Livestream: 24 Hours of Reality, Dec. 4-5 Beginning 6pm EST

Key Details: Dates: December 4-5, 2017 Start Time: 6 PM ET/11 PM GMT on December 4. Hashtag: #24HoursofReality What is 24 Hours of Reality? You’ve seen the headlines and witnessed today’s reality: Fossil fuels are creating a climate crisis all around the Earth. Hurricanes hitting harder. Wildfires burning hotter. Temperatures going up, up, up. You […]

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A Photo Reflection of U.S. Local Governments at COP23

America’s Pledge to the Paris Agreement and the commitment to see it through was indeed a top story line at COP23, the 23rd annual installment of the Conference of the Parties climate talks organized by the United Nations’ climate body. During the two weeks of the conference, held Nov. 6-17, 2017, the delegation of U.S. […]

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U.S. Local Elected Leaders Join Peoples Delegation for Climate Action Town Hall at COP23

The text of this post originally appeared on ICLEI Global’s CityTalk Blog. The livestream recording above was made possible by the We Are Still In campaign, U.S. Climate Mayors, and America’s Pledge. We thank our partner organizations for reporting out on this ICLEI-350.org event. On 11 November at the U.S. Climate Action Center at COP23, […]

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ICLEI USA at COP23

Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders Bonn, Germany November 6-17, 2017 ICLEI USA Staff Angie Fyfe, Executive Director Mike Steinhoff, Tools and Technology Director ICLEI USA Local Leaders Delegation Mayor Frank Cownie; Des Moines, IA Council Member Pam O’Connor, Santa Monica, CA Mayor Ted Winterer; Santa Monica, CA Mayor William Peduto, Pittsburgh, PA Council […]

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Localizing the Paris Agreement: A Guide for Local Government Action in Support of the U.S. Nationally Determined Contribution

About This Guide In December 2015, after years of negotiations, 197 countries made a commitment to work together to address climate change. The Paris Climate Agreement came into force on November 4, 2016, and is seen as a turning point for global climate policy and the ability for international cooperation to safeguard the planet. Despite […]

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Meet the U.S. Peoples Delegation: Cade Emory Terada Takes Arctic Voices to COP23

ICLEI USA and 350.org are taking a U.S. People’s Delegation to COP23, the 2017 Conference of the Parties organized under the UNFCCC. Below is a message from delegate Cade Emory Terada from Dutch Harbor, AK. COP23 will take place in Bonn, Germany, from November 6-17, 2017 — you can support Cade’s role at the climate talks here. My […]

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Meet the U.S. Peoples Delegation: Rhiannon Gallagher Crosses Party Lines for Climate Action

ICLEI USA and 350.org are taking a U.S. People’s Delegation to COP23, the 2017 Conference of the Parties organized under the UNFCCC. Below is a message from delegate Rhiannon Gallagher from Wheat Ridge, CO. COP23 will take place in Bonn, Germany, from November 6-17, 2017 — you can support Rhiannon’s role at the climate talks here, and follow […]

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Meet the U.S. Peoples Delegation: Daisy Romero Brings Youth Voice to COP23

ICLEI USA and 350.org are taking a U.S. People’s Delegation to COP23, the 2017 Conference of the Parties organized under the UNFCCC. Below is a message from delegate Guadalupe “Daisy” Romero from Hayward, CA. COP23 will take place in Bonn, Germany, from November 6-17, 2017 — you can support Daisy’s role at the climate talks here, and follow […]

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Meet the U.S. People’s Delegation: Scott Tess Brings Midwestern Local Gov Voice to Climate Talks

ICLEI USA and 350.org are taking a U.S. People’s Delegation to COP23, the 2017 Conference of the Parties organized under the UNFCCC. Below is a message from delegate Scott Tess from Urbana, IL. COP23 will take place in Bonn, Germany, from November 6-17, 2017 — you can support Scott’s role at the climate talks here. […]

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Meet the U.S. People’s Delegation: Bridget Tydor Brings Delta Region Water Issues to Climate Talks

ICLEI USA and 350.org are taking a U.S. People’s Delegation to COP23, the 2017 Conference of the Parties organized under the UNFCCC. Below is a message from delegate Bridget Tydor from New Orleans, LA. COP23 will take place in Bonn, Germany, from November 6-17, 2017 — you can support Bridget’s role at the climate talks […]

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