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

Protecting the environment is important to Europeans

September 17, 2014

The survey aimed to assess the perceptions, attitudes and practices of EU citizens towards the environment. ... read more

London to invest in hybrid buses that could charge wirelessly

September 17, 2014

From 2015, the new charging technology will be trialed on up to four extended range diesel electric hybrid buses in east London.... read more

The Green eMotion electric rally

18th Sep 2014 - 18th Sep 2014

The EU's flagship e-mobility project, Green eMotion will consist of an electric vehicle rally from the Green eMotion demo regions to Brussels. read more

Masterclass on "Energy neighbourhood Sydhavn"

30th Sep 2014 - 30th Sep 2014

A Masterclass on "Energy neighbourhood Sydhavn" will take place at Karens Minde Cultural Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark, the European Green Capital 2014. read more