Air quality, climate change & energy efficiency

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This working group addresses air quality, climate change and energy efficiency issues affecting European cities


Objectives:

  • increasing knowledge among working group members on how to raise citizen awareness on air quality, health, climate and energy issues in cities

Air quality: 

  • providing EU institutions with a city perspective on the EU air quality policy review

  • developing links with other stakeholders at EU level on air quality issues

  • collecting best practice examples that contribute to improving air quality and to the implementation of EU legislation in cities

Climate change: 

  • monitoring and responding to the EU strategy for climate adaptation

  • exchanging knowledge and best practices on climate mitigation and adaptation initiatives in cities, including the discussion of financial instruments for climate action 

Energy efficiency:

  • implementing the Europe 2020 strategy, including the goals on resource efficiency as regards energy

  • exchanging knowledge and best practices on energy efficiency initiatives in cities, including the discussion of financial instruments for energy action


chair

Jackie Homan
Birmingham
Sustainability and Science City Manager

chair

Elliot Treharne
London
Air Quality Manager