ICLEI is the world´s leading association of cities and local governments dedicated to sustainable development. ICLEI is a powerful movement of 12 mega-cities, 100 super-cities, 450 large cities and urban regions as well as 450 small and medium-sized cities and towns in 83 countries. ICLEI promotes local action for global sustainability and supports cities to become sustainable, resilient, resource-efficient, biodiverse, low-carbon; to build a smart infrastructure; and to develop an inclusive, green urban economy with the ultimate aim to achieve healthy and happy communities. Find out more at www.iclei.org
Save the Date! The 3rd Urban Nature Congress will take place at the ICLEI World Congress, from April 11-12, 2015, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Cities account for 37–49% of global greenhouse gas emissions and urban infrastructure accounts for over 70% of global energy use. The IPCC's AR5 report draws attention to the need for climate change mitigation and adaptation.