Climate Star 2012 – The Award for successful Local Authorities in the Climate Alliance
In this year 20 cities, municipalities and regions from nine European countries have received the Climate Star 2012. Get an idea of the multifaceted and innovative activities in the field of climate protection on local level.
The Climate Stars have been presented on invitation of the Regional Authority of Lower Austria during a gala at Schloss Hof on 26 April 2012.
Climate Star brochure 2012 (1.036 KB)
Climate Star winners 2012
Andalusia (Spain, 770 cities and municipalities in eight provinces, 8,424,000 inhabitants)
500 communities on the path to climate protection
Bolzano (Italy, 104,000 inhabitants)
CO2 neutral neighbourhood
Bucklige Welt region (Austria, four municipalities, 13,000 inhabitants)
Čierny Balog (Slovakia, 5,200 inhabitants)
From the forest train to biomass
Gallneukirchen (Austria, 6,200 inhabitants)
World environmental weeks
Großschönau (Austria, 1,200 inhabitants)
Construction and energy at the Sonnenplatz
Hostětín (Czech Republic, 240 inhabitants)
Kötschach-Mauthen (Austria, 3,600 inhabitants)
Energy in the teaching garden
Leipzig (Germany, 522,900 inhabitants)
When the light comes on
Lucerne (Switzerland, 76,100 inhabitants)
Get’s it done
Mórahalom (Hungary, 6,100 inhabitants)
Cascades and buffaloes
Neumarkt i.d.OPf. (Germany, 40,000 inhabitants)
95% less CO2
Osona (Spain, 51 municipalities, 152,400 inhabitants)
Province of Rome (Italy, 121 municipalities, 4,194,000 inhabitants)
Sanem (Luxembourg, 14,200 inhabitants)
The fuel cell
Schwaz (Austria, 13,000 inhabitants)
Seeham (Austria, 1,600 inhabitants)
The organic village
Veszprém (Hungary, 64,300 inhabitants)
From energy to climate strategy
Wieselburg (Austria, 3,700 inhabitants)
"My bag is not plastic"
Zurich (Switzerland, 382,900 inhabitants)
The Climate Star is awarded for outstanding programmes, and demonstrates experiences and achievements at communal level. The award highlights the variety of local strategies employed to protect the climate and provides a platform to motivate other municipalities to follow suit.
Here, you find information about the projects of previous Climate Star winners.