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ICLEI Links: 28 November 2014

Welcome to the latest 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 News ICLEI to launch powerful GHG protocol for cities ICLEI gears up for COP20 in Lima CityTalk counts down to Lima with 10 blog posts! City 

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Video: Gino Van Begin presents the ICLEI World Congress 2015!

In this video our Secretary General tells you everything you need to know about next year’s landmark World Congress. For more information on the ICLEI World Congress 2015 and on how to register, please visit the website (www.worldcongress2015.iclei.org).

4 days to Lima: Great news from Bogor

At the COP20, ICLEI will continue to represent the interests of local governments and highlight their achievements. Here we focus on progress in the city of Bogor. Urban-LEDS Model City Bogor, in Indonesia, just announced that its city council has committed to allocating about 12 million USD (IDR 147.067 Milyar) to improve sustainable low emission 

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5 Days to Lima: Focus on Nantes, France

At the COP20, ICLEI will continue to represent the interests of local governments and highlight their achievements. Here we focus on one of our members: Nantes! Thanks to ICLEI Europe for this excellent profile. Situated on the Loire River, close to the Atlantic coast, Nantes is a green wonder of western France. It is France’s 

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6 Days to Lima: Focus on Brussels, Belgium

At the COP20, ICLEI will continue to represent the interests of local governments and highlight their achievements. Here we focus on one of our members: Brussels! Thanks to ICLEI Europe for this excellent profile. Brussels is home to the European Union and, with a population of over 1.8 million, is also the largest urban area 

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Seoul to Build on Air Pollution Milestone at ICLEI World Congress

Every spring, China, Korea and Japan suffer from an influx of yellow dust, which originates in the deserts of Mongolia and northern China and is carried eastward on seasonal high-speed surface winds. This natural phenomenon has become a serious problem in the last decades in the Northeast Asia region due to the increase of industrial 

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7 Days to Lima: Local Climate Action through the Years

With the COP20 on the horizon, we have put together a photostory of the projects and innovations implemented by ICLEI member cities around the globe from 1991 to 2013. To read more about these projects and others, visit the case studies section of our website.     Yearning for another blast through ICLEI’s past? Visualize 

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8 Days to Lima: South African Municipalities Forge Ahead

At the COP20 in Lima, ICLEI will once again highlight the outstanding contributions of local governments to the fight against climate change. Some examples are offered by South African municipalities, who are increasingly implementing projects to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as part of their participation in the international flagship project: Promoting Low Emission Urban Development 

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9 Days to Lima: Focus on Rajkot, an Urban-LEDS Model City

Rajkot is a fast-growing industrial city in the State of Gujarat. During the last decade, the city’s population increased by 28.3 percent, making it the fourth largest city in Gujarat. Through the Urban-LEDS project Rajkot is facilitating and augmenting the implementation of several key plans to effectively decrease emissions. The international project promotes urban Low 

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ICLEI Links: 21 November 2014

Welcome to the latest 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 News Mayor of Bonn welcomes UN representative Global 100% RE and ICLEI join forces City News What is a city? (VIDEO) Five reasons to be optimistic about 

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