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The new free online EU Academy course “Global Covenant of Mayors – Cities taking action against climate change” is now available!

The new free online EU Academy course “Global Covenant of Mayors – Cities taking action against climate change” is now available!

11 May 2020

The free online course can be completed in your own time and at your own pace, and will guide you through the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) initiative, a global alliance that brings together more than 11,000 cities and local governments globally in the fight against climate change. You will gain insights into the methodology and key requirements around the three GCoM pillars: mitigation, adaptation, and energy access. 

Recently, the EU Academy launched the brand new Module 5 of the course. This new content covers topics of great interest for local authorities working towards the sustainability of their territories and complements basic notions used for developing Climate Action Plans: air quality, local energy generation and emission factors, stakeholder and citizen engagement, multi-level governance of climate action, and financing local climate action.

These transversal topics allow for creating a more sustainable environment for citizens and local assets, overall improving quality of life and contributing to successful Climate Action Plans.

The self-paced GCoM course of the EU Academy offers participants access to an integrated set of contents and materials collected into a single and unique learning experience. 

This content is offered by the European Commission – the European Union’s politically independent executive arm – which is responsible for drawing up proposals for new European legislation and implementing the decisions from the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.

To enroll in the course, access : 

https://academy.europa.eu/courses/global-covenant-of-mayors-cities-taking-action-against-climate-change

 

Translation of the whole course into Spanish will be available soon! 

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