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2011-06-01 12:48:00

Standard approach for accounting and reporting greenhouse gas emissions will boost cities ability to access funding and implement actions SAO PAULO, Brazil, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, announced today at the C40 Cities Mayors Summit in Sao Paulo that the two organizations will establish a global standard for accounting and reporting community-scale greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...

2010-11-21 11:05:00

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayors from around the world today signed an agreement to address climate change at the World Mayors Summit on Climate, hosted by the Government of Mexico City and Marcelo Ebrard, mayor of Mexico City and chair of the World Mayors Council on Climate. During the summit, representatives from 135 global cities signed the Mexico City Pact, which establishes a monitoring and verification mechanism for cities to address climate change. The Mexico City...

2010-10-25 11:10:00

Award Recognizes City's Achievement in Addressing Climate Change PITTSBURGH, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of its continual work to measure and reduce greenhouse gases, Pittsburgh has received a "Milestone Five" Award from ICLEI: Local Governments for Sustainability. In ICLEI's Five Milestone program, local governments commit to inventory greenhouse emissions, set realistic reduction goals, develop and implement hands-on climate action plans that yield results, and...

2010-06-01 08:37:00

MEXICO CITY, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Marcelo Ebrard, Mayor of Mexico City and chair of the World Mayor's Council on Climate Change, will host a summit of mayors from around the world in Mexico City on November 21, 2010, with the goal of creating a new advocacy and action mechanism for cities to address global climate change. The World Mayor's Summit on Climate Change was announced at a gathering of more than 500 mayors and municipal leaders in Bonn, Germany on May 30, entitled Resilient...

2010-04-19 05:00:00

Case study on PlaNYC serves as a roadmap to help other cities achieve greater sustainability by replicating New York's innovative planning process and adopting its 10 keys to success NEW YORK, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new case study released today provides an unprecedented in-depth look at how the City of New York developed its renowned sustainability plan, PlaNYC, and how this planning process laid the groundwork for New York's emergence as a leading sustainable city....


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