Vienna in the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy

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Vienna is a member of the Covenant of Mayors, a European initiative founded by the European Commission in 2008. The signatories have now pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030. So far, about 8,000 local authorities, for example the cities of Paris, London, and Berlin have become members of the Covenant of Mayors.

Fruit and vegetables at a market

Workshop "Climate-friendly living" 2019

As part of the 20th Austrian Climate Day, the workshop "Climate-friendly living" took place on April 25, 2019. The focus was on the exchange between science and practice. mehr

The mascots "Frau Schlau" and "Herr Gscheit"

"Climate Protection and Education" Report

Under the auspices of the Mayor of Vienna, Michael Häupl, the initiative focused in 2016 on providing citizens with know-how and information on the topic of climate protection. The new report is now online. more

Stofftasche mit dem Aufdruck "Ich mach mit beim Klimaschutz und vermeide Plastiksackerl."

ÖkoKauf Wien

The programme aims to follow ecological criteria when buying goods, products and services in all areas of the City Administration. Experts have drawn up criteria catalogues for procurement procedures in several working groups. more

Helga Weisz standing on a podium

"Urbanisation and Sustainability"

"Urbanisation and sustainability" was the highly topical subject of a lecture and discussion at Vienna City Hall held by ecologist and cultural scientist Helga Weisz with environmental historian Gudrun Haidvogl. more

Further information

Contact for this page:
Andrea S. Fellner (Executive Office for the Coordination of Climate Protection Measures)
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