“The rest of Europe could learn a lot from Copenhagen’s climate efforts and the high quality of life that Copenhageners lead. This prize reflects the fact that Copenhagen is making significant efforts to develop its urban space in order to deliver a more healthy and sustainable city for Copenhageners,” Potočnik said.
“It’s vital that there are cities, businesses and citizens who have the will to lead the fight against climate change,” Lidegaard said.
Facts about European Green Capital
Starting in 2010, one European city is selected each year as the European Green Capital of the year. The award is given to a city that:
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