ICLEI Links: 17 July 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of ICLEI Links, our roundup of sustainability-related news and commentary from around the web! ICLEI Stories ICLEI Leaders and Members to strengthen Pope Francis’ efforts on climate, modern slavery and sustainability Scientists plot path to climate stabilization at CFCC15: Transformative solutions are urgently needed 10 Indonesian cities commit to Compact 

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ICLEI Links: 10 July 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of ICLEI Links, our roundup of sustainability-related news and commentary from around the web! ICLEI Stories Cities, regions and civil society urge nations to accelerate the transition towards low-carbon, resilient communities at COP21 New report states: Better economic growth can close the emissions gap City Stories Thousands March in Toronto, 

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ICLEI Links: 3 July 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of ICLEI Links, our roundup of sustainability-related news and commentary from around the web! ICLEI Stories New co-operation between ICLEI and the Ramsar Secretariat announced at COP 12 Over 800 non-Party stakeholders to participate in World Summit Climate & Territories Anne Hidalgo and Michael Bloomberg to co-chair “Climate Summit for 

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ICLEI Links: 26 June 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of ICLEI Links, our roundup of sustainability-related news and commentary from around the web! ICLEI Stories Essen announced as European Green Capital 2017 First working meeting of World Cities: EU-Canada Exchange to take place in July in Toronto ICLEI lauds Pope Francis’ call for action on climate change and sustainable 

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ICLEI Links: 19 June 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of ICLEI Links, our roundup of sustainability-related news and commentary from around the web! ICLEI Stories World Summit Climate & Territories will contribute to developing a credible roadmap for limiting global warming to 2°C Cities begin to TAP potential for COP21 City Stories Inside Venice’s bid to hold back the 

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G2: Resilient Businesses Make Strong Communities

Between 2011 and 2012, three hurricanes struck New York City, seriously damaging the city’s coasts. For example, Hurricane Sandy caused $19 billion in damage, left 2 million people without power, and flooded 17% of the city’s land mass. Moreover, 1.1 million children were unable to attend school, and there were 44 fatalities. Jaime Torres-Springer, Partner 

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ICLEI Links: 12 June 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of ICLEI Links, our roundup of sustainability-related news and commentary from around the web! ICLEI Stories Cities commit to cut over 1 billion ton of greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 on carbonn Climate Registry All roads lead to Paris at Resilient Cities 2015 closing plenary ICLEI Member cities demonstrate climate 

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E3: Is Green Always Better Than Gray?

Is it better to use green infrastructure solutions than gray ones for enhancing resilience? You might think that the answer is obvious: green infrastructure solutions are the best option. In fact, it’s not so clear-cut. Different circumstances require different actions, depending on the finance that is available and the kind of territories in question. For 

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C3: Capacity Building for Climate Adaptation in North Rhine-Westphalia and Beyond

This post is part of our live blog series from the Resilient Cities 2015 congress. For more live blogs, please click here. During Resilient Cities 2015, a range of tools for climate change adaption have been presented. One of those tools is e-learning. In this session, Ralf Osinski (Head of BEW Training Center on Utilities 

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A4: Understanding audiences: communicating climate change adaptation

This post is part of our live blog series from the Resilient Cities 2015 congress. For more live blogs, please click here. Nowadays the most powerful communication channels are television and internet – so why don’t we use them to communicate climate change adaption? A member of the BBC, Pam Vallance, today explained how the 

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