European Green Capital: From Copenhagen to Bristol

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

4953786-largeToday (8 December) in Copenhagen, Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella officially hands the European Green Capital title to Bristol for 2015.

Commissioner Vella said: “Citizens of Bristol should be very proud, and I congratulate them on winning the title of European Green Capital 2015. Bristol offers inspiration to other European cities that also want to evolve towards a greener future. European cities that understand the fundamental concept of this award; a Green Capital serves its citizens. I wish Mayor Ferguson and his team the best of luck for the coming year.”

The Commission will also launch European Green Leaf 2015, a new competition for smaller cities which show a strong commitment to green growth and a better environment. The Green Leaf is aimed at cities with 50,000 to 100,000 inhabitants, and more than 450 European cities can now apply.

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