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
States, regions and cities signed the first-ever Pan-American action statement on climate change on July 9, 2015.
Getting to deep and meaningful GHG emission reductions is a feat achieved by few cities to date. ICLEI Canada's Director, Megan Meaney, reflects on what sets the leaders apart.
Congratulations to Colwood, Surrey and Vancouver! They are 3 of the 17 international finalists in the Earth Hour Cities Challenge.