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Report highlights notable urban climate change defences.
David Hatch September 20, 2017
Too much of today’s conversation focuses on energy generation rather than urban design, land-use planning and zoning interventions.
Mihir Prakash and Darcy Jones September 11, 2017
Twenty-six members of the International Carbon Action Partnership celebrated its 10th anniversary by pledging to strengthen cooperation in establishing carbon markets.
Gregory Scruggs September 1, 2017
Ahead of key meeting next week, civil society grouping pushes ‘UN Urban’ proposal to go further.
Gregory Scruggs August 31, 2017
Since Ahmedabad developed a pioneering Heat Action Plan in 2013, another 17 cities have followed. The efforts are starting to make an impact.
Patralekha Chatterjee July 13, 2017
The Gold Standard unveils a new certification for sustainable urban development.
Carey L. Biron July 11, 2017
A mayors’ network comprising nearly half of the U.S. population expressed support for going completely renewable.
Carey L. Biron and Gregory Scruggs June 29, 2017
More than 300 municipalities worldwide are already aiming to eliminate their use of fossil fuels. A new toolkit shows how others can, too.
David Hatch June 28, 2017
An interview with the Green Bank Network’s Douglass Sims.
Carey L. Biron June 27, 2017
4 takeaways on urban philanthropy from a global gathering of foundations.
Christopher Swope June 20, 2017
Following the high-level Ocean Conference, checking in with Caribbean urban planner Asad Mohammed.
Gregory Scruggs June 15, 2017
That means leaders need to prepare — especially regarding how the developing world deals with the triple challenge of rapid urbanization, social justice and environmental sustainability.
The Paris mayor and C40 chair has become one of the most visible figures on combating global warming.
Gregory Scruggs June 8, 2017
Some are ready to stick with the spirit of the Paris Agreement regardless of President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from it.
Gregory Scruggs June 2, 2017
Local leaders won’t sit idle as U.S. climate leadership wanes.
Angie Fyfe and Yunus Arikan June 1, 2017
“Hardly any cities actually take risk into perspective,” said one expert.
Brendon Bosworth May 22, 2017
A 'first date' for two groups that share much in common when it comes to building resilient cities.
Christopher Swope May 12, 2017
Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Rotterdam and Stockholm share their secrets for slashing greenhouse-gas emissions.
John J. Berger May 9, 2017
An interview with the Canadian city’s point person on the event, to be held in March 2018.
Carey L. Biron May 5, 2017
Local authorities are increasingly pressuring car manufacturers by wielding major regulatory and purchasing power.
Gregory Scruggs April 24, 2017
New opportunities for funding are coming from unlikely partners — electric utilities, real estate companies, corporations and commercial banks.
David Hatch April 17, 2017
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