MUNICIPAL CLIMATE ACTION MANAGEMENT

MUNICIPAL CLIMATE ACTION MANAGEMENT

Sino-German Urbanisation Partnership Project (SGUP) –
Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (giz) – Peter Sailer

2018
 
Topic
The partnership is designed as a platform project and promotes the exchange of experience, best practice and expertise between cities and provinces of the two countries on current issues of integrated and sustainable urban development.
 
Task
Discussion with the SGUP partner CSCEC (a state owned developer and construction company) to comment on an existing urban design of a mix-use quarter in the city of Changde, Hunan. In the light of examples of power (and heating), concepts that have proven to be successful on quarter, district, and city level shall be presented as well as a general overview of the topic of “Energiewende” on local level regarding the infrastructures necessary” be given.
 
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Municipal Climate Action Management –
badenova AG, Regional Energy Supplier – Manuel Baur

2013-2017
 
Topic
Development of climate action and neighbourhood plans for municipalities and rural districts (LK Tuttlingen)
 
Task
Developing guiding principles, strategic preparation of neighbourhood plans (analysis of current situation, preparatory talks and workshops with stakeholders)
 
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Munich 2050 – Climate Change Target and Strategy – In Cooperation with the Öko-Institute, Freiburg
State Capital Munich – Dr. Sylvia Franzl

2015-2016
 
Topic
Further development of Munich’s climate action strategy with involvement of city administration players: Analysis of existing climate action policy, review and improvement of available data, evaluation of activities in respect of the targets set, scenario development and proposals for action
 
Task
Interviews with key stakeholders concerning Munich’s climate action policy in general and also its future role (opportunities/challenges), preparation, design and moderation of workshops with key players, develop measures for implementation in energy and building planning, establish an energy agency
 
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Develop a Neighbourhood Plan for Freiburg’s Twin City – Lviv in Ukraine
City of Freiburg im Breisgau – Günter Burger

2016-2017
 
Topic
The mayors of Freiburg and Lviv have agreed to cooperate closely on their environmental and climate action plans. As part of a pilot project, energy efficiency and energy education measures are to be introduced in a district of Lviv.
 
Task
Working with those responsible in Lviv to identify a pilot district, developing potential measures in various sectors (energy optimisation, consultation and school projects), and preparing and coordinating a joint funding application. From 2018, providing consulting services in connection with project management and implementation in Lviv.


Municipal Climate Action Coaching – In Cooperation with the Climate Alliance, the German Federal Environmental Foundation and Ifeu Institut, Heidelberg
Climate Alliance, Dag Schulze

2009 – 2013
 
Topic
The first step can often be the most difficult to take. How can local climate action be designed and developed in inexperienced municipalities, especially where capacities and funding are limited or scarce? The project’s aim was to develop a policy instrument to enable a pragmatic climate action approach – from initial implementation to full-blown management of the action plan.
 
Task
Developing ideas and designing the basic coaching programme against the backdrop of available experience (workshop design and development of materials), preparation and moderation of climate action workshops with 10 selected pilot municipalities and their respective stakeholders.
 
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Energy-efficient Urban Redevelopment – Energy Strategy for Existing Urban Districts –
City of Frankfurt, Energy Department – Wiebke Fiebig

2016
 
Topic
The City of Frankfurt wants to implement a climate action strategy at district level. As part of a pilot project in Frankfurt-Westhausen – a typical housing devel-opment built at the start of the 20th Century – an energy-efficient district plan is to be implemented as a blueprint for replication in other parts of Frankfurt.
 
Task
Providing support in preparing a project proposal: Content structure, strategy for involvement of municipal actors, housing development companies and residents.


Further projects

  • 2016: Energy-efficient urban redevelopment in the town of Kirchzarten – citizens’ workshop and preparing funding application
  • German-Japanese-American Twin Cities Project – Federal Environmental Agency (2008/2009): knowledge transfer of best practice examples (technical, to and from Japan and America
  • Local Renewables – Iclei (2007-2008): German-Indian-Brazilian city project to improve the use of local renewable sources, transfer of best practice solutions, Freiburg as a role model