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2014-06-17 16:21:39

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today welcomed Wuhan to its international network of cities committed to taking climate change actions locally that are having an impact globally. Wuhan is the capital of Hubei province in the People's Republic of China, and is the most populous city in Central China. Wuhan joins Shenzhen as the latest additions to the C40 network, which now counts five cities from China. "As mayor of a...

2014-06-09 04:20:32

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today announced the addition of Shenzhen to its international network of cities committed to taking climate change actions locally that are having an impact globally. Shenzhen joins Chinese cities Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai and brings C40's overall membership to 68 cities from around the world. "As one of the world's fastest growing cities, Shenzhen shares a common understanding of...

2014-04-04 12:21:57

LONDON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today announced the addition of Boston - the largest city in New England - to its growing network, making it the 67(th) global city to become a member. "I am excited to welcome Boston to the C40. Founded in 1630, the city has a history of developing and successfully implementing innovative solutions to urban challenges," said C40 Chair, Mayor Eduardo Paes of Rio de Janeiro. "Boston,...

2014-02-05 00:20:28

C40 cities deliver on climate action, nearly doubling reported activities compared to 2011 and proving C40's collaborative, global model is working JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) released landmark research today demonstrating a clear trend of expanding and accelerating climate action in the world's megacities. Climate actions, such as implementing rigorous energy efficiency regulations for buildings, instituting bus rapid...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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