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Barcelona has pioneered a novel neighbourhood-based, peer-to-peer approach to combating energy poverty that is helping residents improve their energy knowledge and habits, reduce their energy costs and, for some, enhance their employability.More
Lublin has empowered its young people to create a first-of-a-kind free, open and safe youth space where the activities are as diverse as the people who take part in them. The initiative is so successful that there are plans to extend the youth space's opening hours and to make it more accessible to people with special needs.6 minute read
In the first year of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, over 1.5 million refugees passed through Rzeszów. The Polish city provided shelter and support for every one of them, showing how an outpouring of human kindness and outstanding resourcefulness can achieve the impossible.6 minute read
The Hague has appointed an Energy Crisis Taskforce to help residents and entrepreneurs deal with energy costs. Over six months, the scheme has helped thousands to cope with energy stress and debt and to reduce the city's overall energy consumption.6 minute read
Shared mobility data helps cities decide where to build new infrastructure such as parkings or cycling paths. But how to harvest users' data without impinging on their right to privacy? Amsterdam has the answer, and your city can use it for free.3 minute read