Local Leaders in the ICLEI USA Network Support International Climate Action

ICLEI USA mayors and council members comprise the U.S. delegation to the COP21 events in Paris The national government of the United States has walked away from international climate action by announcing its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement — ICLEI and its members have not. Since the early 1990’s – long before President […]

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President Challenges Cities to Join Compact & Set Precedent for Climate Action by COP21

In a fact sheet released today by the White House, President Obama challenged all Mayors to publicly commit to a climate action plan ahead of the Paris UN meeting, and has set a goal of having at least 100 US cities that have signed onto the Compact of Mayors by the end of November.

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