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  #DIVEST - 3 steps to create your fossil-fuel free investment portfolio
28 October 2016 - 10:03, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 0 visits
A large part of our financial system is currently nourishing unsustainable production and consumption patterns, intensive in carbon and natural resources. Making radical changes by redirecting money flows, that is the aim of the fossil fuel divestment campaign. It is gaining traction all across the world. The international (...)
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  First Net Zero Energy Buildings in Hadera (Israel), an example to follow
27 octobre 2016 - 12:16, par Béatrice Alcaraz | 99 visits
Hadera, our first member in Israel, is known in its country as an energy city because it hosts critical energy infrastructures such as two national power stations and the world’s biggest desalination plant. But recently, Mayor of Hadera Tzvika Gendelman decided to build an innovative type of building : the "KAYMA" kindergarten is the (...)
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  The Brussels Green Loan: another incentive encouraging Brussels citizens to energy retrofit their homes
11 October 2016 - 15:35, by Jana Cicmanova | 235 visits
Buildings are responsible for 72% of the energy consumed in the area of Brussels-Capital Region. Since 2004, the region has launched a number of incentives, encouraging homeowners to improve energy performance of their dwellings. After an ‘energy grant’ and a ‘renovation grant’, the region has recently launched a revamped Brussels Green (...)
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  Porto: Fighting energy poverty through deep renovation of buildings
5 October 2016 - 16:25, by Floriane Cappelletti | 377 visits
The deep renovation of the neighbourhood of Rainha Dona Leonor resulted in a significant reduction of energy consumption, an increased production of renewable energy, reduction of CO2 emissions and an increased quality of life for local residents.
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  In Barcelona, trees temper the Mediterranean city climate
28 September 2016 - 15:35, by Floriane Cappelletti | 203 visits
As a Mediterranean coastal city, Barcelona is particularly vulnerable to climate change. Its high population density also magnifies the local heat island effect which causes an array of health and environmental challenges.
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  progRESsHEAT webinars: Learn more on renewables in disctrict heating and cooling!
23 September 2016 - 09:53, by Floriane Cappelletti | 436 visits
The progRESsHEAT project assists local, regional, national and EU political leaders in developing policy and strategies to ensure a quick and efficient deployment of renewables in heating and cooling networks.
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  Pushing forward electro-mobility in Riga
19 September 2016 - 12:39, by Floriane Cappelletti | 392 visits
The city of Riga has been promoting electro-mobility since 2010 by purchasing electric cars for municipal services, developing public fast-recharging infrastructure in the city and raising awareness among citizens.
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  Geneva (CH) says no to fossil energy!
19 September 2016 - 08:22, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 204 visits
In an official statement, the SIG (Geneva Industrial Services) has pledged that all the electricity they will supply as of January 2017 will be 100% renewable, thus definitely discarding fossil energy in favour of hydro and solar power.
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Events to come
EUROMED : rencontre des acteurs du Réseau
From 3 to 5 November

Summit for Local and Regional Leaders - “Financing the Sustainable Transition of Territories”
Monday 14 November

Voyage d’étude "Intracting et rénovation énergétique des bâtiments"
From 22 November 11:00 to 23 November 14:30

Covenant of Mayors Training Session on Financing
From 28 to 29 November

Sustainable City Development - Local Implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
From 30 November to 2 December

Rencontres Nationales des Réseaux de Chaleur
From 6 to 7 December

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