How cities are advancing climate action under the New Urban Agenda

The New Urban Agenda establishes a vision for sustainable urbanization that requires strong action on climate. If we are to eradicate poverty, build sustainable and inclusive economies and achieve environmental sustainability, then mitigating urban emissions and building resilience are critical steps in the process. After all, cities are responsible for over 70 percent of global 

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The million steps to sustainability

While Gothenburg, Sweden issues green bonds to finance sustainability projects, Almada, Portugal creates community gardens that allow citizens to grow vegetables next to flood-preventing stormwater retention areas. The Jongno District in Seoul, South Korea seeks to increase the happiness of its residents by restoring green areas in the city and ‘emptying’ the city from unnecessary 

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ICLEI Links: 1 May 2015

Welcome to another edition of ICLEI Links, our roundup of online sustainability stories! Thanks to all on Twitter and elsewhere for sharing. ICLEI Stories ICLEI World Congress 2015 in review City Stories New York City Announces New Resilience Plan, Champions City Resilience Belo Horizonte’s Food Security Policy Energy Stories Judith Sayers, First Nations run-of-river hydro 

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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 News 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 

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