How Europe’s cities prepare for heat waves

By |september 3rd, 2018|cities and climate change, green cities, heatwave, News, urban mobility|

The number of cities exposed to extreme temperatures is expected to nearly triple over the next few decades. One solution is to radically change the way we use cars in cities by replacing parking space with "parklets", writes Ross Douglas.

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Closing the loopholes in the EU’s centerpiece climate law

By |oktober 9th, 2017|cities and climate change, Covenant of Mayors, Effort Sharing Decision, green cities, News, Paris Agreement|

EU member states can enable the upscaling of good examples of local climate action by closing loopholes in the Effort Sharing Regulation, a centerpiece of the EU's climate policy, write Claire Roumet and Femke de Jong.

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Oslo Mayor: Here’s how we plan to become a carbon neutral city

By |september 20th, 2017|carbon capture and storage, carbon neutrality, CCS, cities and climate change, diesel cars, green cities, heating and cooling, heating and cooling strategy, News, Norway, Oslo, Smart cities|

The city of Oslo surprised observers last year by announcing plans to introduce a “carbon budget” with the objective of halving its global warming emissions by 2020 and becoming carbon neutral by 2030. The city’s Mayor, Raymond Johansen, told EURACTIV.com how he intends to achieve this ambitious objective.

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Oslo, London, Amsterdam lead push for ‘greener’ transport

By |april 26th, 2017|Amsterdam, CO2 emissions, green cities, London, News, Oslo, Paris Agreement, Smart cities, urban transport|

Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading the race to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, a study showed on Tuesday (25 April).

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