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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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 Declaration of the Covenant of Mayors Board: Developing low-carbon, resilient and more liveable communities
20 June 2017 - 16:19
On 20 June, the European Covenant of Mayors Board and Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Canete discussed EU policy and the role of the Covenant of Mayors...
Covenant cities: Support your peers in replicating your cost-effective good practices!
19 June 2017 - 12:34
Over 5,000 good climate and energy practices of the Covenant of Mayors community can be found in the Covenant Benchmarks of Excellence catalogue...
Sustainable urban mobility: Applications for the CIVITAS 2017 Awards are now open!
12 June 2017 - 09:49
The call for applications to the CIVITAS 2017 Awards in the field of sustainable urban mobility has just been launched....
POWER project supports cities in improving their water management
8 June 2017 - 16:17
The Horizon 2020 POWER project helps cities adapt their water management to the impacts of climate change....
Covenant city Gijón first to join new technical assistance programme of European Energy Efficiency Fund
2 June 2017 - 16:53
Covenant signatory Ayuntamiento de Gijón is the first local authority to benefit from the new technical assistance facility of the European Energy Efficiency Fund....
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