Among other things, these frameworks offer a tool to empower cities to implement global agreements.
Alyssa Fischer May 23, 2017
Gregory Scruggs May 17, 2017
Gregory Scruggs April 24, 2017
New lessons in open government from Paris.
Tatiana de Feraudy April 3, 2017
2015 ushered in watershed new development and climate frameworks. Urban advocates are hoping that 2016, and the adoption of the New Urban Agenda, will provide a clear roadmap for action on these agreements.
Gregory Scruggs December 17, 2015
Questions remain about financing mechanisms for local and regional governments.
Gregory Scruggs December 14, 2015
Details to be finalized over coming year. Newly announced U.N. ‘urban hub’ also to come up with plan on cities and climate before COP 22.
Alecia D. McKenzie December 10, 2015
As local leaders seize the spotlight, what motivates mayors to act against climate change?
Gregory Scruggs December 9, 2015
Buildings are responsible for a third of all greenhouse-gas emissions and are seen as the single easiest and most effective way for cities to make significant climate contributions.
Carey L. Biron December 8, 2015
Mayors and other subnational officials are everywhere in Paris, urging greater focus on financing and implementation as COP 21 accord nears adoption.
Gregory Scruggs December 8, 2015
Gregory Scruggs December 6, 2015
In a first-of-its-kind summit, local authorities pledged support for 100 percent renewable energy and 80 percent reduction in emissions. They also called for city-level climate coordination ahead of next year’s Habitat III conference.
Gregory Scruggs December 5, 2015
U.N. released “Guiding Principles for City Climate Action Planning”.
Gregory Scruggs December 4, 2015
Mayors and other local officials set to make strong showing at Paris summit.
Gregory Scruggs November 30, 2015