Climate and Sustainability Funding Opportunities

  Cities and counties working on sustainability and climate action often cannot find the resources to implement great projects. ICLEI members, including Austin, Baltimore, Blacksburg, Chula Vista, Cleveland, Dubuque, Madison, Missoula, and New Orleans, have found a useful source of funding in Partners for Places. Partners for Places is a successful matching grant program that […]

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Biggest US Cities Setting Unprecedented Emissions Reductions Goals to Fight Climate Change

Some of the largest cities in the country, including New York, Chicago, Atlanta and 34 others have already set emissions reductions goals of 80 percent or higher by 2050, aligning with the scientific consensus of what will be required to avoid the most disastrous effects of climate change.

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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, c96.0d1.myftpupload.com, 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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