Page 1: Survey on Urban Climate Change Action

This survey collects information on urban climate change strategies and their implementation from the perspective of European cities. It will help inform future case-study research investigating drivers and barriers to urban climate change action and the role of different actors and institutions in developing and implementing climate change strategies. The survey has been developed by the University of Hull with the contribution of the European Covenant of Mayors Office. Participation in the survey is voluntary. All signatories of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy are invited to participate.

The survey has received ethical approval from the University of Hull’s Faculty of Science Research Ethics Committee. All the information collected will be kept strictly confidential. All information shared will be anonymised.

Data Protection Privacy Note

The data controller for this survey is the University of Hull. Your personal data will be processed for the purposes outlined in this notice. The legal basis that would be used to process your personal data will be the provision of your consent. You provide your consent by submitting your survey responses. Any personal data provided will not be shared with third parties and deleted after the completion of the project. If you are concerned about how your personal data is being processed, please contact the University of Hull’s Faculty of Science Ethics Committee (

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the survey, please contact Dr Julia Affolderbach, Department of Geography, Geology and Environment, University of Hull, +44 1482 465005,