Prague Ranks as the 10th Most Sustainable City in Europe

In a recent report by Re-thinking the Future, Prague has been recognized as the 10th most sustainable city in Europe, cementing its commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable practices. This prestigious ranking underscores Prague’s dedication to creating a greener, cleaner, and more livable urban environment for its residents and visitors alike. Prague’s dedication to sustainable urban development is evident in its strategic planning and policies, which encompass various aspects of sustainability. Energy efficiency stands as a crucial focus area, with the city implementing measures to reduce energy consumption and minimize its carbon footprint. Through investments in green technologies such as solar panels and efficient heating systems, Prague has made significant progress in adopting renewable energy sources and decreasing reliance on fossil fuels. In addition to energy efficiency, Prague has also prioritized effective waste management and recycling programs. The city has implemented comprehensive waste management systems that encourage citizens to separate and recycle their waste responsibly. By doing so, Prague has not only reduced the amount of waste destined for landfills but has also fostered a culture of environmental responsibility among its residents. Prague’s commitment to sustainable transportation is evident in its efforts to enhance public transportation systems and promote eco-friendly mobility options. The city boasts a...

by Prague Morning May 28, 2023

Prague to Allocate Funds for 130 Projects to Improve Environment

An impressive sum of CZK 40 million has been earmarked for initiatives focused on public green spaces, environmental education, and the preservation of endangered animal species. “The program is a crucial pillar of support for initiatives that elevate the environmental well-being of our capital city, bolster its resilience against climate change, foster awareness and engagement with pertinent issues, and provide environmental education within Prague,” said Jana Komrsková, Deputy Mayor for Environment and Climate Plan Furthermore, the program actively encourages participation from diverse groups, civic organizations, associations, and other entities. The program facilitates individual applicants in securing grants for their environmental projects in Prague. The maximum amount granted is CZK 900,000 for educational endeavors, CZK 600,000 for climate change adaptation and mitigation measures, and CZK 450,000 for other initiatives. A total of 130 projects, submitted by 81 applicants, are poised to receive approval, cumulating to CZK 40 million in funding. The program aims to bolster public green spaces, green classrooms, nature conservation, and environmental education. It also encompasses educational and training programs catered to schools, climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts, as well as other specific projects. Prominent beneficiaries of the program include notable associations and organizations such as the Association of...

by Prague Morning May 22, 2023

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