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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...

6 October 2021

EU Adaptation Strategy in the spotlight at EURESFO 2021

The world has recently seen extreme climate events and natural disasters, occurring simultaneously in various countries. In light of an urgent need to design new adaptation and resilience pathways, the European Urban Resilience Forum (EURESFO) will gather experts, cities and stakeholders to discuss ...

4 October 2021

ICLEI is committed to promoting biodiversity and ecosystem restoration

As biodiversity rapidly decreases, ecosystem restoration becomes a priority. This is why the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) along with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) have launched the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The campaign aims to prevent, hal...

30 September 2021

2021 Procura + Award finalists unveiled

The jury of the 2021 Procura + Awards has revealed the nine finalists for this year. The initiative, supported by ICLEI Europe along with the EU-funded Procure2Innovate project, recognises excellence in sustainable procurement. In the category ‘Procurement Initiative of the Year’ the ju...