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  •  environment
  •  mobility

Letter from Commissionner Cañete to European mayors

Miguel Arias Cañete, European commissioner for climate action and energy, invites mayors of European cities to sign up to the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.

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publication date : 04-05-2016

  •  environment

publication

publication date : 11-03-2016

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

publication

publication date : 24-02-2016

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

publication

publication date : 24-02-2016

  •  environment

EUROCITIES statement on the review of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)

Energy efficiency is a major issue in our local efforts to mitigate climate change but also in providing green jobs and addressing energy poverty. As European cities, we manage extensive portfolios of public buildings and we can also, depending on our legal authority and financial and administrative capacity, regulate, incentivise and assist with improving the energy efficiency of privately owned buildings. However, improving private buildings remains particularly challenging.

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publication date : 13-01-2016

  •  environment

Joint letter to MEPs on real-world driving emissions tests

In spite of the recent #dieselgate scandal and the widespread exceedances of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) limits across Europe responsible for 75,000 premature deaths each year, the TCMV voted to allow Euro 6 diesel cars to emit over double the Euro 6 limit from 2017 to 2020 (through the so-called conformity factor (CF) of 2.1), and 50% more after 2020 (CF of 1.5), de facto increasing the standard to 120 mg/km open-endedly. This will lead to much slower improvements in air quality than the EU...

publication

publication date : 11-12-2015

  •  environment

publication

publication date : 25-11-2015

  •  environment

publication

publication date : 25-11-2015

  •  environment

EUROCITIES statement on products and markets in the circular economy

We welcome the Commission’s intention to improve the circular economy package, in particular through more resource-efficient product policies and better conditions for secondary raw material markets, but also through more support for implementing waste legislation. Following our statement on the review of waste targets and legislation, this statement contains our proposals on products and markets in the circular economy

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publication date : 22-10-2015

  •  environment
  •  mobility

publication

publication date : 31-08-2015
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