ClearPath Opens to All US Cities for Free

In support of cities meeting their Compact of Mayors’ commitments to local climate action and thanks to a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies, starting today the community-scale Inventory Module of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability’s ClearPath is open to any US city, county, or regional government for free.

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President Challenges Cities to Join Compact & Set Precedent for Climate Action by COP21

In a fact sheet released today by the White House, President Obama challenged all Mayors to publicly commit to a climate action plan ahead of the Paris UN meeting, and has set a goal of having at least 100 US cities that have signed onto the Compact of Mayors by the end of November.

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Biggest US Cities Setting Unprecedented Emissions Reductions Goals to Fight Climate Change

Some of the largest cities in the country, including New York, Chicago, Atlanta and 34 others have already set emissions reductions goals of 80 percent or higher by 2050, aligning with the scientific consensus of what will be required to avoid the most disastrous effects of climate change.

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EnergySage & ICLEI Ally to Help Local Governments Boost Solar Energy Adoption

Online solar marketplace equips cities with simple alternative to Solarize programs, gives residents the power of choice in evaluating solar systems, installers and financing options EnergySage and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability USA today announced that they have allied to help municipalities reach their renewable energy goals by advancing solar adoption in their communities.

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New ICLEI USA Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of ICLEI USA’s new website, c96.0d1.myftpupload.com, and blog, CityTalk USA! These new ICLEI digital destinations provide an improved presentation of ICLEI action, and more importantly, better opportunity for you to engage with us so that together we can build more sustainable and resilient local communities. With over 25 […]

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An Introduction to the SE4ALL Building Efficiency Accelerator

Recorded on June 23rd, 2015, this webinar was the first of a series hosted by ICLEI and the World Resources Institute (WRI) to raise awareness among ICLEI Members of your potential to double the global rate of energy efficiency improvements in the building sector by 2030 under the United Nation’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Global […]

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The ICLEI World Congress 2015 In Numbers!

With just over a week until the start of the ICLEI World Congress 2015, our World Secretariat has shared a few numbers from what is one of ICLEI’s biggest ever events! So far we have: Over 1,100 registered participants 243 local and regional governments 151 ICLEI Members represented Over 100 Speakers Over 45 sessions and plenaries Be […]

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ICLEI USA’s Angie Fyfe to Speak at World Congress 2015

Joining leaders and experts from around the world, ICLEI USA’s Angie Fyfe will be speaking at a World Congress 2015 training April 8th, 2015 on building efficiency from 11:30am – 1:00pm. Additional presenters include the World Resources Institute, Korea Green Building Council, and the Global Building Performance Network in the Building Efficiency Accelerator Meeting Fyfe will discuss how public sector building energy efficiency opportunities can be […]

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Energy Efficiency Event: EE Global 2015

ICLEI is pleased to announce this year’s leading international energy efficiency event: EE Global 2015.With the eighth EE Global Forum quickly approaching, now is the time to confirm your plans to join us in Washington, D.C., May 12-13, 2015. EE Global convenes high caliber industry professionals, members of academia and policy makers looking to create partnerships, […]

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