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 Stories

Solar-powered Christian Street House is made from locally sourced materials in Brisbane

Oslo builds world’s first bumblebee highway

What’s the most bike-friendly city in the U.S.? Not what you’d guess

Energy Stories

Cradle to Cradle: Recycling’s cooler younger brother

California is giving away free solar panels to its poorest residents

Edinburgh University to divest from leading fossil fuel companies

Switching to biofuels could place unsustainable demands on water use

Renewable energy alone cannot reverse global warming or make a sustainable world

Cigarette butts can offer green energy storage solution

Climate Change Stories

The 101 on climate change – and how protected areas can help address it

Your morning espresso could be about to get a lot more expensive

Mount Everest Could Look Very Different By The End Of The Century

Texas & Alaska Floods: El Nino & Hot Oceans Start a Year of Hellish Weather. It Will Get Worse

Sending ice to Antarctica

Remarkable before-and-after photos make it undeniably clear we’re ruining our planet (PHOTOS)