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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Sustainable Water Planning Wins in Urbana, IL

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.

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Sustainability Success Series: Oberlin, OH “Live Learn Lead”

Oberlin OH

City is awarded ICLEI’s Milestones 3, 4 and 5 for Monitoring & Verifying Emissions Reductions With the community slogan, “Live Learn Lead”, Oberlin, OH is certainly taking those words very seriously and demonstrating considerable action on the climate front. Oberlin released its highly anticipated 2012 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Update as an opportunity to provide an […]

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The ICLEI World Congress 2015 In Numbers!

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 […]

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How Local Government Can Shape Energy Codes

Today an increasing number of local governments are looking for ways to reduce energy use in buildings, in order to meet local emissions reduction goals. One tool is through building codes, which set the minimum efficiency for new construction. Some leading communities are developing and adopting advanced codes; join our upcoming free webinar on March 11 to […]

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