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European Climate Pact

Overview

Location

Portugal

Organisation type
City and town

City information

Águeda is located in the central region of Portugal, in the Iberian Peninsula. It has a population of around 47,729 inhabitants and a land size of approximately 335 sq. km .*

*CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021

Our progress towards decarbonization

 

GHG Emissions

North Star

  • Município de Águeda has a Base year emissions (absolute) target to reduce CO2e emissions 55% by 2030 from a base year of 2002

Pledge: Have a GHG emissions city/region-wide reduction target of 45% by 2030 or earlier

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (07/07/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • Have a recent city/region-wide GHG emissions inventory or undertake it within the next two years  
  • Have an up-to-date city-wide GHG emissions inventory within two years and verified by an external auditor
  • Have a published city/region plan that addresses climate change mitigation

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (07/07/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Energy

North Star

  • Have a city/region-wide renewable energy / electricity target of 100%
  • Implement adapatation actions that increase energy security
  • Measure and report the share of Hydro, Bioenergy, Wind, Geothermal and Solar energy sources in the city electricity mix     
  • Have a renewable energy target

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (07/07/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Adaptation

North Star

  • Implement adaptation actions to all identified climate hazards in the city/region with an aim to provide medium or long-term resilience
  • Have a published city/region plan that addresses climate change adaptation
  • Have climate adaptation goals and define respective metrics/KPIs
  • Identify and publicly report on the most significant factors impacting the jurisdiction’s ability to adapt to climate change 
  • Implement community/citizen engagement adaptation actions
  • Conduct and disclose vulnerability assessments on the risks, hazards, and vulnerability associated to climate change in my city/region's jurisdiction. 
  • Identify and report on the most significant climate hazards affecting the city/region

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (07/07/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Transport

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have a municipal fleet (excluding buses) which is Electric + Hybrid + Plug in hybrid + Hydrogen surpassing 20% of the total fleet
  • Have a fleet of public buses which are Electric + Hybrid + Plug in hybrid + Hydrogen surpassing 15% of the total fleet 
  • Implement transport related adaptation and/or mitigation actions

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (07/07/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Waste

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Measure and report  annual solid waste generation in my city/region
  • Have a water resource management project planned within the city/region
  • Measure and publicly report household water consumption (litres/capita/day)
  • Have 100% of households with access to safely managed drinking water services

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (07/07/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Multi-topic

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Sign-up to the Covenant of Mayors for a fairer, climate-neutral Europe
  • Publicly disclose my city/region's environmental data
  • Join the ICLEI Green Climate Cities initiative

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (07/07/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022