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News from the European Green Capital

Post by Kaz Armour, International Innovation The existence of climate change is virtually indisputable. Changes in weather patterns, warming of the ocean and atmosphere, rising sea levels and loss of snow and ice are global problems, driven largely by human activity. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded in their Fifth Assessment Report that 

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Green City Champions: Rewarding Ambitions

Representatives of five cities to have received prestigious international sustainability awards took to the stage in Seoul this afternoon to discuss how their progress had been achieved. Morten Kabell of Copenhagen (Denmark), George Ferguson of Bristol (UK), Dejan Crnek of Ljubljana (Slovenia), Johannes van der Merwe of Cape Town (South Africa) and Dagur Eggertsson of 

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ICLEI Links: 20 February 2015

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 Stories Resilient Cities Asia Pacific congress calls for action on urban resilience  ICLEI Member Bristol embarks on year as European Green Capital City Stories Why “100 

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Bristol’s Ambitions

ICLEI Member Bristol will participate in the ICLEI World Congress 2015 in Seoul. We look forward to having them there and to learning from them. It’s a big year for Bristol! They became the first European Green Capital from the UK, and they have some fantastic ambitions. Here’s a bit more about them… Background Bristol 

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Bristol begins 2015 as European Green Capital

Bristol is kicking off its year as European Green Capital in style! This Saturday (24th January), world-famous tight wire artist Jade Kindar-Martin will cycle across a 120 metre long high wire, set between two landmark buildings. The performance, entitled “Bridging the Gap”, will symbolise the difference between our green intentions and our actions – and 

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Bristol becomes the 500th reporting city of carbonn Climate Registry

8 December 2014, Lima, Peru: The world’s leading reporting platform for local and subnational climate action – the carbonn Climate Registy (cCR) – welcomes its 500th reporting city today, with the new addition of the City of Bristol, United Kingdom. ICLEI, the leading cities network operating carbonn Climate Registry, announced this today at the ongoing 

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