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Open Letter – for an Ambitious, Effective and Fossil-Free Cohesion Policy Delivering on Climate Neutrality


On the 28th of January 2020, FEDARENE sent an open letter together with dozens of organisations to urge EU institutions to exclude fossil fuel from Cohesion Policy and help regions leapfrog fossil fuel use to renewable energy and energy savings.

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Letter from the Coalition for Higher Ambition to the New Commissioners


European stakeholders call upon the new Commission to make 2030 climate target a priority.

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FEDARENE recommendations on the post-2020 Clean Energy for EU Islands Initiative


FEDARENE, under the guidance of its Vice-President Kostas Komninos, has issued a series of recommendations on the continuation of the Clean Energy for EU Islands (CE4EUI) Initiative in the period post-2020.

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Steps to an Effective Support for Energy Transition from the new LIFE Programme


As the European Commission is drafting the first multiannual work programme for the next LIFE programme 2021-2027, the members of FEDARENE re-affirm their vital recommendations to ensure the continuity of local and regional sustainable energy projects.

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FEDARENE’s Manifesto: Europe and its Regions, a Partnership for Energy Transition


On 9 May, Europe Day and day of the Sibiu Summit, FEDARENE launches its Manifesto "Europe and its Regions: a Partnership for Energy Transition".

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Open Letter: Cities call for a more sustainable and equitable European future


An open letter to the European Council and its Member States

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Open Letter – EU funding must leapfrog fossil fuel use to renewable energy and energy…


Businesses, local authorities and NGOs urge members of the European Parliament voting on the future Cohesion Policy to exclude fossil fuel support and help EU’s regions leapfrog fossil fuel use to renewable energy and energy savings.

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European Networks’ Recommendations for the LIFE programme 2021-2027


Within the context of the proposed changes within the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027, and specifically the creation of a LIFE sub-programme on the Clean Energy Transition, the European Networks FEDARENE, EUROCITIES, Energy Cities and Climate Alliance carefully considered the opportunities that these changes present to…

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Recommendations for the vote in ENVI Committee, on the LIFE programme 2021–2027


Local and regional authorities are striving to accelerate their energy and environmental transition that is a driving force for innovation, job creation, growth, social inclusion and overall territorial development. The LIFE programme is playing a crucial role in enabling regions and cities to achieve their…

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EU Climate Long-term Strategy 2050 – Contribution from the European Covenant of Mayors Board


City leaders are forward thinking. Decisions that we are making now will lock our cities and regions into technology pathways and societal choices that will influence our lives in 2050 society and far beyond. Many cities and regions in Europe have prepared and are already…

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