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  Let’s IMAGINE... regenerative urban development at the 4th Future of Cities Forum
29 September 2014 - 12:32, by Floriane Bernardot | 214 visits
Organised by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the World Future Council and Energy Cities, the 4th Future of Cities Forum is also the Final Conference of the IMAGINE...low energy cities project.
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  Romanian cities receive funding to speed up mobility plans development
23 septembre 2014 - 15:14, par Blandine Pidoux | 192 visits
Thanks to a funding by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Braşov is one of eight Romanian cities receiving help in the development of its SUMP.
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  New York, new approaches? The UN Climate Summit backs collective city-lead action
23 September 2014 - 10:00, by Miriam Eisermann | 277 visits
Floods, droughts, storms…Climate change is becoming more and more visible. Urgency for action is a leitmotiv for the world leaders gathering in New York as of today to attend the UN Climate Summit 2014.
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  EU cash pool with over 30 billion euros for sustainable energy projects
18 September 2014 - 11:35, by Miriam Eisermann | 278 visits
A crucial tool for the transition to a low-carbon economy is the EU Cohesion Fund (€325 billion): at least €23 billion are foreseen for sustainable energy during the 2014-2020 period. It is very likely that Member States will even put more money in the basket (estimated €38-39 (...)
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  Linda loves her car and hates the bus... but she is ready for a change !
16 septembre 2014 - 17:51, par Blandine Pidoux | 491 visits
Under the banner of "Our streets, our choice", this year’s European Mobility Week aims to encourage citizens to ’reclaim’ urban spaces to create the city they want to live in. Discover how some Energy Cities members make it a reality in their cities and towns.
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  The “Big Five” recommendations to new EU leaders
16 septembre 2014 - 12:22, par Miriam Eisermann | 335 visits
Following the European elections, new teams are taking up duties in the European institutions : The Commission’s and the EU Parliament’s agendas for the upcoming months foresee two major objectives : a resilient energy union and a low-emission economy.
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  EU governance : What if cities were finally given the driver’s seat?
11 September 2014 - 13:05, by Frédéric Boyer | 262 visits
The European Commission has issued a Communication on « The urban dimension of EU policies – key features of an EU urban agenda” and is consulting European stakeholders until 26 September.
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  What does the new Commission tell about future EU priorities?
10 September 2014 - 16:15, by Miriam Eisermann | 375 visits
Since today we know their names. The dream team of Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission’s President, has been announced a few hours ago. What are Junckers top job choices telling us about his political agenda for the next five years?
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Events to come
Sustainable and affordable heating and cooling: the case of European cities
Thursday 2 October 14:30-17:30

Community energy across Europe—making it happen
Monday 6 October

A governance model for local growth and territorial cohesion: taking inspiration from the Covenant of Mayors
Tuesday 7 October 14:30-17:00

Innovative financing for energy efficiency and renewables: feedback from successful projects
Wednesday 8 October

Energy Transition – Engine of Growth in Europe’s Regions?
Wednesday 8 October 14:30-19:00

The energy transition at local level: its economic impact and financing opportunities
Thursday 9 October

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