The Resilience Dialogues: White House Announces Collaboration to Support Community Climate Resilince

White House Resilience Dialogues

This blog post is shared with permission from The White House Blog, and was originally published October 31, 2016, at www.WhiteHouse.gov. ICLEI USA is proud to be a community-based network working in collaboration with The White House and partners on the Resilience Dialogues. Visit the Resilience Dialogues website to start a dialogue in your community, […]

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ICLEI USA Member Cities Show Local-Level Leadership at Habitat III

This week marked a big opportunity for ICLEI USA member cities to share their experiences with the global community at Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. From October 17-20, 2016, leaders from local governments around the world gathered in Quito, Ecuador, to determine the roadmap for urban development and […]

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New ICLEI Report Details Progress Made by California Cities in Cutting Carbon Pollution

A new report out from ICLEI and partners presents a first-of-its-kind portrait of city climate leadership at the state level.  The State of Local Climate Action: California 2016 provides a comprehensive analysis of measurable local emissions trends, targets, planning efforts, and energy and climate actions in the state, along with in-depth profiles of local and regional agencies […]

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Travel scholarships available: ICC Final Comment Hearings

ICLEI USA is providing travel scholarships to local governments for the express intent of enabling qualified local government officials (GMVRs) to attend the ICC Final Comment Hearings in Kansas City, MO, October 19-25, 2016. While the travel scholarship is intended to partially cover expenses of the individual traveler, the expense reimbursement payment will be made […]

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carbonn Climate Reporting Deadline

We need your help today to demonstrate the power of local climate action on the international stage.  If you can share some highlights of your recent climate, energy or resilience efforts before tomorrow, Friday September 30th, they will be included in an annual report demonstrating our collective global impact, to be delivered at the upcoming UN climate meetings in […]

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US Composting Council seeks municipal stakeholder input

 This is a guest blog by Sarah Martinez, who serves on the Board of the U.S. Composting Council and is the Sustainability Maven at Eco-Products, Inc. Are you aware that composting organic materials, such as food scraps and landscaping debris, and incorporating compost into soil not only reduces pressure on landfills, but it also reduces greenhouse […]

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Resilient Cities – 7th Global Convening Underway in Bonn

Resilient Cities – The Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation is underway.  ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the World Mayors Council on Climate Change and the City of Bonn, Germany launched Resilient Cities, the first World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change in 2010. From the conference in Bonn, ICLEI Secretary […]

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Are you Getting to Zero?!

    ICLEI USA is proud to support the 2016 Getting to Zero National Forum. Join us Oct. 12-14 in Denver along with leading designers, owners, operators, commercial real estate professionals, policymakers, manufacturers and others to share perspectives on the growth of zero net energy (ZNE), discuss the policies driving new projects, engage in best practices […]

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Pingtung engages in Global 100% RE Cities and Regions Network: Aspen and Maui

This post is reprinted from ICLEI global: www.iclei.org  Magistrate Men-An Pan, head of the Pingtung County local government in Chinese Taipei, made a public commitment to explore a 100 renewable energy target and to be an active participant in the Global 100% Renewable Energy Cities and Regions Network. This commitment was formalized in a public signing at […]

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