The Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network

ELEEP COP 22 Side Event

Cities play a key role in supporting implementation of the Paris Agreement by promoting the co-benefits of climate mitigation and adaptation. On 18 November 2016, the ELEEP Network network hosted an official COP 22 side event in Marrakech on the topic "Transatlantic Perspectives on Integrating Climate Mitigation and Adaptation in Cities".

UNFCCC Side Event: Transatlantic Perspectives After Paris

On 23 May 2016, ELEEP hosted a UNFCCC Side Event on the topic "Transatlantic Perspectives After Paris: Carbon Markets and the linking of Emission Trading Systems".


Cities are at the forefront of the global carbon revolution, breaking established structures and creating new models for integrated systems. Together with the EU research project Post-Carbon Cities of Tomorrow (POCACITO), ELEEP co-hosted an official side-event at COP21 in Paris to discuss the role cities play as catalysts in the global transformation to a post-carbon society.

ELEEP Climate Talk: What to expect from COP21

What can we expect to come from the much anticipated COP21 in Paris, convening in just a couple weeks time? While it will not be the panacea many hope for, do we have reason to be optimistic? Will it usher in a new era of truly global climate action?