With a digital kick-off, 29 West Flemish cities and municipalities kicked off the route to a more climate-proof society. Together they focus local policy on the European climate goals 2030.
The latest Climate Report from the RMI (Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium) makes us face the facts: global warming is already happening. If we do not act, we will have to deal with even more heat waves that will also be more intense, with more drought and heavy rainfall by 2100. By signing the new Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, many West Flemish cities and municipalities shifted up a gear. The ambitions to combat further climate change are increased and how we should adapt to the climate change is included.
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