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Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program continues to cut GHG emissions through energy efficiency measures

After its 7th year in operation, the Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program—a first-of-its-kind, city-level emissions trading program in the world—continues to achieve greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions through aggressive energy efficiency measures taken by participating large-scale facilities.



First 20+ events of Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogues announced at CitiesIPCC

The first 20+ events of the 2018 Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogues are being released at the CitiesIPCC Conference in Edmonton, including the Canadian Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogues to be held by ICLEI, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Ville de Montréal at the ICLEI World Congress in Montréal on 19-22 June 2018.



Cities and scientific community unite to plan an ambitious new climate change agenda

Global Mayors Summit lays the groundwork for science based, action-oriented policies at the city level to combat climate change.



CitiesIPCC to set the course for the global climate research agenda

On 5-7 March 2018, CitiesIPCC, the International Conference of Cities and Climate Change Science in Edmonton, Canada, will set the course for the global climate research agenda and advance scientific evidence connecting cities and climate science. Ahead of CitiesIPCC, on Sunday, 4 March, Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson will host a Global Mayors Summit together with the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) and the Federation of...



ICLEI Canada’s Québec Office now hosted by Ville de Montréal

French below. As the largest city in Québec and the second largest city in Canada, the Ville de Montréal is a center of knowledge, innovation and culture, featuring a vibrant blend of people and languages. Montréal is known for its leadership in sustainable development, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and biodiversity conservation. This leadership was recently reaffirmed by a decision of Montréal City Council to host the ICLEI Canada...



ICLEI Korea Members adopt the 2018-2020 ICLEI Seven Pledges for Local Sustainability

At the ICLEI Korea Annual Assembly on 30 January 2018, ICLEI Korea Members came together to adopt the 2018-2020 ICLEI Seven Pledges for Local Sustainability.



2018 brings in new leadership across the ICLEI Network

From Oceania to Africa, ICLEI Members have elected new leadership across each of the nine ICLEI regions


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