Commission Vice-President Timmermans Visits Vienna: Cities as Engine for European "Green Deal"

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: June 14, 2022; 12:20 ♦ (Vindobona)

Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Climate Action Frans Timmermans met Vienna's Mayor Michael Ludwig at a working meeting in Vienna today. The main topic of discussion was the importance of cities in the implementation of the European Green Deal and what measures Vienna is taking to achieve CO2 neutrality.

Frans Timmermans and Michael Ludwig. / Picture: © Magistrat der Stadt Wien / Christian Jobst / PID

Cities are key elements in the fight against climate change. Europe's major cities are currently working hard to define and make their contribution to CO2 neutrality. Vienna is no exception.

Austria's largest city is considered a showcase model in many areas and now wants to take this step toward becoming a climate-neutral city.

How this is to succeed and which concrete…