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The LIFE Programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action.

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Projects and results

Prizes that recognise the most innovative, inspirational and effective LIFE projects in three categories: climate action, environment and nature protection.

Support provided by the LIFE Programme to European non-profit making entities through operating grants.

Initiatives

The European portal for energy efficiency in buildings.

European initiative to support municipalities, local authorities and their groupings across Europe to develop investment concepts to accelerate investments in sustainable energy.

CINEA manages several initiatives (Concerted Actions, Consultation Forums) to support the implementation of EU energy policies.

Green Advisory Service for Sustainable Investments Support

About

Learn about what LIFE is and how it will help to build environment and climate action.

Links to legal documents and background information.

Data protection rules for the LIFE programme (2014-2020) and (2021-2028)

Contacts and national contact points

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News

LIFE LEAP
  • News article

Rising climate impacts threaten Ireland’s water, energy sources, and infrastructure, notably in communities in remote areas. A LIFE project aids homeowners in retrofitting their buildings, creating partnerships, and enhancing climate resilience.

  • 3 min read
LIFE SWEAP inspections at a site of loading, Scotland
  • News article

Environmental crime is one of Europe’s biggest challenges. The third largest criminal activity after drug trafficking and counterfeiting, it’s growing by five to seven percent each year. LIFE SWEAP leads the fight against this rising menace.

  • 3 min read

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