretariat recognises children’s dedication to act on climate

More than 350,000 children set example with the Climate Alliance Green…

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03.11.2021

Bolivian authorities prevent COICA representative’s participation at Climate Summit

Indigenous Bolivian leader Adolfo Chávez was detained at Viru Viru international…

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19.10.2021

New in Climate Alliance: Highly effective campaign for energy-efficient building refurbishment

The new campaign of Climate Alliance and cooperation partner fesa e.V., the…

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15.10.2021

Survey results reveal municipal needs on the topic of buildings & retrofits

Municipalities are in need for energy consulting, professional development and…

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12.10.2021

Franco-German climate action partnership: citizens identify urban heat and cool islands

At the beginning of October, a delegation from Climate Alliance member Worms…

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06.10.2021

European City Facility to open its 3rd call for applications

The European City Facility (EUCF), an initiative that supports cities and…

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13.09.2021

Climate Alliance project is REGIOSTARS Award finalist

The EU-funded project Renewable Energy Regions (RegEnergy) is a finalist in the…

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Press release | 09.09.2021

Europe's largest city network backs more ambitious climate action

Climate Alliance members adopt visionary charter

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03.09.2021

First Italian diocese becomes a member of Climate Alliance

In the Pastoral Centre of Bolzano, on 31 August, Bishop Ivo Muser signed the…

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20.08.2021

Covenant of Mayors extends "City in the Spotlight Award" deadline to 3 September

Municipalties now have an extra two weeks to sumbit their applications for this…

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09.08.2021

International Indigenous Peoples Day: Rainforest still stores CO2 in indigenous territories

A new study shows that the Amazon rainforest is losing its function as a carbon…

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05.08.2021

CITY CYCLING 2021 sets new records

This year's edition of the world's largest cycling campaign has just reached…

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30.07.2021

Survey maps energy poverty projects and measures across the globe

The EU Energy Poverty Advisory Hub (EPAH) is currently aiming to develop a…

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08.07.2021

Convent of Mayors Awards “City in the Spotlight” launched

The call for applications for this year’s Covenant of Mayors Awards is…

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10.06.2021

Higher ambitions for Renewable Energy Directive – Climate Alliance co-signs open letter

Together with nine other stakeholders and city networks, Climate Alliance now…

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09.06.2021

Climate Alliance campaign sets new record: 2,000 municipalities registered for CITY CYCLING 2021

The world’s largest cycling campaign has reached a new milestone. 2,000…

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08.06.2021

Calculator for economic feasibility of renewable energy investments available

When consumers wish to take an active part in the production of renewable…

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11.05.2021

Climate Alliance annual report now available online

Climate Alliance has now published the annual report and outlook for 2020/2021.…

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Press release | 29.04.2021

World's largest cycling campaign enters the next round

City Cycling kicks off with more municipalities than ever before – for the first…

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26.04.2021

European Mayors step up climate ambition with new Covenant of Mayors commitments

On April 21, Covenant of Mayors – Europe officially launched a set of new…

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Press release | 22.04.2021

Climate Alliance honours local climate action projects from across Europe

16 municipalities receive Climate Star Award

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16.04.2021

Energy vulnerability counselling services – municipalities can share their views with new survey

A new survey captures the needs and experience of municipalities regarding…

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16.04.2021

German Parliament ratifies ILO Convention on the Protection of Indigenous Peoples

On 15 April, the German Bundestag finally ratified the International Labour…

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15.04.2021

Indigenous peoples of the Amazon basin declare state of emergency for human rights

Yesterday, Climate Alliance’s partner organisation COICA, umbrella organisation…

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14.04.2021

Optimal use of photovoltaic systems – new calculator tool now available

The new tool, the Optimal Sizing Calculator, finds the optimal size of a…

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07.04.2021

Climate Alliance emphasises fundamental role of local level in recovery efforts

30 April is the date to keep well in mind: being the deadline for submission of…

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31.03.2021

Deadline extended: Photo and video competition on the future of Alpine mobility

Citizens from the Alpine region are called upon to share their visions of…

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29.03.2021

European City Facility kicks off second call with increased resources

As of today, the European City Facility (EUCF) launches its second call for…

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26.03.2021

UN report confirms: indigenous peoples are key in fighting climate crisis

A newly published report from the UN now states that indigenous peoples are the…

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24.03.2021

Climate Alliance Luxembourg calls for a stop of the EU-Mercosur Agreement

Climate Alliance Luxembourg, together with committed Luxembourg municipalities,…

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23.03.2021

First report on energy poverty in the private rented sector in Europe published

Energy poverty is increasing in the European private rented sector. This states…

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08.03.2021

Indigenous leaders murdered in Peru

Once again, two indigenous activists have been murdered in the Amazon region.…

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01.03.2021

Local examples wanted – UN Global Climate Action Award launched

The United Nation is inviting cities, organisations, schools and others to…

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25.02.2021

Local commitment for more ambitious climate action – Climate Alliance signs Paris Declaration

Climate Alliance has now signed the 2020 Paris Declaration in support of…

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17.02.2021

Climate Witnesses go online – Exhibition now available digitally!

As of now, an updated version of the popular Climate Alliance exhibition „We are…

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15.01.2021

Autarky Rate Tool for electrical storage solutions now available

Measuring the degree of self-sufficiency with just a few clicks and evaluating…

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Press release | 09.12.2020

Cycling during the Corona crisis more popular than ever

World's largest cycling campaign City Cycling closes year with record results

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07.12.2020

Pilot municipalities wanted: Climate Alliance develops Carbon Pricing Model

As of now, Climate Alliance calls for municipalities, who are interested in…

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04.12.2020

New feature: Climate Alliance Tool enables direct communicate with citizens

The Change the Future Tool has been given a new update: as of now,…

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27.11.2020

Future of the Covenant of Mayors in Europe: survey results published

Higher ambitions, broader commitments and Climate Emergency – those are key…

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26.11.2020

Climate Alliance supports fight against energy poverty in private rented sector

Via a new EU project, Climate Alliance is addressing a central issue of the…

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18.11.2020

Green public procurement – survey maps needs of local authorities

Local authorities can now make their voice heard with this survey on green…

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28.10.2020

Humankind's influence – photo gallery online available now

Photographer Tom Hegen now shows in a virtual exhibition, how human beings shape…

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16.10.2020

New roadmap – EU published Renovation Wave Strategy

With this week’s publication of the “Renovation Wave Strategy”, the European…

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15.10.2020

New EEA report highlights the need for European cities to step up adaptation to climate change impacts

Yesterday, the European Environment Agency (EEA) published a report stressing…

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13.10.2020

Climate Alliance welcomes two new board members

On 8 October, the Climate Alliance General Assembly unanimously elected Harol…

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Press release | 09.10.2020

Climate Alliance resolution against EU-Mercosur trade agreement

Cities and towns reject free trade agreement

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31.08.2020

Competition launched: ideas for the Franco-German Energy Transition Week 2021 wanted

As of today, local actors from Germany and France can submit their ideas for…

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24.08.2020

Climate Alliance mourns the death of board member Robinson López Descanse

Robinson López Descanse, Climate Alliance Vice-President and Coordinator for…

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19.08.2020

Indigenous community marks preliminary success in the fight against Corona

The indigenous community of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Brazil, is seeing some…

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18.08.2020

Climate emergency in municipalities – German climate impact assessment tool available for download

An Excel-based tool for the determination of the climate impact of municipal…

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14.08.2020

City tours into the future – Manual for Transition Tours available

As of now, a manual for municipalities on the implementation of Transition…

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09.08.2020

Member donations make direct aid in the Amazon Basin possible

9 August is the International Indigenous Peoples‘ Day and an opportunity to…

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03.08.2020

European cities compete for European Green Capital & European Green Leaf Award

Cities from all across Europe still have the chance to enter the European Green…

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31.07.2020

CITY CYCLING 2020 enjoys continued success with more municipalities than ever before

It's halftime for the world’s largest cycling campaign. Since 1 May, citizens…

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30.07.2020

Platform for climate change dialogue between Chinese and European cities – new features available

The EC-Link platform promotes the exchange of Chinese and European cities in…

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28.07.2020

Climate Alliance weighs in on EU Renovation Wave

This July, Climate Alliance issued its second response to the European…

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Stop EU-Mercosur

22.07.2020

Climate Alliance joins coalition to stop Mercosur

Climate Alliance has added its voice to that of some 60 organisations throughout…

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03.07.2020

Memorandum secures future of EU Islands Initiative

Last week, the European Commission and numerous Energy Ministers of Europe’s…

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30.06.2020

POWER project honoured with Water Innovation Europe 2020 Award

The POWER project was recognised in the category of Water Governance at last…

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17.06.2020

Climate Alliance promotes transboundary municipal climate partnerships

Climate Alliance extends its support to non-EU municipalities in the global…

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15.06.2020

Climate Alliance established alliance to strengthen the regional value chain of wood

Together with eleven partners from five Alpine regions, Climate Alliance has…

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10.06.2020

Covenant of Mayors launches survey on future of initiative

In these challenging times, the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy wants…

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08.06.2020

Climate Alliance Switzerland further strengthens local climate action

Climate Alliance Switzerland launched the Climate and Energy Charter of the…

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04.06.2020

Kids on the move again – this year with extended working materials!

Climate Alliance’s Green Footprint campaign will take place again this year.…

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27.05.2020

#WeAreChange – 9th Climate Star competition launched

Climate Alliance has just launched the 9th Climate Star competition in search…

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26.05.2020

European City Facility announces first call for applications

Municipalities can now submit their applications to the European City Facility…

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25.05.2020

Climate Alliance annual report now out

The Climate Alliance annual report is now available online! To mark Climate…

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07.05.2020

Amazon Emergency Fund supports indigenous peoples in the fight against Corona

5 May 2020 marks the launch of the Amazon Emergency Fund that will now channel…

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06.05.2020

Covenant of Mayors Board urges green COVID-19 recovery

The European Covenant of Mayors board issued an open letter on 5 May calling on…

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Press release | 29.04.2020

Climate Action in Lieu of Corona Blues – City Cycling Campaign Kicks Off

World’s largest cycling campaign offers a piece of normality in times of crisis

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27.04.2020

Climate Alliance highlights role of municipalities in energy transition

Climate Alliance has called for improved EU financing for energy transition…

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Press release | 21.04.2020

State of emergency in Amazonia: COVID-19 threatens indigenous lives

Climate Alliance calls for support of indigenous peoples

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15.04.2020

CITYCYCLING 2020 open for registration

Municipalities can now register for CITYCYCLING 2020. New this year:…

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14.04.2020

e-Mobility: Interested Climate Alliance members wanted

Climate Alliance is currently developing expertise in the area of e-mobility in…

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09.04.2020

First call for applications – European City Facility set to start

The dates for the first European City Facility (EUCF) call has now been…

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08.04.2020

Indigenous community celebrates success in the fight for their rights

The Peruvian community of Santa Clara de Uchunya has finally received its land…

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07.04.2020

Resources on climate change adaptation and energy poverty now available

A webinar series on climate change adaptation and brochure on energy poverty are…

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17.03.2020

Climate Alliance operations during Corona crisis

Like many other organisations, the Climate Alliance European Secretariat is…

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28.02.2020

Regional wood utilisation – winner videos have been decided

Regional wood utilisation has been the topic of the CaSCo Video Award. For six…

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20.02.2020

Climate Alliance helps launch European City Facility

A new resource has been unveiled to support municipal actors in developing…

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29.01.2020

The benefits of regional wood utilisation

That's a pretty good picture: Climate Alliance has received a total of 10…

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21.01.2020

Using cooperatives for local energy system transformation

Cooperatives contribute to increasing public acceptance of renewable energies…

more

19.12.2019

Covenant of Mayors 2020 Awards

Win a trip to the 2020 Ceremony in the European Parliament in Brussels!

more

17.12.2019

COP25 in Madrid and now?

Seldom have observers been so united in their assessment of the results of a UN…

more

12.12.2019

Call for country experts & national networks of local authorities

For the new European City Facility (EUCF), set up under the European Union’s…

more

Press release | 07.12.2019

UN Climate Secretariat recognises children’s action on climate

Over 80 times around the world in a climate-friendly way with Climate Alliance’s…

more

04.12.2019

COP25: indigenous rights, deforestation and fires in the Amazon

With COP25 kicking off in Madrid, Climate Alliance opened the floor for debate…

more

04.12.2019

Cities sign ‘Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment’ – A strong climate action declaration

The energetic refurbishment of buildings is one of the most important climate…

more

02.12.2019

Province of Barcelona published handbook on renaturing of cities

The relationship between nature and the city has been a recurring theme in…

more

29.11.2019

European Parliament declares climate emergency

On 28 November, four days before the start of the UN Climate Change Conference…

more

28.11.2019

Which Project Development Assistance facility should you apply for?

Guidebook lessons learnt from the Covenant of Mayors Community

more

26.11.2019

Job offer: Project Manager for Innovative Financing, Buildings and EU Policy

We are looking for a project manager for innovative financing, energy efficient…

more

25.11.2019

ChangeNOW Summit in Paris

Apply to be part of the Covenant of Mayors Delegation!

 

more

20.11.2019

Six EU islands publish clean energy transition agendas, putting citizens first

Six European islands have published their clean energy transition agendas,…

more

14.11.2019

Islands Transition Handbook – How to develop your island’s clean energy agenda

The Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat has published the Islands…

more

13.11.2019

OECD study shows unexploited potential in Germany’s public procurement

The German public procurement law reform that came into force in 2016 enables a…

more

11.11.2019

Incentives to change mobility behaviour: Results of the SaMBA project

Latest results of the SaMBA project show the impact pricing policies, free…

more

08.11.2019

POWER Awards for sustainable water innovation presented

One of the highlights of the POWER conference in Brussels was the Award…

more

05.11.2019

Three Climate Alliance members in Italy among the top ten environmental cities

Bolzano, Pesaro and Ferrara occupy the 3rd, 6th and 10th place in the ranking…

more

01.11.2019

Use the POWER community platform for citizen participation

Your municipal administration would like to intensify the exchange with citizens…

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17.10.2019

CaSCo Video Award

My local wood: material with the feel-good factor

more

Regiostars ceremony

10.10.2019

Climate Active Neighbourhoods takes EU Regiostars award for climate resilience

A Climate Alliance led project on bottom-up strategies to reduce energy use in…

more

Press release | 27.09.2019

88 cities denounce human rights and environmental abuses in Amazonia

Climate Alliance members call for solidarity with indigenous peoples in midst of…

more

24.09.2019

EU Parliament: Forest protection to be discussed again

Since the fires in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil at the latest, forest…

more

EUFC Meeting

23.09.2019

Design of new “European City Facility” begins

Just prior to last weeks’ climate strikes, a consortium led by city networks in…

more

11.09.2019

COICA invites Greta Thunberg to a visit into the rainforest

During an event in New York on 9 September 2019 the Vice Coordinator of COICA…

more

23.08.2019

Feedback to the winners of the POWER Idea Contest for Sustainable Communities

More than 140 entries were submitted for the Idea Competition for Sustainable…

more

22.08.2019

Survey on the Copernicus Climate Change Service

The Climate Adaptation Partnership under the Urban Agenda has developed a…

more

19.08.2019

New platform for European-Chinese exchange on sustainable urbanisation

Sustainable urban development is not only an issue for Europe, but also for…

more

Press release | 07.08.2019

Indigenous leaders link rights violations with Amazon deforestation

Videos published ahead of Indigenous Peoples Day decry murders of indigenous…

more

05.08.2019

Experts for the European Green Capital und Green Leaf Panel wanted

Would you like to be part of the European Green Capital and European Green Leaf…

more

12.07.2019

New brochure on adaptation to climate change in the Alps published

The brochure “Adaptation to Climate Change: Good Participation Practice in the…

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10.07.2019

What remains of the Climate Neighbourhoods and the Youth Climate Summit?

Hundreds of people - men and women, adults and young people, experts from local…

more

09.07.2019

Climate Active Neighbourhoods project among the Regiostar Award finalists

The Climate Active Neighbourhoods initiative on neighbourhood-based approaches…

more

26.06.2019

Climate Alliance President Wolter on ICCA2019 and Climate Neighbourhoods

In May 2019, Andreas Wolter, Climate Alliance President and Mayor of Cologne,…

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Press release | 19.06.2019

European project on renewables and energy storage launched

Historical city centres in Austria, Croatia, Italy and Slovenia to benefit

more

19.06.2019

Over 340 civil society organisations call on EU to halt trade negotiations with Brazil

On 17 June more than 340 civil society organisations appealing to the EU to put…

more

18.06.2019

Video statement series launched: Indigenous partners demand ILO169 ratification

Last week Climate Alliance published a video message from Gregorio Mirabal,…

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CAIC19

11.06.2019

Registration now open for the 28th Climate Alliance International Conference

Registration for Climate.Cities.Communities. is now open. The 28th Climate…

more

29.05.2019

Cities and towns are declaring a climate emergency worldwide

Join Climate Alliance members Oxford, Constance, Basel and Kiel as well as the…

more

23.05.2019

Boosting low carbon building renovation across Europe

Today Climate Alliance joins World Green Building Council’s European network in…

more

Press release | 23.05.2019

International meeting identifies key to successful climate action

Joint press release of ifeu Institute for energy and environmental research…

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Annual Report

22.05.2019

Climate Alliance Annual Report now available

Climate Alliance has just released its Annual Report and Outlook 2018/2019. The…

more

Press release | 07.05.2019

Climate Action Call issued as cities worldwide declare climate emergency

Climate Alliance joins coalition urging European leaders to take decisive action…

more

15.04.2019

Climate Alliance and European Committee of the Regions strengthen collaboration

Climate Alliance and the EU's Committee of the Regions (CoR) agreed on a new…

more

12.04.2019

Endorsment of the Forest Pledge directed at the European Parliament

Climate Alliance supports the call to future Members of the European Parliament…

more

11.04.2019

Empowering Neighbourhoods for Climate Action

Climate Alliance has released its new Practice Cube tool during the Empowering…

more

Press release | 10.04.2019

Children across Europe collect Green Footprints

Climate Alliance’s Zoom campaign running again in 2019

more

Press release | 04.04.2019

Climate action stakeholders to meet: Programme release Climate Neighbourhoods

22 and 23 May 2019 in Heidelberg, Germany

more

25.03.2019

First fair on renewables for communities of the Amazon begins today

Climate Alliance is supporting indigenous communities understand the potential…

more

22.03.2019

Photovoltaic array inaugurated in Cologne's twin city of Yarinacocha

On 19 March, a delegation led by Climate Alliance President and Cologne Mayor…

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Kinder im Wald

21.03.2019

Education is vital to preserving our forests

On International Forest Day, Climate Alliance emphasises how local forest…

more

14.03.2019

Towns, cities and regions march with youth for the climate

The time for action is now

more

Solar lamps project

13.03.2019

Climate Alliance honours COICA’s 35th birthday with renewable energy fund

The Climate Alliance Secretariat is set to launch a new fund for renewable…

more

20.02.2019

Call provides cities with opportunity to fund partnerships – new deadline 4 March!

The International Urban Cooperation Programme has announced a deadline extension…

more

15.02.2019

Cycling in Dessau-Roßlau: A concept becomes reality

The goal is clear: The city of Dessau-Roßlau will become a bicycle city and…

more

25.01.2019

Don Camillo and Peppone in Hartberg

Unique energy saving competition between mayor and priest

more

24.01.2019

Guidance on adaptation for Covenant cities updated

The revised Urban Adaptation Support Tool (UAST), jointly developed by the…

more

17.01.2019

Call for Interest on selecting four pilot cities

Is the information system of your city good enough to reach all the citizens?

more

14.01.2019

What happened in 2018 for the Covenant of Mayors in Europe?

In a constantly evolving policy context, the Covenant of Mayors Community has…

more

11.01.2019

Eider José Perafan Ramirez has died

Eider José Perafan Ramirez, former member of the Executive Board of Climate…

more

11.12.2018

Climate Alliance events awarded as gender-balanced

Two side events of Climate Alliance at the UN Climate Change Conference on 7…

more

10.12.2018

Summary for Urban Policy Makers - What the IPCC 1.5 Degree Report means for Cities

A new publication that translates the key scientific findings and policy…

more

Press release | 07.12.2018

UN Climate Secretariat recognises children’s action on climate

150,318 youngsters prove most active group ever in history of Climate Alliance…

more

29.11.2018

Apply for the EUSEW Awards

How are you shaping Europe's energy future? Submit your application in one of…

more

26.11.2018

Climate Alliance members recognised as frontrunners

Recently published Covenant of Mayors communications materials are giving…

more

Press release | 20.11.2018

Regional timber award honours low-emissions procurement projects

15 municipalities and organisations in the alpine region recognised at the…

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Kiefer, Griese, Brose und Wolter

14.11.2018

Rhineland-Palatinate announces plans to join Climate Alliance

German federal state aims to become a member of Europe's largest municipal…

more

Stadtradeln

13.11.2018

60 million kilometres to promote cycling and quality of life

Winning City Cycling municipalities honoured in Kaiserlautern, Germany

more

Press release | 19.10.2018

Climate Star 2018 goes to 15 municipalities and regions

Climate Alliance awards outstanding climate action projects from seven European…

more

Press release | 16.10.2018

New contest supports sustainable municipal water concepts

POWER Idea competition now accepting applications – Closing date extended to 31…

more

10.10.2018

101 organisations call on EU Ministers to green the EU Budget

Today EU Ministers for European and Foreign Affairs received open letter…

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Andreas Wolter, Tine Heyse, Robinson López and Holger Matthäus

Press release | 09.10.2018

Climate Alliance elects new leadership

Cologne Mayor Andreas Wolter becomes president of Europe’s largest city network…

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Press release | 08.10.2018

Adoption of 1.5°C for many a matter of life or death

Climate Alliance comments on the findings of latest IPCC report

more

03.10.2018

Climate Alliance members reaffirm commitment ahead of 24th Climate Summit

Climate Alliance members across Europe have reasserted their pledge to cut…

more

18.09.2018

Indigenous lands store five times more carbon than previously thought

Indigenous peoples manage at least 17 percent of the carbon stored in some 70…

more

13.09.2018

By 2030: More electric cars on roads and less car emissions in Europe's air

CO2 emissions from new cars should be cut by 45 percent by 2030 and market…

more

11.09.2018

Application period for the Covenant of Mayors twinning programme extended

The Covenant of Mayors twinning programme offers cities, regions and provinces…

more

23.08.2018

Covenant Cities in the Spotlight: 1st call for applications!

Ten years after its launch, the Covenant of Mayors initiative is organising an…

more

Press release | 07.08.2018

Indigenous rights for the rainforest protection

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples on 9 August 2018

 

more

24.07.2018

New video details benefits of pan-European exchange on energy issues

Climate Alliance has just released a short film illustrating the importance of…

more

11.07.2018

European Parliament calls for protection indigenous peoples' rights

On 3 July, the European Parliament adopted a resolution demanding the full…

more

05.07.2018

Climate Alliance job offers: Ten days left to apply

Three positions open at the Climate Alliance Brussels Office

more

29.06.2018

New COICA General Coordinator enters into strategic talks with Climate Alliance

On 22 June, COICA, the Indigenous umbrella organization for the Amazon region,…

more

28.06.2018

Apply now for the Covenant of Mayors twinning programme

The Covenant of Mayors twinning programme offers cities, regions and provinces…

more

20.06.2018

Climate Alliance front and centre at the 4th Amazonian Summit in Brazil

On 19 June, Climate Alliance board member Ronald van Meygaarden addressed over…

more

19.06.2018

Climate Alliance in dialogue with indigenous peoples on the value of renewable energies

On 18 June, representatives of Climate Alliance coordinated a workshop promoting…

more

15.06.2018

New video raises awareness of the importance of energy retrofits

Climate Alliance has just released a short film detailing the efforts of the…

more

14.06.2018

Climate Alliance Board member Julie Laernoes speaks at EU for Talanoa

Yesterday's high-level EU for Talanoa event opened with board member Julie…

more

13.06.2018

Job offer: Climate Alliance seeks project and administrative assistant

Climate Alliance wants to strengthen its team: Application deadline 15 July 2018

more

12.06.2018

Job offer: Climate Alliance seeks two project officers for climate and energy

Climate Alliance wants to strengthen its team: Application deadline 15 July 2018

more

07.06.2018

ChangeNOW Summit in Paris – Apply today and be part of the European Covenant of Mayors Delegation!

The ChangeNOW summit, taking place on 28 and 29 September in Paris, is the…

more

2018 Climate Alliance International Conference

06.06.2018

Local climate action talk submissions now possible

Climate Alliance members have until 15 June to apply for a climate action talk…

more

05.06.2018

Climate Alliance well-presented amongst EU Sustainable Energy Award winners

A high-level jury has decided: both the bioenergy park project of the Climate…

more

Climate Alliance Annual Report and Outlook

31.05.2018

Climate Alliance Annual Report now available

Climate Alliance has just released its Annual Report and Outlook 2017/2018. The…

more

25.05.2018

Climate Alliance project Peace_Alps in the running for the EU Sustainable Energy Award

Peace_Alps, an initiative through which Climate Alliance working with partners…

more

Schibel and Gov. Brown

23.05.2018

Climate Alliance in dialogue with California Governor Jerry Brown

Coordinator of Climate Alliance Italy Karl-Ludwig Schibel met with California…

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2018 Climate Alliance International Conference

18.05.2018

Registration now open for the Climate Alliance International Conference and General Assembly!

Municipal delegates as well as members of civil society may now reserve their…

more

Camille Gira

17.05.2018

Climate Alliance mourns former board member and friend Camille Gira

Camille Gira, Luxembourg State Secretary for Sustainable Development and…

more

03.05.2018

ZOOM - Kids on the Move

Tens of thousands of children have already registered, and many more will follow…

more

Tanaloa Dialogue

23.04.2018

Climate Alliance dives into climate process at first EU Dialogue for Climate Action

On 23 April, Climate Alliance President Tine Heyse and Working Group on…

more

11.04.2018

Next EU budget must support climate action and sustainable development

A group of 31 civil society organisations, associations and think tanks urged…

more

COP24

03.04.2018

Less than 210 days remain for cities to give input to 24th Climate Summit

Local authorities have until 29 October to provide feedback for this year’s UN…

more

Press release | 20.03.2018

Nature-based solutions key to combatting local water challenges

Cities and researchers come out in support of sustainable approaches to water…

more

07.03.2018

New study highlights the potential of wastewater as a valuable resource

The results of a recent study on waste water in the Netherlands demonstrate that…

more

Press release | 28.02.2018

Luxembourg takes exemplary step to protect indigenous peoples

Climate Alliance welcomes Luxembourg's ratification of International Labour…

more

22.02.2018

Climate Alliance members meet on eve of Covenant of Mayors cemerony

On 19 February 2018, members and partner organisations of the Climate Alliance…

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Meter

19.02.2018

New dashboard shows energy consumption in public buildings

A new data analysis platform is providing a real-time overview of current…

more

12.02.2018

Two calls provide cities with opportunity to fund partnerships – deadline 8 March & 12 April!

The International Urban Cooperation Programme has announced the launch of its…

more

08.02.2018

Job offer: Officer – Global Covenant of Mayors

Climate Alliance wants to strengthen its Global Covenant team – Application…

more

01.02.2018

New manual offers guidance for the renovation of public buildings

A new publication supports local authorities to find financing for the…

more

30.01.2018

Increasing bioenergy use endangers forests

The proposed recast of the EU’s renewable energies directive stands to damage…

more

29.01.2018

New publication offers insight on the ability of cities to cope with water challenges

The KWR Watercycle Research Institute has just published a paper addressing the…

more

22.01.2018

Video shows how municipalities can implement climate concepts efficiently

The short film “How to implement energy action plans” explains step by step how…

more

19.01.2018

Apply for an EU Sustainable Energy Award

The EU Sustainable Energy Awards recognise outstanding innovation in energy…

more

18.01.2018

Parliament supports strengthening of energy efficiency targets

On 17 January, the European Parliament overwhelmingly adopted a binding 35%…

more

Covenant Ceremony

09.01.2018

Covenant of Mayors celebrates 10th anniversary: Event registration now open

Municipal representatives have until 12 February to secure their place at the…

more

08.01.2018

MOVING OFFICES: RESTRICTED REACHABILITY ON 10 & 11 JANUARY!

The Climate Alliance European Secretariat Headquarters in Frankfurt is moving

more

19.12.2017

Climate Alliance calls for locally-driven energy efficiency financing

On 4 December, Climate Alliance released a set of five policy recommendations…

more

15.12.2017

New database facilitates divestment from coal

The environmental organisation Urgewald has recorded more than 770 coal…

more

12.12.2017

New twinning programme within the Covenant of Mayors

The new Covenant Twinning program launched this year is inviting municipalities…

more

08.12.2017

Parliament lead committee supports ambitious energy efficiency targets

Climate Alliance welcomes the decision of the European Parliament's Committee on…

more

29.11.2017

Climate Alliance review of the 23rd Climate Summit in Bonn now online

Climate Alliance’s perspectives on the year’s most important climate conference…

more

GRETA Video

Press release | 23.11.2017

The energy under our feet: Video makes geothermal energy accessible

Short film by EU-funded Greta project wins award for best communication of a…

more

22.11.2017

Four Italian local authorities adopt Climate Alliance Resolution

The South Tyrolean market municipality of Campo Tures, the cities of Merano and…

more

Geothermal energy

21.11.2017

Near-surface geothermal energy presents important chance

Few communities in the Alpine region make sufficient use of near-surface…

more

20.11.2017

Interview on energy management in the municipal building administration

Alexander Nordhus is responsible for the energy efficiency management in the…

more

Green Footprints Handover in 2017

Press release | 16.11.2017

UN Climate Secretariat Head Espinosa recognises children’s action on climate

A record-breaking 205,577 youngsters take part in the 15th year of the Climate…

more

25.10.2017

Austrian Climate Alliance members now also part of new national association

After 27 years, Climate Alliance Austria will become an association of its own.…

more

Palm Oil, Peru

17.10.2017

Indigenous leaders embark on bus tour across Europe to save their forests

The Guardians of the Forest delegation will make its first stop in the Climate…

more

Press release | 12.10.2017

From Frankfurt’s “Nordend” to the “Spijkerkwartier” in Arnhem across Europe: Climate Protection starts in the Neighbourhood!

On 5 and 6 October, representatives of local authorities as well as non-profit…

more

Press release | 10.10.2017

New Digital Social Platform for water related issues is online!

Do you want to improve the water management in your local authority? If the…

more

04.10.2017

2019 European Green Leaf

The European Green Leaf is the EU-wide competition for smaller cities and towns.…

more

04.10.2017

2020 European Green Capital Award

Does your city have what it takes to be a European Green Capital Award winner?…

more

Press release | 26.09.2017

Municipal pathways for the transformation to more climate action and global justice

International Climate Alliance Conference ‒ From goals to action

more

Press release | 19.09.2017

New agreement gives local and regional governments stronger voice on climate and energy

Brussels/Frankfurt, 19 September 2017. Climate Alliance today signed an action…

more

08.09.2017

Climate Star 2018 - Application period extended

For the eighth time, Climate Alliance is calling on all member cities,…

more

05.09.2017

Province of Ferrara develops €15million investment programme for energy efficiency

Climate Alliance member Province of Ferrara has become the second public…

more

04.09.2017

2017 International Climate Alliance Conference

20 – 22 September 2017 in Essen

more

Press release | 08.08.2017

Cologne agrees climate partnership with indigenous peoples in Peru

Climate Alliance city shows solidarity with communities in the Amazon Basin for…

more

19.07.2017

Climate Alliance’s work recognised - SEAP_Alps project finalist of the RegioStar Award!

The Alpine Space project SEAP_Alps has been selected as a finalist of the…

more

10.07.2017

Job offer: Climate and Energy Expert

Climate Alliance wants to strengthen its team: Application deadline 15 August…

more

06.07.2017

Participate in the Covenant of Mayors twinning programme – expenses paid!

The call for the twinning programme of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and…

more

04.07.2017

Climate Alliance addresses EU Commission on food system links to climate change

On 28 June, Climate Alliance attracted the attention of decision makers from a…

more

26.06.2017

New chairs take helm of Working Group on Financing

On 20 June, the Climate Alliance Working Group on Financing met in Brussels to…

more

23.06.2017

EU Mayors and Commissioner Cañete commit to dialogue

On 20 June 2017, the European Covenant of Mayors Political Board met with EU…

more

Press release | 22.06.2017

Engagement of cities key to successful energy transition

Local government leaders urge MEPs to better integrate the local level

more

21.06.2017

Networks release joint statement on energy efficiency financing

Strengthening the role of the local level to accelerate the clean energy…

more

19.06.2017

Join Climate Alliance at the European Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels!

EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is back for its 12th edition, from 19 to 25…

more

31.05.2017

Climate Alliance Board meets in Europe’s Green Capital

Essen is going international: The Climate Alliance Board will meet from 31 May…

more

Press release | 22.05.2017

The 2018 Climate Star competition – Diversity in local climate action

Climate Alliance seeks Europe’s best local climate action projects

more

16.05.2017

Open European Day features Climate Alliance’s work on Adaptation

Setting the focus on mainstreaming adaptation and changing working routines

more

Press release | 03.05.2017

Children across Europe show climate commitment for 15th year running

Climate Alliance celebrates the Zoom campaign’s 15 years of success with art…

more

21.04.2017

Peru: Palm oil plantations destroy rainforest

Study trip with the Mayor of Cologne

more

20.04.2017

Climate Alliance Lëtzebuerg: Study trip to Ecuador

In March, Climate Alliance Lëtzebuerg / ASTM organised a study trip to Ecuador.…

more

12.04.2017

Voice your capacity building needs in Covenant of Mayors survey

Climate Alliance’s strong involvement in the Covenant of Mayors initiative has…

more

11.04.2017

Funding for public procurement of energy efficiency solutions

Climate Alliance has long recognised public procurement as an integral part of…

more

03.04.2017

Partner with a Chinese city – deadline 10 April

EU International Urban Cooperation Programme

more

Press release | 30.03.2017

City Cycling – Cycling for a better climate

Climate Alliance invites municipalities and municipal parliaments to take part…

more

21.03.2017

Job offer: Communications Manager

Climate Alliance wants to strengthen its team: Application deadline 17 April

more

Press release | 16.03.2017

Cities put social network benefits to use in water management

A new idea of four cities on World Water Day on 22 March

more

10.03.2017

Peru: Mayor Wolter holds talks with indigenous people on palm oil

Tomorrow, Andreas Wolter, Mayor of the City of Cologne and Climate Alliance…

more

03.03.2017

Climate Alliance delegation heads to Ecuador

Today a Climate Alliance delegation began their 10 day journey to Ecuador. The…

more

28.02.2017

European Environment Agency issues new report on financing adaptation

Climate Alliance members Ghent and Hamburg in the spotlight

more

15.02.2017

EU Committee of the Regions adopts Climate Alliance adaptation messages

Last Thursday, the Committee of the Regions (CoR) plenary unanimously adopted an…

more

02.02.2017

Participatory financing gains boost via Citizenergy Project Award

Frankfurt, 2 February 2017. Participatory financing of sustainable energy…

more

31.01.2017

Wanted: Municipalities serious about reducing energy and water use

Join a savings initiative and save money in the process

more

Press release | 30.01.2017

The renewable energy source: Near surface geothermal energy - Available almost everywhere, but still little known

Frankfurt am Main, 30 January 2017. The Alpine region has abundant sources of…

more

Press release | 24.01.2017

Supporting municipal use of citizen-based financing key to energy transition

Position paper cites “catalysing role” of public authorities in realising…

more

23.01.2017

Climate Alliance city Hasselt closes EU Commission event on energy efficiency

Some 400 key stakeholders from cities, regions, industry and the financial…

more

03.01.2017

Passive House school yields convincing results

Climate Alliance member Halle (DE) inspires with energy efficient building

more

08.12.2016

Global damage caused by illegal timber trade

Frankfurt, 8 December 2016.  The illegal logging and trafficking of wood causes…

more

06.12.2016

Call for greater involvement of cities and regions in EU adaptation policy

Committee of the Regions opinion drafted in cooperation with Climate Alliance…

more

30.11.2016

Newsletter eClimail: International Climate Alliance Conference and Climate Star Gala

Read the eClimail newsletter

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21.11.2016

Implementing the Covenant of Mayors in Belgium and Benin

First joint north-south commitments taken by Climate Alliance member Zoersel and…

more

Press release | 14.11.2016

Europe’s children demand UN Climate Summit delegates be better role models

Green Footprints of 175,000 children presented to UN Climate Secretariat head…

more

09.11.2016

Climate Alliance at COP22 in Marrakech

Climate Alliance is, in this year as in years past, present at the UN Climate…

more

03.11.2016

Brazil’s first indigenous mayor elected to power

October 2016. The municipality of Marechal Thaumaturgo’s 15,000 inhabitants have…

more

03.11.2016

Climate Alliance members and the Committee of the Regions - In dialogue on adaptation

Working group on adaptation discusses EU adaptation strategy with key EU…

more

Press release | 10.10.2016

Best climate action projects in Europe awarded

15 Climate Stars given to cities and regions in 7 countries

more

Press release | 19.08.2016

The Mobile Green Living Room Roadshow – a feast for the senses

From Frankfurt to London to the banks of the Danube at the International Climate…

more

Press release | 09.08.2016

Indigenous People's Right to Education

International Day on the World's Indigenous Peoples on 9 August 2016 - Joint…

more

26.07.2016

Job vacancy at the Climate Alliance Brussels Office

Frankfurt/Brussels. -Application deadline extended- Climate Alliance is…

more

13.07.2016

Call for Climate Alliance Ambassadors at COP22

Join the Climate Alliance delegation at the UN Climate Change Conference in…

more

02.07.2016

New brochure on indigenous strategies for comprehensive forest protection

Frankfurt am Main. With "A critical look at REDD+ and indigenous strategies for…

more

Press release | 24.06.2016

Launch of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy

Frankfurt/Brussels, 24 June 2016. This week, a momentous merger was announced by…

more

Press release | 17.06.2016

Green Public procurement award

To mark the highlight of the four years project Green ProcA on green public…

more

15.06.2016

Climate Alliance Working Group meets the Urban Development Division of the European Investment Bank

Frankfurt/Brussels. The Climate Alliance members of the working group on…

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Press release | 07.06.2016

New EU project POWER published best practices on water management for four cities

Fankfurt am Main. POWER, the EU funded initiative on political and social…

more

13.05.2016

Funding opportunities via the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme

Frankfurt am Main.  Many Climate Alliance members who have substantial energy…

more

Press release | 28.04.2016

Six local and regional authorities networks issue statement on governance of the EU Energy Union

Cities and regions call on decision-makers to include subnational governments in…

more

22.04.2016

The process begins: Record number of countries to sign Paris Agreement this Friday

Frankfurt am Main. A recording breaking 155 countries are set to sign the Paris…

more

13.04.2016

New edition of handbook “Buying Green!” published

Frankfurt am Main. The European Commission published a fully revised version of…

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Press release | 11.04.2016

Kids on the move for climate action: EU-wide campaign kicks off 2016 season in Bayreuth

ZOOM launches at primary school in Bad Berneck, Germany

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