Urbana’s Sustainable Water Management Plan includes ambitious, but achievable Goals for water conservation within City-owned buildings, region-wide coordination, consideration of conservation rules for new private developments, and public engagement in conservation activities addressing businesses and residents. All Actions in the Plan are intended to be completed between the date of adoption in 2013 and January 1, 2020 with the exception of certain Actions that shall be ongoing.
A critical obstacle to the realization of climate action by governments is difficulty to access funding. ICLEI sets programs and networks in place to foster investment required for adoption of natural resources and energy-efficient systems, while minimizing future costs, environmental risks, and ecological damage.
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 […]