Larchmont, NY, Achieves ICLEI’s 5 Milestones to Exceed GHG Reduction Goals

Bordering the shores of Long Island Sound in Westchester County, the Village of Larchmont in the town of Mamaroneck, NY, boasts the hometown comforts and charm you’d expect with a “village” designation, paired with the picturesque shore views and stately architecture characteristic of New England. Situated about 30 miles northeast of Manhattan (an easy 40-minute […]

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King County, WA

“In the last decade, the population in King County has grown by more than 10%, but emissions have remained flat. While we’ve seen an important decoupling of emissions and population growth, ICLEI’s Contribution Analysis showed that we need to do much more to phase in renewable energy sources, develop clean transportation options, and make our […]

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Norwalk, CA

“The ICLEI-SEEC Cohort Training program was really useful, and we wouldn’t have been able to complete the inventory without it. Anytime we had a question, we were able to call up the ICLEI USA staff. The personal, one-on-one assistance was greatly helpful in walking through different problems and calculations.” — Noe Diaz, CivicSpark Fellow, Gateway Cities Council of Governments

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What’s Driving Changes in Local GHG Emissions? Report Outlines Results from Contribution Analysis

ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA released at Global Climate Action Summit a report summarizing the major determinants of community-scale performance in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Released in partnership with numerous other reports detailing the scale of action among business, regions, and local government, this analysis is the first to report on the collective progress of the […]

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Case Study: New York City Moves to Divest Pension Funds from Billions of Dollars in Fossil Fuel Reserves

When NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, Comptroller Scott Stringer and several trustees of the city’s pension funds announced the city would divest from fossil fuel reserve owners by 2022, the move positioned NYC at the center of the divestment movement. Over the past few years, many cities, from Berlin to Berkeley and Melbourne to Dunedin, […]

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ICLEI is at UN High-level Political Forum 2018: See Our Agenda and Delegation

ICLEI DELEGATION at UN HIGH LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM 2018 See Agenda Below ICLEI Leadership Ashok Sridharan, Mayor of Bonn, Germany; ICLEI President Mauricio Rodas, Mayor of Quito, Ecudaor; Member of ICLEI Global Executive Committee Bill Peduto, Mayor of Pittsburgh, USA; Member of the ICLEI USA Board Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montreal, Canada; Host of ICLEI […]

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Moving from Commitments to Action: ICLEI USA 2017 Annual Report

The overwhelming response to the announcement that the U.S. would “renegotiate” the Paris Agreement was swift and amplified by governors, investors, businesses and universities who declare #WeAreStillIn! Local governments globally solidified this position by adopting the Bonn-Fiji Commitment at the Climate Summit for Local and Regional Leaders at COP23. We, therefore, accelerate our advocacy and technical implementation offerings, knowing that with or without national support, […]

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