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The City Finance Lab calls on urban leaders to help build back better

Organised by sustainability expert South Pole, the competition for the most innovative financing solutions for city climate (...)

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The Covenant of Mayors Board calls for a Green Recovery Strategy

In an Open Letter published on May 5th, members of the Covenant of Mayors – Europe Board are calling upon EU decision makers (...)

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New tools help communities measure and reduce their emissions locally

The slogan “What you can measure, you can manage” has become a guiding principle for local climate action. There’s an account (...)

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Turning your Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan into a Strategic Investment Plan [report]

On 9th of October, in the framework of the EU Week of Regions and Cities, the H2020 PROSPECT project and the Covenant of (...)

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Circular Cars Initiative launched at United Nations Climate Action Summit

On the occasion of the United Nations Climate Action Summit, EIT Climate-KIC, the World Economic Forum and several partner (...)

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MED . Mediterranean Energy Debate

On 10th October 2019 in Brussels, the Efficient Buildings Community is organizing MED - Mediterranean Energy Debate a public (...)

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Open applications for PROSPECT peer-to-peer learning programme

The 4th and last call for applications for H2020 PROSPECT is now open! Is your city/region trying to secure financing to (...)

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Breaking down barriers to climate-finance: the City Finance Lab launches second call for proposals

Competition for the five most innovative financing solutions for climate action in cities will run until the end of October (...)

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European stakeholders call for immediate action in face of climate emergency

In an unprecedented Climate Action Call published today, the 7th of May 2019, a broad coalition is urging European leaders (...)

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Major investors call for oil and gas groups to step up climate action

Sixty investors have urged the oil and gas sector to do more on climate change and “take responsibility” for its carbon emiss (...)

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All countries in the Paris Agreement now have policies to fight climate change

The London School of Economics has found that 197 countries which signed the landmark Paris Agreement now have at least one (...)

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UN Global Pulse: “We see a huge opportunity to get companies involved in data philanthropy”

Robert Kirkpatrick, Director of UN Global Pulse, recently spoke to Climate Action about the huge, untapped benefits of using (...)

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Tom Steyer talks to Climate Action: “Our ability to solve this is greater than we ever knew”

Climate Action recently interviewed billionaire philanthropist Tom Steyer on new energy technologies and climate change in (...)

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The European Union sets ambitious renewable energy and efficiency targets

The European Union has voted to increase its binding targets on both energy efficiency and renewable energy, sending a signal (...)

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EU Emissions Trading System to be revised to go in line with the Paris Agreement

The EU has reached a provisional agreement to revise its Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the period after 2020 - a (...)