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EU Policy on the Urban Environment

Data and publications

The European Environment Agency '7th State of the Environment Report' is a comprehensive assessment of the European environment’s state, trends and prospects for the future. It is a good read in itself, (click on the picture to go to the main report) but they have also produced a specific Urban briefing that you can find here. The European environment — state and outlook 2015

The Commission has produced an overview of the ways the EU supports citizens and local governments in their efforts to make our cities sustainable, efficient, healthy, well managed, pleasant and clean. "Making our cities attractive and sustainable" - How the EU contributes to improving the urban environment can be found here.

The European Environmental Agency also published a report on the quality of life in Europe's cities and towns. The report aims to raise awareness of the various perspectives on, and perceptions of, the quality of life with a specific focus on cities and towns. The report can be found here. eea