“On the ClearPath” Interview Series – Columbus, OH

Columbus, Ohio Red White & Boom 2010

On the ClearPath interview series is an opportunity to highlight stories from ICLEI members and ClearPath users in an effort to share best practices and the user experience of ClearPath, ICLEI’s online emissions management platform. With over 300 local governments and regional agencies actively leveraging the platform to monitor and track their municipal and community […]

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Sustainability Success Series: Oberlin, OH “Live Learn Lead”

Oberlin OH

City is awarded ICLEI’s Milestones 3, 4 and 5 for Monitoring & Verifying Emissions Reductions With the community slogan, “Live Learn Lead”, Oberlin, OH is certainly taking those words very seriously and demonstrating considerable action on the climate front. Oberlin released its highly anticipated 2012 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Update as an opportunity to provide an […]

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Cupertino’s Green Business Challenge: We Planned, We Challenged, We Saved A Lot of Money & Resources


On a cool Bay Area evening on January 29th, 2015, I took a Cal Train trip to Cupertino, CA, to formally launch Cupertino’s Green Building Challenge.  After months of planning for this day, the day had come. This was my first time in Cupertino and my first Green Business Challenge event since taking over the […]

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New ICLEI USA Website


We are pleased to announce the launch of ICLEI USA’s new website, icleiusa.org, 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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Breaking The Deadlock: Transport Pilots In San Francisco

San Francisco

Recently ICLEI sat down with Timothy Papandreou – Director of Strategic Planning & Policy at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) – and asked him about the challenges and opportunities in the city. Below is his response. We are a city of 120km2, so we are actually quite small. We have about 825,000 people […]

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ICLEI USA Roundtable at the APA Conference


Are you interested in financing for community solar? Join the ICLEI USA roundtable discussion at theAmerican Planning Association Conference in Seattle: Financing Mechanisms for Community-Scale Solar Where: WSCC–211 Room, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA When: Sunday April 19th, 1:00–2:15 p.m. You’ll learn about: · Different financing models for community-scale solar projects · The preconditions necessary for each […]

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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 & WRA Join for k-12 Water Education


There’s no advocate quite as effective as a kid. How many parents have stopped smoking or started recycling after a bit of constant encouragement from a child? That’s why ICLEI has teamed up with Western Resource Advocates (WRA) to increase water education and conservation actions in k-12 schools across the seven Colorado River Basin states. Conservation in the Colorado […]

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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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