With the contribution of the LIFE programme of the European Union - LIFE17 ENV/GR/000215 and  the co-financing of Green Fund, Greece
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June 23, 2022

Paris announces Controversial Plan to transform Ring Road into Green Belt

The Paris ring road is to be transformed into a “green belt” around the capital city, according to Paris’ mayor Anne Hildalgo. The plan which would see the number of lanes of the city’s infamous ring road, the ‘périphérique’, reduced to create space for clean public transport and shared mobility as well as for green space.

Source: Eltis

May 19, 2022

REPowerEU: A plan to Rapidly reduce Dependence on Russian Fossil Fuels and Fast Forward the Green Transition

The European Commission presented the REPowerEU Plan, its response to the hardships and global energy market disruption caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The measures in the REPowerEU Plan can respond to this ambition, through energy savings, diversification of energy supplies, and accelerated roll-out of renewable energy to replace fossil fuels in homes, industry and power generation.

Source: European Commission

May 13, 2022

Commission announces 100 cities participating in EU Mission for Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities by 2030

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. The 100 cities come from all 27 Member States, with 12 additional cities coming from countries associated or with the potential of being associated to Horizon Europe, the EU's research and innovation programme (2021-2027). 

Source: European Commission