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  Smart Cities - Intelligent Digital Transformational Change for a Stronger Climate Action?   PETER COVELIERS, Head of Group Corporate Programmes and Institutional Business Development, European Investment Fund LADA STRELNIKOVA, Lead Fund Manager European Energy Efficiency Fund, Director DWS (Deutsche Bank Group)   When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the climate theme for Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency ‘Working together on climate

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Climate Change Poses “Incredible Risk” to Cities

Speaking at this year’s Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation in Bonn, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa warned that the impacts of climate change are “an incredible risk” to many cities throughout the world. “They will affect their infrastructure, their economies, and the lives of people living there. But we

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Experts Establish Blueprint to Gauge Impact of Climate Change on Cities

UN Climate Change News, 9 March 2018 – Experts have established a global blueprint to better understand climate change, its impacts on cities, and the critical role local authorities play in solving this challenge. Cities are responsible for some 75% of global CO2 emissions, with transport and buildings being among the largest

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Boosting Renewables in Cities is Vital to Achieve Climate and Development Goals

Quito, Ecuador, 18 October 2016 – Cities now have an unprecedented opportunity to transform and decarbonise their energy supply and use, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy in Cities, released today on the sidelines of the Habitat III Conference in Quito, estimates

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