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13.11.2017

Official launch of Front-line Cities and Islands: Uniting islands and coastal cities for resilience

On 13 November 2017, mayors and leaders of islands at the front-line of climate change, from the President of Palau to Mayor of Cozumel, Mexico, came together with mayors and leaders of cities around the world to join forces in taking action to address climate change and build resilience through the launch of Front-line Cities and Islands at COP23, the 23rd United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. Front-line is...


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12.11.2017

Cities and regions come to COP23, adopt the Bonn-Fiji Commitment

Local and regional leaders from around the world have issued the Bonn-Fiji Commitment of Local and Regional Leaders to Deliver the Paris Agreement at All Levels, a pledge that signals their commitment to bring forward a critical shift in global development. On 12 November 2017, at COP23, the 23rd United Nations Climate Change Conference, the hundreds of local and regional leaders at the Climate Summit of Local and Regional...


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12.11.2017

Global Covenant of Mayors announces collective impact of committed cities and new data reporting standard

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy – a featured partner of the Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, which brought together over 1,000 delegates and over 300 political leaders at COP23 – made two major announcements here at the 23rd United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn.


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11.11.2017

Al Gore, Mayor of Bonn talk climate action

Today, at the Künst Museum in Bonn, Germany, over 40 mayors and local political leaders from around the world convened for a screening of An Inconvenient Sequel, the latest climate change film from Al Gore, followed by a conversation with the former US Vice President on the state of climate action.Following remarks from the Mayor of Bonn, First Vice President of ICLEI and co-host of the Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, Vice...


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11.11.2017

Over 1,000 subnational governments take aim on slashing global emissions

1,019 local and regional governments from 86 countries, representing 804 million people, have reported emissions reductions targets to the carbonn Climate Registry (cCR), one of the most widely used subnational climate action reporting systems in the world.


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09.11.2017

City Climate Planner to help city staff advance local climate action

This training and certification program, launched on Thursday 9 November at the Cities & Regions Pavilion at COP23 in Bonn will raise the global talent base of city climate planning professionals.


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09.11.2017

Front-Line Cities and Islands to support resilience building in small island states

Bonn, Germany, 11 Nov, 2017 – ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and the Global Islands Partnership (GLISPA) are launching Front-Line Cities and Islands, a coalition of coastal cities and islands on the front lines of climate change impacts, working to build resilience through coastal city-to-island partnerships. Although they contribute to less than one percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, small island states are directly...


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