Two cities – Mannheim (DE) and Espoo (FI) – part of the 100 Climate Neutral and Smart Cities Mission explore roadmaps and stakeholder engagement for carbon neutrality, and discuss how to create a ‘transition team’.
Take a look back on one of last year's peer exchange visits, when colleagues from the 2nd and 6th District of Bucharest (Romania) welcomed their peers from Leiria (Portugal) and León (Spain) to discuss a diverse range of topics of common interest.
To help local and regional authorities deal with the hazards of climate change, the Committee of the Regions has published a Handbook providing targeted guidance on financial aid and technical assistance in the field of adaptation.
The European Investment Bank has launched an initiative specifically for cities to support them in implementing circular transitions: the Circular Cities Centre, also known as C3. Learn more about the initiative, what you can get out of it and discover the resources they have to offer!
A delegation from Calvia (Spain) visited the City of Leiria (Portugal) to discuss experiences primarily related to climate change adaptation. Colleagues from Calvia learned about Leira's good practice in restoring natural spaces in order to reduce the impact of high temperatures.
In 2015, Joensuu established the Climate Business Network to engage the private sector in the green transition and to help companies create more sustainable practices to adapt their operations to the new framework and develop carbon-neutral solutions.