News for topic Climate-change

Luleå part of EU project for inclusive climate work

Published: 2 November 2022
Luleå is one of 60 cities joining CrAFt Cities, a project to create climate-neutral, beautiful and inclusive cities.

Cities as expertise and innovation hubs

Published: 31 October 2022
Highlights from the UBC TALKS about the Cities Mission: how UBC members prepare to act, and where to find available support.

Save energy in your city NOW!

Published: 28 October 2022
Cities in the Baltic Sea Region are taking emergency measures for energy savings and increasing energy efficiency in the light of the enduring energy crisis and the starting winter.

10-steps guidelines to prepare the climate adaptation plan

Published: 13 October 2022
Simple and robust, 10-step guidelines for preparing and drafting the climate change adaptation plan for local governments in the Baltic Sea Region are published.

Time to concentrate on action – EUSBSR Annual Forum 2022

Published: 11 October 2022
The theme of the forum was putting plans into practice, and the discussions throughout two intensive working days circled around possible applications of the strong cooperation spirit and institutes existing in the region since the start of the Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region in 2009 (but also before that, incl. CBSS, UBC, HELCOM and other organisations focusing on the region’s multilevel cooperation).

Interview with Dagmara Nagorka-Kmiecik, Co-Chair of the UBC SCC

Published: 14 June 2022
Starting from 2022, the new Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of the UBC Sustainable Cities Commission is Ms Dagmara Nagorka-Kmiecik, City of Gdańsk. We took an interview with her to learn about relevant sustainability topics for Gdańsk and the city's current activities in climate adaptation.

Change in the city – easier, cheaper and better

Published: 8 June 2022
Over 1600 participants at the Urban Future conference in Helsingborg – UBC Sustainable Cities was happy to be part of the global event!

The 2022 CDP reporting platform is now open!

Published: 23 May 2022
The 2022 CDP reporting platform is open between April and July! We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2022 reporting cycle and invite local authorities to share their climate and environmental data.

Sunny Greifswald greets the Commission meeting

Published: 6 May 2022
The UBC Sustainable Cities Commission meeting, held on 27-28 April 2022 in the City of Greifswald, was opened by the Lord Mayor of Greifswald Dr. Stefan Fassbinder, highlighting the importance of international cooperation and local implementation of SDGs. The high-level greetings were followed with the view on the Baltic Sea Region from the global prism brought by the co-writers of the latest IPCC report. The researchers Prof. Dr.

12 UBC member cities among the Cities Mission!

Published: 5 May 2022
Last week, the list of 100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030 was announced, and 12 of them are members of the Union of the Baltic Cities!

New CDP reporting cycle for 2022 opens

Published: 1 April 2022
The world’s leading climate reporting organization CDP launches a new reporting cycle in April 2022. Disclose your city's environmental data to track the performance and progress on environmental matters!

7 UBC Member cities among 95 climate leaders on CDP 2021 A List

Published: 3 December 2021
CDP’s A List cities in 2021 take bold leadership on environmental action and transparency, despite the continued pressures of tackling the coronavirus pandemic on local and national economies and societies.