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Transforming Heating and Cooling creates jobs, new businesses - Case Study – Helsingborg, Sweden

Transforming Heating and Cooling creates jobs, new businesses - Case Study – Helsingborg, Sweden | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The UK has had great success in reducing emissions: down 43% overall since 1990. But, like most places, Heating and Cooling is struggling. Mark Woodward, of The Smart City Alliance and Nordic Heat, sets out a plan for progress, and includes lessons from Europe. The focus is on four core energy efficiency activities: reduce, recover, …
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Cooperative City in Quarantine #10: Mobility

Cooperative City in Quarantine #10: Mobility | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
What are the challenges of promoting mobility in European cities following the COVID-19 crisis and how can innovative methods help ensure mobility is encouraged in European cities?
With:
Patrizia Marani,Comune Di Parma
Mona Jabbari, University of Minho
Antonio Solinas,GreenShare
Moderated by Daniela Patti,Eutropian, and Domenico Schillaci, #PUSH.
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Energy Transition Priorities of Zagreb City Centre - Development vision after the 2020 earthquake

Energy Transition Priorities of Zagreb City Centre - Development vision after the 2020 earthquake | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The earthquake on March 22nd caused extensive damage to the Zagreb City Centre largely due to the destruction of chimneys, which then pulled parts of the roofs and facades with them. In addition to the damage being disproportionate to the magnitude of the earthquake, a substantial part of the area called the Lower Town became […]
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City of Newcastle to strengthen climate action plan, building on the 2020 Carbon Water Management Action Plan | Newcastle Herald | Newcastle, NSW

City of Newcastle to strengthen climate action plan, building on the 2020 Carbon Water Management Action Plan | Newcastle Herald | Newcastle, NSW | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The City's new climate action plan will outline specific goals and priorities for the next five years.
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Large areas of London to be made ‘car-free’ - Climate Action

Large areas of London to be made ‘car-free’ - Climate Action | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and Transport for London (TFL) have announced plans to transform parts of central London into “one of the largest car-free zones in any capital city in the world”.
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Denmark plans two huge ‘energy islands’ to meet climate goals – EURACTIV.com

Denmark plans two huge ‘energy islands’ to meet climate goals – EURACTIV.com | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Denmark plans to build two “energy islands” totalling 4GW of offshore wind capacity, under plans to reduce emissions by 70% from 1990s levels by 2030 and become a green energy exporter. EURACTIV's media partner, Climate Home News, reports.
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EU climate neutrality is essential, or recovery will be short-lived – EURACTIV.com

EU climate neutrality is essential, or recovery will be short-lived – EURACTIV.com | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
A growing number of businesses have recognised the economic benefits of the transition to a carbon neutral economy. It is now critically important that Europe commits to strengthening the Green Deal with a 55% greenhouse gas reduction target for 2030, write Eliot Whittington and María Mendiluce.
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Cooperative City in quarantine - Urban Commons

Cooperative City in quarantine - Urban Commons | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
How can the urban commons strengthen communities in the post-COVID phase to face the upcoming social and economic challenges?
A discussion with
Ugo Mattei, Professor University of Turin, Italy
Duygu Toprak, Ankara Turkey
Martin Locret, Plateau Urbain Paris, France
Joaquín De Santos Barbosa, Community Land Trust Bxl, Belgium
Andrea Simone, Nonna Roma, Italy
Natasha Dourida, Communitism Athens, Greece
moderated by
Daniela Patti (Eutropian) and Alessandra Quarta (University of Turin)

 

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Coronavirus has emptied public spaces – but it could reinvent the high street | Anna Minton | Opinion | The Guardian

Coronavirus has emptied public spaces – but it could reinvent the high street | Anna Minton | Opinion | The Guardian | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Business models reliant on maximum footfall are at odds with social distancing, says author and academic Anna Minton
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Carbon neutral or climate neutral ? - Construction21

Carbon neutral or climate neutral ? - Construction21 | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Carbon neutral or climate neutral? The question may seem incongruous, as the term carbon neutrality has entered the technical language used by policy-makers. For example, in August 2019, the (...)
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euskadiko langile komisioak - Inicio

euskadiko langile komisioak - Inicio | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
CCOO ya somos parte de la cooperativa de energía GoiEner. Es un objetivo compartido del sindicato y la cooperativa dar pasos hacia una transformación social que cree un modelo económico y energético más justo.
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Watchdog: Germany must reach net zero emissions by 2038

Watchdog: Germany must reach net zero emissions by 2038 | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
An independent advisory body on environmental policy warned Germany risks exhausting its carbon budget by 2029 without robust climate action
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Quand l’Etat gère la crise, les collectivités doivent assurer la résilience

Quand l’Etat gère la crise, les collectivités doivent assurer la résilience | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Nicolas Rio est consultant-chercheur en stratégies territoriales, enseignant à Sciences Po et fondateur de l’agence Partie Prenante. Il estime que la crise sanitaire actuelle est un révélateu
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Green Deal will be ‘our motor for the recovery’, von der Leyen says – EURACTIV.com

Green Deal will be ‘our motor for the recovery’, von der Leyen says – EURACTIV.com | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen promised on Tuesday (28 April) to put the European Green Deal at the centre of the EU’s recovery plan, echoing similar statements made by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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Coronavirus: Local leaders in a global crisis –

Coronavirus: Local leaders in a global crisis – | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
POLITICO talks to mayors across Europe as communities endure deaths, lockdowns and job losses.
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Four cities call for multi-billion-euro clean bus fund – EURACTIV.com

Four cities call for multi-billion-euro clean bus fund – EURACTIV.com | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The European Commission has been urged by to set up a multi-billion euro grant scheme for zero-emission buses and to help cities build new cycle paths, as part of the EU’s coronavirus recovery package.
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Covid-19 recovery: Investment opportunities in deep renovation in Europe

Covid-19 recovery: Investment opportunities in deep renovation in Europe | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
BPIE – Buildings Performance Institute Europe - has carried out an analysis of the investment opportunity for Europe’s building sector, which could help mi …
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Achieving Climate Goals Now: A Breakthrough Sustainable Climate Strategy - Climate Action

Achieving Climate Goals Now: A Breakthrough Sustainable Climate Strategy - Climate Action | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Achieving the ambitious goals outlined in the Paris Agreement requires that investors do more than simply reduce their portfolios’ carbon footprints. This understanding was one of the key drivers behind the development of the State Street Global Advisors Sustainable Climate Strategy. Follow our Steps to Sustainability and learn how our ESG strategies could help you meet the climate change challenge.
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LEAKED: Europe’s draft ‘green recovery’ plan – EURACTIV.com

LEAKED: Europe’s draft ‘green recovery’ plan – EURACTIV.com | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The European Commission’s promised green recovery plan will focus on building renovation, renewables and hydrogen as well as clean mobility and the circular economy, according to a leaked working document obtained by EURACTIV.
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A Just Transition can address systemic inequality, not just clean energy jobs

For some, the concept of a Just Transition means more than re-skilling former coal workers. It’s an opportunity to reduce systemic inequality in their society. Energy costs represent a high portion of the spending of the poor, so any major overhaul of the energy system, like the Transition, can have a direct and positive impact …
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Vienna : A Powered by FIWARE platform facilitating citizens’ urban experience

Both citizens and city officials can benefit from the platform’s web services that facilitate daily activities, ranging from urban mobility to environmental monitoring. The platform gives access to readily organised and visualised information, without the need to go through raw data. This provides the city with unparalleled transparency across policy areas for monitoring and benchmarking, while promoting citizen participation in shaping the future of the city.
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Enquête sur le classement des réseaux de chaleur et de froid - Réseaux de chaleur et territoires

Enquête sur le classement des réseaux de chaleur et de froid - Réseaux de chaleur et territoires | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Le Cerema travaille depuis 2018 sur la procédure de classement des réseaux de chaleur. Un premier retour d’expérience (Rex) a ainsi été réalisé en 2018 auprès de 4 collectivités ayant classé leur réseau par le Cerema. Afin d’être plus représentatif, un nouveau retour d’expérience a été mené en partenariat avec AMORCE en 2019/2020. Ce dernier intègre les informations collectées lors du premier Rex ainsi que 5 nouvelles collectivités ayant classé leur réseau et 35 maître d’ouvrage de réseaux non classés.
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The Fight for Recovery

The Fight for Recovery | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Big polluters are already trying to hijack plans for a green recovery stimulus plan that takes the necessary climate action
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City leaders aim to shape green recovery from coronavirus crisis | Sustainable development | The Guardian

City leaders aim to shape green recovery from coronavirus crisis | Sustainable development | The Guardian | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it

Cities around the world are already planning for life after Covid-19, with a series of environmental initiatives being rolled out from Bogotá to Barcelona to ensure public safety and bolster the fight against climate breakdown.

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The EIB Circular Economy Guide - Supporting the circular transition

The EIB Circular Economy Guide - Supporting the circular transition | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
The EIB supports the transition to the circular economy. This guide explains why – and how that can be achieved.
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reCOVery : repenser l’économie d’après-crise

reCOVery : repenser l’économie d’après-crise | Energy Transition in Europe | www.energy-cities.eu | Scoop.it
Entreprises, acteurs financiers et fédérations s’unissent pour lancer reCOVery, une initiative collaborative pour repenser l’économie d’après-crise.
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