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

London Phone Box Goes Green

October 24, 2014

On 1st October 2014 the first of six solar-powered charging stations on London’s Tottenham Court Road was inaugurated.... read more

Hungary Designs First Plastic Electric Bus

October 24, 2014

The design of the bus and electric engine means that it is much quieter and more environmentally friendly than other conventional buses. ... read more

World Sustainable Building 2014 Barcelona

28th Oct 2014 - 30th Oct 2014

The theme of this year’s conference will be “Are we moving as quickly as we should? It’s up to us!” read more

Green Capital Masterclass: Urban Air Quality

28th Oct 2014 - 29th Oct 2014

The masterclass will be opened by Mayor George Ferguson of Bristol and Mayor Morten Kabell of Copenhagen (Technical and Environmental Administration). read more