ICLEI, an international sustainability organization comprising more than 1,500 local and regional governments, this week announced a new strategic vision to tackle development challenges and climate change at its World Congress in Montréal.
Urban areas account for about 70 percent of global energy consumption and related greenhouse gas emissions. The new ICLEIMartin FrickNDCsparis agreement Read More
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 CitiesCities AllianceClare ShortClimate AmbitionEmissionsICLEIIPCCUN-Habitat Read More
UN Climate Change News – The 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur concluded this week with a call to use the new urban agenda as an accelerator to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and support climate action.
According to the UN, the world’s urban population is expected to grow by 2.5 billion by 2050, with over #UrbanResilienceICLEINAPsNAZCAUNFCCCurban development Read More
This article is part three of a three-part series detailing teen climate ambassadors Inka Vogt and Fabian Beveridge’s trip to Bonn, Germany. Inka and Fabian are currently cycling 10,000 km across Europe to raise awareness about climate change and the need for climate action. In Bonn, they visited the United ICLEIIRENARE100UNFCCC Read More
The Government of Morocco, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, World Business Council for Sustainable Development and ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, will present the solutions-focused conference during COP22 in November 2016.
Washington DC, 5 May 2016 – Cities, business and government will come together to scale up solutions for climate 1.5 degrees2 degreesclimate changeCOP22EnergyICLEIIndustryLEDSsmarrakechNDC'sparis agreementUNFCCC Read More