An open letter to the European Council and its Member States
On the 7th of May 2019, Mayors and leaders of 210 cities across Europe, representing 62 million citizens have urged the European Council and Member States to step up the EU’s climate commitments, to show global leadership and drive ambition to make rapid progress in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Their demands include:
The open letter, signed by leaders of cities in 21 EU member states and 7 neighboring countries was published ahead of the Future of Europe conference to take place in Sibiu, Romania on 9th May 2019.
Our President Julije Domac said “European Cities, through their ambitious climate plans and projects being implemented every day, have proven to be effective delivery agents for EU’s clean energy legislation. Now is time for the European Union to prove they are equally determined to stop global warming by adopting a long-term climate strategy aiming for net-zero emissions by 2050.”
EU Cities Open Letter in English
EU Cities Open Letter in French
EU Cities Open Letter in Spanish
EU Cities Open Letter in German