Today more than two thirds of Europeans live in towns and cities. Urban areas concentrate most of the environmental challenges facing our society but also bring together commitment and innovation to resolve them. The European Green Capital Award has been conceived to promote and reward these efforts. Find Out More

London Wildlife Trust to develop Woodberry Wetlands

January 28, 2015

As part of the development, London Wildlife Trust will be dredging silt from the reservoir to create 13,000 square metres of new reedbed.... read more

Madrid takes on largest street lighting project in the world

January 28, 2015

Energy use in cities has a direct link to other impacts including climate change and air quality. ... read more

Green Capital Digital Challenge

6th Feb 2015 - 8th Feb 2015

The Green Capital Digital Challenge is an international competition for teams to develop Cleanweb mobile apps or environmental awareness raising games. read more

Winter Cycling Congress 2015

10th Feb 2015 - 12th Feb 2015

The Winter Cycling Congress is a project of the Winter Cycling Federation. The congress aims to encourage winter cycling as a sustainable mode of transport. read more