Photo: Renán Barrera (left), Mayor of Mérida, Mexico, and Edgar Villaseñor Franco, ICLEI Director for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean (MECS), after signing the letter of intent to join the Urban Infrastructure Insurance Facility project. Mérida, Mexico, capital of the Yucatán Peninsula, became the fourth pilot city to express interest in joining the Urban
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 Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific congress now open for registration Municipal Council of Recife approves Green Roof Law City News If you care about green cities, you
Recife is an Urban-LEDS city. To learn more about the Urban-LEDS project, please visit the website.
Recife has a unique tropical environment with six rivers and 66 canals, mangroves and coral reefs. Recife will be the first city in the North and Northeast regions of Brazil to measure greenhouse gas emissions in the city and to set incremental goals to reduce these pollutants by 2020. It’s one of the two Urban-LEDS