ResourcesClimate Actions Case Studies

The Section `Climate Actions Case Studies’ introduces you to some leading examples of Climate Actions in the EU and Korea, focusing on the thematic areas of renewable energy, energy-efficient buildings and low-carbon mobility. We hope to provide you with some ideas for initiating your own climate actions by learning from and getting inspired by such innovative examples as a ´Carbon neutral ferry by Innogy SE and the city of Essen in Germany´, ´Biogas recovery from waste by SL Corporation in Korea´, the ´Sustainable transportation system in the city of Almada in Portugal´ or the ´Energy Zero House in Korea´, among others.

  • EU Case: National NGO mobilizes Citizens on Climate Change An international non-governmental organization (NGO), WWF has many national offices which implement climate and energy activities. This case looks at approaches to mobilizing stakeholders, specifically citizens who live, work, study and play &ndash...

  • EU Case: ICT-based measures to cope with extreme temperatures An intense heat wave could have severe consequences, including human life loss. The fallout of extreme temperature is becoming more and more serious in 21st century. Many urban areas and cities around the globe are finding it necessary to launch ad...

  • EU Case: Taking Responsibility - Towards Fossil Fuel Free Operations Supporting the ambitious national and European commitments to tackle climate change, the Municipality of Lund has set clear, necessary targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in municipal operations and the while community. The plan...

  • EU Case: Carbon-neutral Passenger Ferry A private energy company, innogy SE, and the City of Essen have invested in a green future for passenger ship infrastructure, showcasing an alternative fuel to oil for waterborne transportation. The electric ship at Lake Baldeney, the MS innogy, ...

  • EU Case: Reducing emissions in Urban Freight Reducing emissions in the transport sector can be challenging. When considering how much freight moves into a city, this is an action area where effective greenhouse gas emission reductions can be planned – but it should be implemented...