sustainability

  •  mobility

Bremen: Germany's first 'bicycle zone' in the Neustadt district of Bremen

Bremen's Minister for Mobility Dr Maike Schaefer officially dedicated the first German bicycle zone on 7 July. This is the first time that the new signposting option of the amended road traffic regulations has been applied in Germany.

news

publication date: 08-07-2020

  •  mobility

news

publication date: 03-07-2020

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

event

start date: 14-07-2020
end date: 14-07-2020

  •  environment

Cities witness reduced noise pollution during the COVID pandemic

EUROCITIES is gathering data on noise levels in cities during confinement.

news

publication date: 30-06-2020

  •  environment

Cities react to the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030

The EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030 is an ambitious, long-term plan for protecting nature and reversing the degradation of ecosystems. It aims to put Europe's biodiversity on a path to recovery by 2030 with benefits for people, the climate and the planet.

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publication date: 29-06-2020

  •  culture
  •  environment

Sustainable cultural events in European cities

In the framework of the ROCK project in which EUROCITIES is a partner, EUROCITIES has been invited to present the ROCK guide “Leave a trace, not a footprint” during the TER (Territoires d’Evènements Responsables) 2020 organised by Réseau Eco-Evenement, a French organisation based in Nantes.

event

start date: 01-07-2020
end date: 03-07-2020

  •  environment

event

start date: 06-07-2020
end date: 06-07-2020

  •  environment

event

start date: 24-06-2020
end date: 26-06-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Riders on the storm

In these challenging times, I feel we are “riders on the storm”, like the Doors sang. The deconfinement measures seem to have brought life progressively back to normal and the numbers look better. However, I think “there’s a killer [still] on the road” and the storm is not over. Actually, I believe the pandemic has only exposed the many storms we were riding on already pre-COVID and made them both more visible and worse.

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publication date: 17-06-2020

  •  environment

The Green City Accord: a new EU initiative for greener, healthier cities

Environmental challenges are a growing concern in European cities. Today air pollution is the main environmental cause of premature death and disease, the quality of water bodies is still under significant pressure, and urban wastewater is still not treated properly in two thirds of EU member states.

news

publication date: 16-06-2020