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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
Former UNFCCC leader is helming a new group and highlighting the climate actions cities will have to take in the next three years.
Gregory Scruggs April 11, 2017
New innovations in green bonds, climate insurance, sustainable and resilience standards and certifications, and more.
Charlotte Boulanger April 10, 2017
The Financing Sustainable Cities Initiative seeks to share proven ideas from the financial world with cities eager to boost their transit options and ramp up construction of energy-efficient buildings.
Gregory Scruggs April 6, 2017
Local-level climate initiatives would be at particular risk.
Gregory Scruggs March 23, 2017
How a German city once synonymous with coal and steel became Europe's 'Green Capital'.
Simone d'Antonio February 16, 2017
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