On 28 April, the Commission announced the 100 EU cities that will participate in the EU Mission for 100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030, the so-called Cities Mission.
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27 NGOs across Europe are to benefit from more than €7 million in LIFE programme funding. The new projects support the European Green Deal's goal of making the EU the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. <p><a href="https://cinea.ec.europa.eu/news/more-eu7-million-life-funding-ngos-2022-01-25_en">Read more</a></p>
The LIFE Programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The first LIFE Call for Proposals under the new LIFE programme 2021-2027 comprises four sub-programmes: nature & biodiversity, circular economy and quality of life, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and the clean energy transition, with a budget of over 580€ million to fund new projects.
<p>The call is open for projects from all EU Member States, Iceland and Norway until the 3rd of March 2022. With a budget of €1.5 billion, the Innovation Fund will finance breakthrough technologies for renewable energy, energy-intensive industries, energy storage, and carbon capture, use and storage.</p>