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21 October 2021

Keep yourself in the loop with Science for Environment Policy

The environmental field is constantly changing with new and interesting findings pouring in. How to keep up to date with the latest news in the field to ensure sound decision-making? To support policy makers, the European Commission has created the Science for Environment Policy Service. Science fo...

21 October 2021

ICLEI among a group of urban researchers and activists that have launched 17 keys to sustainable just cities

Today, a community of urban researchers and city makers – including ICLEI Europe – launched 17 keys to sustainable and just cities. The keys are clustered under four themes – honest, caring, regenerative and informed – and aim to support the work of decision-makers, administr...

20 October 2021

How to create just, sustainable cities

A few weeks ago, a group of policy designers and action implementers gathered to co-create policy recommendations for just and sustainable cities. This process addressed the key question: how can we act to advance justice and sustainability in our cities? The current state-of-playUnderstanding our ...

15 October 2021

Meet the finalists for this year's Transformative Action Award

Initiatives from ICLEI Member Nijmegen (the Netherlands), as well as from the City of A Coruña (Spain) and from La Titaranya SCCL were announced today as the finalists for the prestigious 2021 Transformative Action Award. The award recognises “Tr...

14 October 2021

Learn how ICLEI and Google EIE assist Cities in advancing local climate action

ICLEI Europe and Google have been working together to investigate how the Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) tool can assist Cities in advancing local climate action and in achieving their local carbon reduction goals. The Google EIE is a globally consistent, freely available dataset that estimat...

13 October 2021

Regensburg Develops New Climate Resilience Strategy

ICLEI member Regensburg’s dense (and historic) urban center faces increasing temperatures in summer, along with heavy rain and issues with air circulation. It just so happens that this historic inner city is also a UNESCO World Heritage site, which not only calls for the preservation of the ar...

12 October 2021

Out now: The Power of the Public Plate Podcast

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and the UN One Planet Network launched the ‘Power of the Public Plate’ Podcast. Each episode explores the story of a champion of public food procurement. Listeners of the podcast will learn how public authorities from around the world leverage...

8 October 2021

Glasgow takes charge on air quality and e-mobility initatives

ICLEI Member Glasgow (Scotland) is scheduled to host the 26th United Nation Climate Change Conference (COP 26). The City of Glasgow has an impressive list of sustainability initiatives to learn about leading up to COP. Here are just a few of the things you need to know about Glasgow's recent sustain...

8 October 2021

DECIDE launched its Knowledge Hub

At ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability, knowledge is gathered and shared in innovative and collaborative ways. For example, DECIDE has launched its Knowledge Hub. DECIDE (Developing Energy Communities through Informative anD collEctive actions) aims to gain a better understanding in how to se...