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news

publication date: 30-08-2018

  •  environment

event

start date: 10-10-2018
end date: 12-10-2018

  •  culture
  •  environment

Towards greener cultural activities in cities

On July 18-20 34 participants from 14 cities and 8 European cultural organisations attended a EUROCITIES study visit in Leeuwarden, European Capital of Culture 2018. The visit focused on greening cultural events and on how culture drives innovation, socio-economic change and sustainability.

news

publication date: 28-08-2018

  •  environment

Antwerp's 'Greentool' to measure the environmental and ecological benefits of green areas

Among many other co-benefits, blue-green infrastructures help cities become more resilient to climate change. Antwerp’s ‘Greentool‘ allows urban planners to explore green potential to improve the living environment (heat stress, air quality, etc.) in a specific area or neighbourhood.

case study

publication date: 24-08-2018

  •  environment

Berlin's innovative wastewater heat recovery for the swimming pool on Sachsendamm

In the framework of the climate protection agreement with the Berlin Senate, the municipal water company, Berliner Wasserbetriebe (BWB – Berlin water company), was searching for innovative renewable energy sources. Through the installation of a heat pump, they now recover heat from the city’s wastewater systems and use it for a local swimming pool.

case study

publication date: 24-08-2018

  •  environment

Bratislava's subsidy scheme for the purchase of rainwater management installations

Through its subsidy scheme for the purchase of rainwater management installations, the municipality of Bratislava encourages households to contribute to protecting the city from pluvial floods and property from damage.

case study

publication date: 24-08-2018

  •  environment

Thessaloniki's bioclimatic upgrade of public spaces

The municipality of Thessaloniki is committed to designing and implementing pilot projects of urban regeneration based on the local bioclimatic characteristics, in order to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

case study

publication date: 24-08-2018

  •  environment
  •  mobility

Warsaw: towards the Green Metropolis through multiple public transport investments

The city undergoes a complete transformation of its public transport system to counteract the high levels of individual transport and consequent air pollution.

case study

publication date: 24-08-2018

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

European Policy Levers towards Greener ICT

ICTFOOTPRINT workshop in Paris

event

start date: 24-09-2018
end date: 24-09-2018

  •  environment

Cities in Action: Brighton & Hove's city reuse project

Brighton & Hove City Council has developed an innovative way to minimise waste as part of an ambitious office modernisation programme. Its rigorous reuse system for furniture and equipment avoids the financial and environmental costs of disposal, brings about changes in working and purchasing habits and benefits local organisations and community groups.

publication

publication date: 07-08-2018

case study

publication date: 07-08-2018