Interview: How cities hold the key to the European Green Deal’s success

From Stockholm to Rome and Lisbon to Warsaw, much of the success of the European Green Deal will be determined by Europe’s cities. With about 75% of the European population living in urban areas, it is hard to imagine how the EU is going to be carbon neutral by 2050 without their close collaboration, Dorthe Nielsen tells ENDS. Nielsen is the executive director of Brussels-based Eurocities, which represents the interests of some 190 urban centres with a total population of about 130 million.

by Claudia Delpero
Nielsen: “It is hard to imagine how the EU is going to be carbon neutral by 2050 if the opportunities cities offer are not seized.”
Nielsen: “It is hard to imagine how the EU is going to be carbon neutral by 2050 if the opportunities cities offer are not seized.”

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