"Our mission is to inspire one billion citizens to significantly reduce their carbon footprint and challenge leaders to deliver dramatic global change."
UN-backed global campaign that brings together non-state actors, including businesses, cities, regions, financial and educational institutions, to take rigorous and immediate action to halve global emissions by 2030 and achieve a zero-carbon world.
By joining Race to Zero, you will help demonstrate the higher-education sector's commitment to the net zero agenda, as well as your institution's global leadership at the COP26 on November 2021. There are more than 25,000 universities and numerous colleges around the world, together we make a big impact and can be a force for change.
Global network of state and regional governments committed to ambitious climate action in line with the Paris Agreement: keeping global temperature increases below 2°C, with an effort to keep the around 1.5°C.
A 60-month project funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 programme to adress the challenge of urban transformation through the use of innovative technologies in the fields of energy, mobility and ICT, with the direct involvement of citizens in the design of their future smart cities.
It aims to empower city councils to lead the transition to low-carbon, resilient and more habitable cities by engaging citizens and local stakeholders in the development of transition roadmaps for 2050. València, as one of the pilot cities of the project, will be: involved in a capacity-building process, participating in exchange activities with European cities leading the energy transition, and mobilising civil society.
It aims to contribute to an increase in the city's annual building renovation rate by offering attractive and affordable services to homeowners. Investments in housing renovations are vital for the environment, the economy and quality of life. Europe is struggling with an ageing housing stock where only 10% of buildings currently have class A or B energy efficiency certificates.
This project aims to establish guidelines for the management of Mediterranean wetlands as carbon sinks while maintaining their ecological integrity, functionality and ecosystems. In line with the Paris Agreement framework, it also aims to transfer practices and lessons learned between local, regional and European agencies.