To assist cities in developing their green infrastructure strategies further, the European Environmental Agency (EEA) has developed a number of GI indicators, displayed on their recently launched interactive map.
Five cities make EGCA 2019 shortlist with three cities shortlisted for EGL 2018.
The winning city will receive one million euro to support and expand its innovation projects. Second and third places receive a prize of €100,000 each.
A new tool has been launched to help EU countries become more energy efficient in heating and cooling our buildings.
The Award, now in its 10th year, was established to both recognise and reward innovative projects that promote regional development.
Galway, the westernmost city of Ireland, was launched as the European Green Leaf 2017 on 1st March at an official ceremony in its city hall.
Exciting new developments are taking place to make Europe’s transport cleaner and more efficient. OPTIMUM, an EU funded project, is currently piloting a number of studies that use information technology to improve our transport networks. One of these studies, Multi-modal Routing, will collect real-time information from multiple sources, allowing travelers to choose their optimum route […]
Sustainable tourism is committed to benefitting local people, protecting cultural heritage and limiting the impact on the natural environment.
Greening walls, roofs and streets, and restoring river streams are some examples of how cities are introducing wildlife into urban spaces.
The recent winner of the Nordic Built Cities Challenge combines ecological functions and ecosystem services with modern urban infrastructure.
The scheme, which includes cars, trucks, motorcyles and scooters restricts access to certain areas in the city during periods of high air pollution, with some vehicles being banned from the city during weekdays.
The cities of Eindhoven and Helmond in the Brabant Region of the Netherlands now have one of Europe’s largest electric bus fleets. The commissioning of 43 vehicles is a huge step for sustainable public transport.
The city of Essen in Germany will officially become the European Green Capital for 2017.
2017 marks the 200th anniversary of the invention of the bicycle.
Mayor Bruls of Nijmegen, European Green Capital 2018, officially opened a citizen initiated windpark.
It’s that “most wonderful time of the year” and across Europe a variety of festive events are taking place in our cities.