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

Almost 3,000 Bristol children participate in Green Capital schools programme

May 27, 2015

The workshops cover each of Bristol’s sustainability themes, including energy, food, nature, resources and transport.... read more

Cycling share doubles in Vitoria-Gasteiz, the new cycling champion of Spain

May 27, 2015

The most recent mobility survey, conducted in 2014, shows that the share of cycling in the city has almost doubled in the 3 years since it was awarded the European Green Capital title. ... read more

The 23rd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition

1st Jun 2015 - 4th Jun 2015

The 23rd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition will take place on 1st - 4th June 2015 in Vienna, Austria. read more

Velo-City 2015

2nd Jun 2015 - 5th Jun 2015

The programme for Velo-City 2015 Nantes-France is firmly focused on the future with the theme "Cycling: Future Maker". read more