ANALYSIS: Cities are unlikely to get the formal recognition many crave at the UN climate talks, but they can make an impact
Latest updates from the ICLEI World Congress, with representatives of more than 200 cities worldwide
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LIVE: Latest updates from the opening plenary and first sessions of the ICLEI World Congress, with representatives of more than 200 cities worldwide
ANALYSIS: They have most of the world’s people, money and emissions. While national governments talk, cities must act, say mayors at ICLEI summit in Seoul
Home to 70% of humans, cities are on the frontline of the fight against global warming says ICLEI regional chief
Park Won Soon says cities are the most effective vehicle to overcome the ‘deadlock’ of the international climate talks
City-wide energy efficiency drive announced as South Korea continues to push the climate change agenda at home and abroad.
Anke Stoffregen, from ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability explains how cities and local governments will be key players in a world increasingly marked by urbanisation and the need to harenss their power and engage them in policy making.
Could a ‘command and control’ approach to the flow of people, goods and services be the answer to rising emissions?
At the ICLEI Resilient Cities conference in Bonn, 40 of the world’s most populous cities have launched a programme to measure, report and verify their carbon emissions.