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The magnificent 7 come to help Atlantic Arc Cities

A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator In early 60’s, the fantastic Kurosawa film, Seven Samurai, was adapted into a not less awesome western called The Magnificent Seven, featuring Yul Brinner, Charles Bronson and Steve McQueen. Currently, Western Europe and the Atlantic Arc Cities dispose of internet resources to tackle the challenges. And they can…

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Making an application for the Atlantic City of the Year

A briefing by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator STARTING THE 2015 EDITION! In the first edition, we have received several questions and comments at the General Secretariat, concerning the contest “Atlantic City of the Year”, symptom of a good welcome by the cities in the Atlantic Arc. They do not only want to participate, they also want…

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Searching for Synergies on Climate Change Strategies

  A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator, initially published by YPLD.  Many studies affirm the importance of the local level when tackling climate change. Cities concentrate the most part of the population, the energy consumption and the pollution due to transports. Thus, local authorities are the best placed to find significant tools to reduce…