Toward 1.5 Degrees: ICLEI USA 2016 Annual Report

Spurred by calls from the communities most exposed to climate change impacts, the Paris Climate Agreement set the ambitious goal of limiting the end-of-century global average temperature increase to 1.5° Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels. The Paris Agreement includes Nationally Determined Contributions, reductions in GHG emissions by country — which offer this reality: […]

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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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City Talk USA

City Talk USA is ICLEI USA’s blog where you can read about what cities are doing across the country to become more sustainable and the latest ICLEI USA & our partners initiatives.

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Press Releases


Read the latest on what ICLEI USA and partners are doing and find past press releases here.

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ICLEI USA offers many events, trainings and webinars on the latest in local sustainability. Check out our events sections to find events that will help your community reach it’s sustainability and climate goals.

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