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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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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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 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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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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