Addressing climate change adaptation in cities is increasingly urgent as nearly 75 % of Europeans live in urban areas. This number expected to grow in coming years. Moreover, the way we plan and construct our cities remains unsustainable, the European Environment Agency (EEA) report ‘Urban adaptation in Europe: how cities and towns...Read more
On 6 October 2020, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Geneva City Hub hosted the Forum of Mayors in Geneva to discuss city-level action for a resilient future. During this event, city leaders from Europe, North America, Central Asia and the Caucasus came together to exchange on key questions such as...Read more
The French city of Grenoble is the winner of the European Commission’s European Green Capital Award 2022. The title of European Green Leaf 2021 is shared by Gabrovo (Bulgaria) and Lappeenranta (Finland). All 3 cities are signatories to the European Covenant of Mayors!
The MAVA Fundation just launched a call for proposals "Keeping nature at the heart of post-COVID recovery".
The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing to light our broken relationship with nature. There are more voices in all spheres asking to “build back better”, to ‘reset’ the economy and to redirect our economic and financial systems to...Read more