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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ICLEI Links: 5 June 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of ICLEI Links, our roundup of sustainability-related news and commentary from around the web! ICLEI Stories New article by ICLEI Secretary General Gino Van Begin in Cities Today Resilient Cities 2015 Program Booklet is now online! Cities and businesses work to bridge gaps at Metropolitan Solutions 2015 Leading by example: 

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Cities in Action: Balikpapan, the Urban-LEDS Model City

Balikpapan is a seaport city on the east coast of the island of Borneo, in the Indonesian province of East Kalimantan. Based on the results of Balikpapan’s first GHG inventory, the Urban-LEDS Model City has set targets to reduce community emissions by 15.6% by 2020 from 2010 levels. The following Low-Emissions Development (LED) activities are 

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ICLEI Links: 29 May 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 Reddit and elsewhere for sharing. ICLEI Stories TAP the potential of local and regional climate action! – Launch of the Transformative Actions Program (TAP) application process ICLEI Member Vitoria-Gasteiz doubles cycling share City 

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ICLEI Links: 22 May 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 Submissions invited for Green Cooling Ideas Competition Metropolitan Solutions 2015 to feature Lounge Talks and Sustainable Urban China conference Rapid Chinese urbanization focus of opening 

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ICLEI Links: 15 May 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 ICLEI invites applications for new Transformative Actions Program City Stories Can Cities Drive Sustainable Development in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States? Is Dubai the capital of 

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ICLEI Links: 8 May 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 Metropolitan Solutions to feature innovative Lounge Talks for city-business networking Doornkop Renewable Energy Expo a huge success City Stories Maple Shade, Southampton townships awarded grants 

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