The Paris Region Institute’s Energy and Climate department (AREC) has instigated several actions to develop and promote systemic energy sufficiency measures. The goal of these measures is ultimately to reduce energy consumption by 10% over two years.
Reaching a population of 1.5 million, the Ventos de Poupança initiative helped thousands of Portuguese students to adopt and promote better environmental practices. Collaborating with other social initiatives, the project also helped to drive regional cohesion.
As part of the Smart EPC project, the city of Kraków is testing the use of LED street lanterns for vehicle charging. To understand the interest of residents, the Roads Authority prepared a field test and appealed for help in mapping out the location of the EV chargers.
Assisted by the Climate-KIC, the consortium of the Cyprus Energy Agency (Lead Partner) and the Cyprus University of Technology (partner) have dedicated themselves to the engagement of youth on the island. The “Young Innovators Cyprus” project gets students and teachers from across the nation involved in workshops, ideation competitions, and climate training. The result is a generation of young minds poised to take systematic action to protect our climate.
In a post-pandemic period with exploding energy prices and a military conflict in our proximity, several communities in Transylvania are doubling down on decarbonisation and climate resilience.
The European Climate Adaptation Award is a quality management and certification programme for municipalities in Germany to adapt to climate change. It promotes and firmly anchors climate adaptation activities in administrative action.