Data for: Understanding the motivations and implications of Climate Emergency Declarations in cities: The case of Italy

Published: 19 December 2022| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/nm662r9xy4.1
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This dataset focuses on a sample of 105 Italian cities that have declared a climate emergency by the end of February 2021. It provides key data and information on the selected cities, the contents of their Climate Emergency Declarations (CEDs) and Local Climate Plans (LCPs), both mitigation and adaptation. It is organised into four spreadsheets containing the following data respectively: 1. General key data on the city sample: List of cities, Province, Region, Latitude, Longitude, Population, Classes of population, Surface area, Adhesion to: C40 / Climate Allliance / Covenant of Mayors / Green City Network 2. Cities by macroregions / regions / provinces and by population classes 3. Climate Emergency Declarations (CEDs) of the sample cities (as of 28 February 2021). It includes the List of cities, CED date, Supporting documents/websites, and outcomes of the content analysis of CEDs, in terms of: references to national petitions, to the Friday for Future movement, to CEDAMIA, to the IPCC Report 2018, and to the Sustainable Development Goals, CO2/GHG targets, links/adhesions to transnational climate networks, references to LCP and their targets, mentions to Adaptation, Local air pollution, and support citizens' initiatives in favour of the climate, requests to local institutions (Regions) and to the government to take climate. 4. Local Climate Plans (LCPs) of the sample cities (as of 19 April 2021). It includes information on the availability of SEAP/SECAP within the Covenant of Mayors, Web source, Name of the MITIGATION plan, Approval date, and the outcomes of the content analysis of LCPs, in terms of: CO2/CO2eq emission target, baseline year, target year, carbon neutrality target and target year, web source, mentions to Local air pollution, adaptation plans (integrated or stand-alone), web source.

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City Planning, Environmental Planning, Climate Change Adaptation, Climate Change Mitigation, Energy Planning

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