Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation – Climate Change Mitigation

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Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

LIFE: ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE ACTION

Programme Description

The LIFE Programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value. After 22 years, €3.4 billion and 4.170 projects, the LIFE Programme continues to finance actions for the environment and climate action. For the 2021-2027 the total budget of the LIFE Programme is €5.4 billion.

Programme Details

Identifier Code

LIFE-2021-SAP-CLIMA-CCM

Call

Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation – Climate Change Mitigation

Summary

Projects under the Climate Change Mitigation Priority Area should contribute to the socially just and sustainable transition towards a climate neutral economy by 2050 and to reaching the EU emission reduction target for 2030 of at least 55% compared with 1990 levels.

Detailed Call Description

The scope and areas of intervention of the topic are:

  • Actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the sectors not covered by the EU Emissions Trading System, including the reduction of use of fluorinated greenhouse gases and ozone-depleting substances.
  • Actions which enhance the functioning of the Emissions Trading System and which have an impact on energy and greenhouse gas intensive industrial production.
  • Increase the generation and use of renewable energy and improvement of energy efficiency (as far as not covered by specific calls under the Clean Energy Transition sub-programme).
  • The development of land and sea management practices which have an impact on emissions and removals of emissions, conservation and enhancement of natural carbon sinks.

The indicative range of project budgets is € 1 000 000 – € 5 000 000 and the estimated number of projects to be funded is 15. The maximum funding rate is 60%.

Call Total Budget

€30.500.000

Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

The maximum funding rate is 60%.

Thematic Categories

  • Environment and Climate Change

Eligibility for Participation

  • Associations
  • NGOs
  • Non Profit Organisations
  • Researchers/Research Centers/Institutions
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Call Opening Date

13/07/2021

Call Closing Date

30/11/2021

National Contact Point(s)

Department of Environment
Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment
www.lifecyclamen.com.cy

Contact Persons 
Marilena Papastavrou
Environment Officer, National Contact Point for Environment
Contact Phone: +357 22 408 926
Email: mpapastavrou@environment.moa.gov.cy

Chrystalla Papastavrou
Environment Officer, National Contact Point for Climate
Contact Phone: +357 22 408 962
Email: cpapastavrou@environment.moa.gov.cy