Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:00

Highlights from COP22


Several advancements were made in Marrakech at this year's COP22, further advancing the role of local governments in climate change adaptation and mitigation in the international community. 

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States, regions and cities signed the first-ever Pan-American action statement on climate change on July 9, 2015.

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Thursday, 07 May 2015 00:00

Canada at the ICLEI World Congress 2015


The ICLEI World Congress 2015 recently took place from April 8-12 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Entitled “Sustainable Solutions for an Urban Future," the conference gathered over 2,500 delegates from municipalities worldwide to share international knowledge concerning sustainable development activities and environmental issues.

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Congratulations to the district of Saanich on their enthusiastic effort to pursue a broad range of climate change adaptation practices and action plans, and for engaging the community at a local level through various programs and opportunities.

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Hear BARC Member, the City of Surrey, discuss their work on integrating action on climate change adaptation and mitigation as part of ICLEI's Resilient Cities Webinar Series. 

Wednesday November 19th, 2014

11:00 am EST / 8:00 am PST

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NEW YORK, September 23, 2014 

As #CITIESACT on climate change, ICLEI partners on the Compact of Mayors at the UN Climate Summit 2014, New York.

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In a report released this week by Natural Resources Canada, researchers assert that the climatic changes Canada is experiencing are affecting the country’s natural environment, economic sectors, and the health of Canadians. 

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Thursday, 18 July 2013 19:33

Extreme weather and climate change

It's mid-July, and summer has already produced a number of very significant and newsworthy weather events. But can we blame climate change? Yes, but it isn't as simple as saying that climate change caused any single event. Consider the following:

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New publication from the Stockholm Resilience Centre explores the idea of resilience thinking and the idea that humans and nature should be seen as one social-ecological system.

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Tuesday, 30 April 2013 15:20

Adaptation Measures Reporting

Across Canada, local governments are implementing innovative adaptation measures to help combat some of the unavoidable impacts of climate change. In an effort to recognize these actions, ICLEI Canada has established an ongoing collection process to capture many of the measures that have been implemented in Canadian communities.

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