To be followed: Mayors Adapt

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logo mayors adaptMayors Adapt, Promoting urban leadership in adaptation

In parallel with reducing its greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate climate change, the European Union also needs to strengthen its resilience to the inevitable impacts of climate change, now and for the future. Adapting to climate change is the way to do this.
The success of Europe’s adaptation efforts is critically influenced by the action of cities and local authorities. Those major centres of population and infrastructure are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather events and other effects of climate change.
Mayors Adapt – the Covenant of Mayors Initiative on Climate Change Adaptation has been set up by the European Commission to engage cities in taking action to adapt to climate change.
Cities signing up to the initiative commit to contributing to the overall aim of the EU Adaptation Strategy by developing a comprehensive local adaptation strategy or integrating adaptation to climate change into relevant existing plans.
Mayors Adapt aims to increase support for local activities, provide a platform for greater engagement and networking by cities, and raise public awareness about adaptation and the measures needed.
 
Visite the website: http://mayors-adapt.eu/


DATA4ACTION Conference: Observatories for Energy and GHG, a strong support to the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy

Regional and local public authorities design, implement and monitor Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans (SECAPs). The Covenant of Mayors initiative provides support at each stage of this process. However, the success of these tasks as well as the improvement of the SECAPs can be guaranteed only through the availability of energy and GHG data. […]

User satisfaction survey on the quality of statistics produced by Eurostat

From EUROSTAT:   How should we ensure that we are meeting your needs? The best way is to ask you directly and we would be grateful if you could spare a few minutes to respond to the following questionnaire: ->http://ec.europa.eu/yourvoice/ipm/forms/dispatch?form=ESTATuserSurvey2014&lang=en This survey is an opportunity for us to better understand why and how you use European statistics […]

Meshartility – Recommendations out of the 2nd EU Roundtable

Access to energy consumption data is vital to establish sound baseline emission inventories and identify areas with the greatest potential for reducing energy savings, enabling effective energy planning. The MESHARTILITY project is working to advance energy data access.

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  Quick-links to Observatories’ methodologies: OREGES (Rhône-Alpes region)