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

Thematic priorities:

Air quality: 

  • providing EU institutions with a city perspective on the EU air quality policy review inclusing , Real Driving Emissions, Type Approval, NEC directive,

  • 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:

  • providing cities perspective on the energy union and the  clean energy package (including Energy Performance of Building Directive, Energy Efficiency Directive, Renewable Energy Directive, Governance, Eco-design) 

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


chair

Anna-Maria Spyriouni
London
Senior EU Policy Officer

chair

Inge Van De Klundert
Utrecht
Policy advisor sustainability

EUROCITIES staff contact

Eugenia Mansutti
EUROCITIES Brussels office
Projects coordinator & policy advisor