In Vienna, more plants make the city cooler

This initiative presents several advantages: 

Inventing cool in the heatwave

In the years to come, climate change is going to become an increasingly pressing challenge for cities. Urban settings are on average 5°C hotter than their surroundings. This "urban island effect" poses a threat to populations during heatwaves.

A solar sheep farm in Vienna

On the one hand, the area is adapted to the sheep as the photovoltaic panels provide them with shelter and shade, the environment is fenced, and the field of more than 12 hectares provides them with grass for 5 weeks. 

Moscow to launch electric ferry service in 2022

Passengers will be able to pay for the trip with the city’s Troika card, a bank card or using a biometric system, and those with monthly and yearly public transit tickets will be able to use the boats at no extra cost. 

Barcelona invests in sustainable heritage conservation

The contract requires strict conditions on the contractors, namely to  

Forum of Mayors

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Palais des Nations

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CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland