Today more than two thirds of Europeans live in towns and cities. Urban areas concentrate most of the environmental challenges facing our society but also bring together commitment and innovation to resolve them. The European Green Capital Award has been conceived to promote and reward these efforts. Find Out More

Renewable energy is reducing carbon emissions in Europe

March 4, 2015

The report also found that without the additional use of renewable energy since 2005, the EU's consumption of fossil fuels would have been about 7% higher in 2012. ... read more

Stockholm: Breaking the Commuting Cycle through intelligent design

March 4, 2015

The delicate balance of commercial, public and private transport in densely populated areas is one which must be struck as it can have environmental, economical and social effects.... read more

The Politics of Climate Change

17th Mar 2015 - 17th Mar 2015

The Bristol-based journal Policy & Politics has announced Lord Anthony Giddens as the speaker for the 20th Policy & Politics Annual Lecture. read more

Smart Charging: steering the charge, driving the change

24th Mar 2015 - 24th Mar 2015

If used smartly, these vehicles have great promise in making our energy systems more future proof – as storage, flexible demand conducive to renewables integration and grid support. read more