Energy Transition Covenant of Mayorss IMAGINE
  In North America, Vancouver aims to become the first green city by 2020!
22 May 2015 - 08:59, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 130 visits
There is a kind of competition between very big cities... As Copenhagen announced its ambition to run on 100 % renewable energy by 2025, Mayor of Vancouver Gregor Robertson wants the city to reach its target as soon as possible.
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  Setting the scene: The European Parliament’s debate on energy security
19 May 2015 - 13:42, by Thomas Garabetian | 251 visits
At the end of 2014, the European Parliament published a report on the European Energy Security Strategy focusing on diversifying import routes for fossil fuels. It however seemed to miss out the importance of reducing energy demand and accelerating the deployment of local renewable energy sources. Instead it focuses on (...)
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  Secretary General of CEDEC Gert de Block wishes Energy Cities "a long life"
18 May 2015 - 11:04, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 182 visits
To a long life for Energy Cities, to a successful cooperation on energy transition!
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  Resilient cities #2: Bristol, Toronto and El Hierro aim for self sufficiency
13 May 2015 - 10:45, by Floriane Bernardot | 241 visits
According to the World Health Organisation, "resilient and empowered communities respond proactively to new or adverse situa- tions, prepare for economic, social and environmental change and cope better with crisis and hardship." At a time when "crisis" and "hardship" have probably become the most frequently used words in our daily (...)
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  Resilient cities #1: Developing new forms of governance
11 May 2015 - 14:50, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 177 visits
Fostering resilience is a community matter. French journalist and documentary filmmaker Marie-Monique Robin states: “On the ground, those projects that are performing the best are led by motivated citizens and supported by municipalities that listen to them”.
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  When waste isn’t waste: How a city can regenerate its resources
6 May 2015 - 10:21, by Floriane Bernardot | 307 visits
Excerpt from Energy Cities INFO #43
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  Energy Cities’ Photo Contest: And the winners of urban art pieces are...
4 May 2015 - 15:27, by Floriane Bernardot | 302 visits
On the occasion of its 25th Anniversary, Energy Cities launched a Photo Contest that was open to all members of the network.
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  A warm welcome to our new member cities and Board of Directors !
30 avril 2015 - 14:28, par Floriane Bernardot | 409 visits
Since the latest General Assembly, Energy Cities is proud to have welcomed 18 new members from 10 different countries.
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Events to come
Symposium : L’économie circulaire en Région Bruxelles-Capitale
Friday 29 May

Velo-city 2015
From 2 to 5 June

2nd European CITIES Forum
Tuesday 2 June

Intermodality in Europe - Congress INTERMODES 2015
From 3 June 13:30 to 4 June 18:00

Intermodality in Europe - Study Visit on "Intermodality" in Paris and Ile-de-France Region
From 4 June 16:00 to 5 June 17:30

A la rencontre des porteurs de projets de quartiers durables de Rhône-Alpes, Suisse et Franche-Comté
Friday 5 June 09:30-12:30

All coming events >>
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