Climate Alliance of European Cities
(1990; Frankfurt and Brussels; 60 staff; www.climatealliance.org)
“Climate Alliance of European Cities with Indigenous Rainforest Peoples” is a European network of local authorities committed to the protection of the world’s climate. The member cities and municipalities aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at their source. Their allies in this endeavor are the Indigenous Peoples of the rainforests in the Amazon Basin. CAEC includes more than 1700 city, municipality, and district members in 24 EU countries. It fosters a Covenant of Mayors dedicated to improving energy efficiency.
- Climate Compass: a practical guide for local authorities to define the collective political goals followed by the development of an action plan.
Leadership: Thomas Brose (Executive Director), Andreas Wolter (Co-President), Tine Heyes (Co-President)