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Climate Chance 2016

26 to 28 September 2016, Nantes

The City of Nantes, winner of the European Green Capital Award 2013, hosts the international conference Climate Chance 2016 from 26 to 28 September. Climate Chance 2016 brings together non-state actors that are dedicated to concrete action against climate change, including cities.

The European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Secretariat will be present and will highlight best examples from the its winning and finalist cities during the workshop How European Green Capitals commit themselves on Monday 26 September from 13:30 to 15:00.

Host city Nantes won the title of European Green Capital 2013 thanks to its efforts to combine economic growth, the development of public services and quality of life. In 2007, Nantes adopted the Climate Plan, which aims at halving CO2 emissions in the Nantes Metropolitan area per capita by 2030. Read here a review of the Nantes year as Europe’s Green Capital year