What is Life Adaptate?
It is project co-financed by the Programme for Environment and Climate Action of the European Union (LIFE), within the Climate Action sub-programme, which will take place simultaneously in six municipalities from Spain, Portugal and Latvia.
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Lorca begins the installation of an awnings system to generate shaded areas and reduce heat
Lorca has begun the implementation of a pilot action in streets of the historic centre by installing awnings with the aim of reducing the effects of heat waves and urban…See more
Adaptation webinar series #2: Designing adaptation strategy and action plan
The Covenant of Mayors Office is organizing a webinar which will focus on designing a strategy and action plan for adaption to climate change impacts. In this webinar, city practitioners…See more
Life Adaptate holds its fourth Monitoring Meeting in Alfândega da Fé
On April 4th and 5th, the LIFE ADAPTATE project consortium met in Alfândega da Fé to hold its fourth biannual meeting. The objective of this meeting was to share the…See more
Smiltene will take part in the Covenant of Mayors 2019 Twinning Programme
Amongst over 60 applications received, 12 municipalities and 2 Covenant Territorial Coordinators have been selected to take part in the Covenant of Mayors 2019 twinning programme. Smiltene has been chosen…See more
Cooperation is key to improve climate change adaptation across Europe’s border regions
Europe’s border regions and shared maritime areas are facing increased negative impacts due to climate change, but countries and regions responsible for these areas are already taking action at transnational…See more
Health benefits far outweigh the costs of meeting climate change goals
According to the World Health Organization, meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement could save about a million lives a year worldwide by 2050 through reductions in air pollution alone.…See more
How to develop a Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan (SECAP)?
A new guidebook on "How to develop a Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan (SECAP)" has just been released by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre. The guidebook is divided into three…See more
Lorca’s pilot action has been presented to the City Social Council
Last 28th of June, Lorca presented its Pilot Action and the works done in the development of the SECAP to the City Social Council . The Council, made up by city…See more
Apply now for the 1st Covenant Cities in the Spotlight call!
In order to celebrate the 10th year of the initiative, the Covenant of Mayors is rewarding signatories that have been working actively within the Covenant framework and achieving remarkable progress…See more
Apply now for the European Green Capital and Green Leaf Awards!
European Green Capital Award Starting in 2010, one European city (with 100,000+ inhabitants) is selected every year as the European Green Capital of the year. This award is given to…See more
Smiltene begins the reconstruction and cleaning of the Lake Vidusezera
Smiltene municipality has already hired the company “Geo Consultants” for developing the technical project “Reconstruction of hydro technical structure of Lake Vidusezera and lake cleaning in Smiltene”. The deadline for…See more
Life Adaptate holds its second Monitoring Meeting in Smiltene
Last week, LIFE ADAPTATE consortium held the 2nd biannual project meeting in Smiltene, one of the six European municipalities involved in the project. The meeting started with the presentation of…See more
Competition for the 2021 EU Green Capital and 2020 EU Green Leaf awards!
For the eleventh time, the European Green Capital Award is offering cities of with a population of more than 100,000 inhabitants the opportunity to kick-start its year as a European…See more
Electric bus fleets to tackle air pollution in cities
Recent studies on air pollution in cities have fuelled the debate on increasing the number of electric vehicles in cities. Deploying electric vehicles (EV) has become a key pillar for…See more
Webinar: How to design effective policies against energy poverty in municipalitie
The Covenant of Mayors Office, in cooperation with EU Energy Poverty Observatory, is organizing a webinar that will present a draft guidance for municipalities that can be used to design…See more
Take part in the public consultation on the adaptation action plan under the EU Urban Agenda!
The Climate Adaptation Partnership under the EU Urban Agenda has just launched a public consultation on its action plan, to which the Covenant community is warmly invited to provide its…See more
A Roadmap for moving to a competitive low carbon economy in 2050
Europe's key challenges The EU provides its Member States with a long-term framework for dealing with the issue of sustainability and the cross-border effects of phenomena that cannot be dealt…See more
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