30 March 2022
The EU has set an ambitious goal of becoming climate-neutral by 2050. Achieving this will require efforts on all fronts and governance levels from national to local. Even though cities are vulnerable to the effects of climate change, they are also uniquely positioned to take a leadership role in both mitigating and adapting to its effects.
In 2021, the Union of the Baltic Cities has launched the…
11 June 2021
Watch the replay of the Q&A Live Session with CDP that was held on 10 June 2021. The discussions answered many questions with the aim of providing our member cities the answers they have been hoping for.
5 February 2021
UBC cities leading the way to climate neutrality
The year 2020 became a year of opportunities for the climate action and adaptation related work, which we tried to convey through our new “Scaling up for the next decade UBC cities leading the way to climate neutrality” report. Considering the success of the previous report we let the cities speak of their actions, ambitions, and initiatives…
25 March 2020
UBC TALKS is a monthly webinar series aimed to share best practices among UBC cities. The third webinar was held on 24 March 2020 and it focused on environmental data disclosure to CDP, the benefits and challenges that cities face. The keynotes included presentations from CDP, City of Lahti (Finland), City of Tartu (Estonia) and City of Riga (Latvia).
15 October 2019
This year's report brings concrete adaptation actions from UBC cities to the general public.
18 April 2019
The newest report on the UBC cities' results to the CDP Cities Questionnaire 2018 takes a fresh look into what cities both globally and locally think about climate change mitigation and adaptation. In many ways, the cities of the Baltic Sea Region show smart climate leadership - yet, a more proactive approach to climate hazards and long-term risks is still needed in our cities.
25 October 2017
"Climate Leadership from the Baltic Sea Region Cities"-report was launched during the XIV UBC General Conference in Växjö, Sweden, on 25 October 2017. The report is the result of a cooperation between UBC and CDP.
19 December 2001
In the Union of the Baltic Cities, we have worked together for more than a decade now. During that time, the amount of our members has more than tripled: from 32 founding cities in 1991 to the current number of 101 member cities. There are good reasons for this great interest.
One important factor is, that in our work practical cooperation aiming at mutual benefit has always been essential. We…