EC Info n°36 - Spring 2009
- Cities-Paving the way out of the crisis
The credit crunch is hitting local authorities hard.Tax revenue is down. With an increase in unemployment and poverty,social spending is up. Mayors and financial departments are struggling to balance their budgets. And now,on top of everything else,local authorities are being asked to reach and exceed the energy and climate objectives of the European Union,the much vaunted “3x20” by 2020!
- Stuttgart:City of the Undaunted
- Recovery plan:Where are the cities?
- Covenant:the Office ready to assist Mayors
Energy Cities Info n°36