ICLEI Links: 19 December 2014

Welcome to the final 2014 edition of ICLEI Links, our roundup of sustainability-related news and commentary from around the web! Thanks to all on Twitter and elsewhere for sharing.


ICLEI’s view on the result of the COP20 in Lima

ICLEI council 2015-2018 finalized

City News

 Seven ways Belo Horizonte, Brazil, inspires sustainable cities

Climate Change News

The climate change movement must face up to its colossal failure

 Climate Change Talks End With Watered-Down Deal That Kicks Can Down the Road

Detailed report on the COP20 from the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

A 5 Minute History of Climate Politics

Energy News

How 2014 Became The Year Of Fossil Fuel Waste

How new technologies allow for storage of surplus electricity from wind and solar power

Why 2015 will be the year of sustainability, by Ban Ki-moon








Is the UN’s climate change body still fit for purpose?