…The Estonian capital, Tallinn, has landed the 2023 “European Green Capital” award for its commitment to reducing carbon emissions, restoring biodiversity, as well as promoting green innovation and sustainable governance. The European Green Capital title was handed over to the mayor of Tallinn, Mihhail Kõlvart, by EU Environment Commissioner… Virginijus Sinkevi?ius during a ceremony on Saturday (21 January).  The award carries a check of €600,000 to be spent on the city’s sustainability plan, improving waste, water, air quality, noise, biodiversity and soil.  “We have worked very hard for this award, but there is still a lot of work to do,” Tallinn’s mayor Kõlvart told journalists on Friday…


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