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April 2012



New communications platform for ICLEI (in German)
(Detecon Consulting - 26 April 2012)

Happiness meeting
(Kuensel Online - 9 April 2012)

How green is your April?
(Biscayne Times - 4 April 2012)

City seeks participants on energy and climate action task force
(12 Action News WBNG - 2 April 2012)

To support humanity's transition into the Ecozoic Era
(Ethical Markets - 2 April 2012)

March 2012


Is Agenda 21 a U.N. plot to kill the suburbs?
(The Salon - 15 March 2012)

Sustainability strengthens our communities
(The Tennessean - 9 March 2012)

Media rated as most reliable info source on climate change, according to survey by international council
(Philippines Information Agency - 9 March 2012)

February 2012


Kochi now part of ICLEI to tackle climate change
(Express buzz - 28 February 2012)

Vizag set to become cycle-proud
(The Hindu - 24 February 2012)

In UN conspiracy theorists, the Right has a long con
(The Esquire - 16 February 2012)

What are local governments going to do now?
(The Green Times - 13 February 2012)

Can smarter growth guide China’s urban building boom?
(Yale Environment 360 - 13 February 2012)

Automatic technology can increase wellbeing
(The Guardian - 9 February 2012)

Umweltfreundliche Produkte und Dienstleistungen in der Öffentlichen Verwaltung
(Informationsdienst Wissenschaft - 9 February 2012)

Activists fight green projects
(The New York Times - 3 February 2012)

January 2012


Its never too early for Earth Day
(Environmental News Service - 16 January 2012)

Models for Local Government Organizations (LGOs) involvement in a strengthened UNEP - Konrad Otto Zimmermann
(UNEP- Perspectives Rio+20 - 3 January 2012)

December 2011


Why city resilience will be an issue at Rio+20
(Environmental Expert - 15 December 2011)

Development Banks Agree New Partnership for Climate Action in Cities
(The World Bank - 5 December 2011)

Adaptation charter – good start of the week
(ISDR - 5 December 2011)

ICLEI takes the lead on climate change
(ISDR - 2 December 2011)


Canada 'fiddles while planet burns', says Councillor David Cadman at Durban climate talks
(Vancouver Observer - 2 December 2011)


COP17: Global vs local solutions
(Think Africa Press - 1 December 2011)


November 2011


As UN climate talks get underway in South Africa, local strategies are replacing the Kyoto global pact
(The Washington Post - 27 November 2011)

ICLEI: COP17 must engage local governments
(RTCC - 22 November 2011)


ICLEI proposes the introduction of the ‘beneficiary pays’ principle
(South Green Economy - 4 November 2011)

October 2011


EcoMobility is urban transport solution for the future
(Mayors & Cities - 23 October 2011)


World Bike Festival highlights benefits of cycling around the globe
(CNN - 21 October 2011)


A new approach to urban adaptation: upgrading resilience
(Science for Environment Policy - 6 October 2011)


September 2011


Financing a sustainable future: global resources for local action
(Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting - 21 September 2011)

NY County Sets Example for How Governments Can Help Business

(Sustainable City Network - 21 September 2011)


August 2011


ICLEI European convention
(Natureplus - 19 August 2011)



July 2011


Saving cities from themselves
(mobility magazine - 19 July 2011)

Tea party opposes ICLEI and sustainable development
(TriplePundit - 11 July 2011)

June 2011


Getting EcoMobile - Cities to be rewarded for greener urban mobility
(European Urban Knowledge Network - 16 June 2011)

Cities can lead on climate change solutions
(Grist - 15 June 2011)

New Report on Climate Change and Cities
(myScience - 7 June 2011)

No 'one size fits all'
(24dash.com - 7 June 2011)

Localised demand, new funding mechanisms to drive urban climate funding
(Environmental Finance - 6 June 2011)

Cities matching industry for emissions reporting
(Business Green - 6 June 2011)

C40 and ICLEI to establish global standard on greenhouse gas emissions reporting from cities
(PR Newswire - 1 June 2011)

May 2011


Are you ready for more?
(Newsweek - 29 May 2011)

UN: Cities 'urgently need protection' from disaster - local government action crucial
(Prevention Web - 19 May 2011)

IUCN’s engagement with cities and local authorities
(IUCN - 9 May 2011)

April 2011


Office Depot and ICLEI USA Launch National Green Business Challenge with Cities Across the Country
(Miami Herald - 20 April 2011)

March 2011


Converging on the Earth Summit
(NRDC - 6 March 2011)

Climate conference highlights role of brave city leaders
(City of Cape Town - 3 March 2011)

February 2011


Communities must ensure green cities
(The Asian Age - 22 February 2011)

Mexico City Mayor Beats Climate Change Drum
(Notien - 2 February 2011)

January 2011


Smart Partnership Dialogue
(U.S. Department of State - 31 January 2011)

Key role of local government
Carbon Aware Travel Choice - 30 January 2011)

Need to act locally
(PV Pulse - 20 January 2011)

10 trends driving action on climate change in 2011
(Environmental Leader - 19 January 2011)

All change is local
(Nature Conservancy blog - 4 January 2011)


December 2010


UN looks to local governments for global climate change
(Government News - 10 December 2010)

Sustainability in the region requires subsidy reduction
(The National - 8 December 2010)

New Report Sees Cities as Central to Climate Action
(The World Bank - 7 December 2010)

Reporting from Cancun- As Climate Talks Continue, Local Governments Move Ahead with Concrete Actions
(National Geographic online - 7 December 2010)

carbonn Cities Climate Registry captures Local Climate Actions
(Stakeholder Forum Outreach - 6 December 2010)

Local Projects Share Success Stories at COP16
(Alliance to Save Energy - 6 December 2010)

Cities Showing Leadership at a COP ... AGAIN
(Carbon Commentary - 6 December 2010)

Daily Cancun- A Mayor Breakthrough
(Daily KOS - 6 December 2010)

Exige ICLEI ser tomada en cuenta
(Diario Respuesta - 6 December 2010)

Cancun's Parallel World- Solar Boat, Business, Mayors, Youth
(Environment News Service - 6 December 2010)

In Cancún, Low Expectations Could Set Stage for a Surprise in Climate Talks
(The Solar Home & Business Journal- 6 December 2010) 


November 2010


Mayors Flaunt Resolve in Advance of Cancun
(New York Times Environment Blog- 24 November 2010)

World mayors sign climate change pact
(Grist - 24 November 2010)

Un pacte anti-rechauffement adopte par les maires du monde entier 
(Le Point - 24 November 2010)

UNISDR Names Mexico City Mayor Resilience Champion
(Climate-l.org - 24 November 2010)

A New Step for Climate Mitigation, World Mayors Sign Pact to Reduce Emissions
(Conservation International - 24 November 2010)

As nations dither on climate change, big cities step up
(McClatchy - 24 November 2010)

Cities sign on to climate action
(Huffington Post - 23 November 2010)

European cities join global effort on climate
(Euractiv - 23 November 2010)

Mayors sign global pact to tackle urban emmissions
(CNN - 22 November 2010)

World mayors sign pact pledging to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
(Xinhua News - 21 November 2010)

World Mayor's Council on Climate Change Summit
(Climate Action - In association with UNEP, 21 November 2010)

World Mayors sign climate agreement in Mexico City
(PR Newswire - 21 November 2010)

World mayors sign climate agreement in Mexico City
(CNBC - 21 November 2010)

Mayors ink global carbon-cutting deal
(Business Green - 21 November 2010)

Alcaldes del mundo firman Pacto Climático Global 
(El Nuevo Herald - 21 November 2010)

138 alcaldes firman pacto
(El Universale - 21 November 2010)

1,000 élus locaux se penchent sur le climat
(Le Monde - 21 November 2010)

Prefeitos assinam acordo de redução
(UOL Noticias - 21 November 2010)

International meeting of mayors in Mexico City hopes to push climate change proposal
(Associated Press- 16 November 2010)

Mexico City to Host 3,000 Global City Officials for Discussions on November 16 - 21, 2010
(PR Newswire - 16 November 2010)

Is Mexico City's 'Plan Verde' a Model for Latin America?
(Reuters - 15 November 2010)

Mayors to take lead at climate summit
(CNN - 8 November 2010)

Cities leading race to the future  
(tcktcktck.com - 27 October 2010)


January - March 2008


Biofuels Deemed a Greenhouse Threat
(New York Times - 08 February 2008)

The 'Cool City' of Carbondale
(By Cristian Stelle - 08 February 2008)

Our View: Wind turbine would offer a tangible lesson
(Woodbury Bulletin - 06 February 2008)

Peninsula cities gang up on global warming
(Contra Costa Times - 03 Frebruary 2008)

While government wavers, Israel’s cities combat pollution
(by Yael Ivri-Darel - 03 February 2008)

County Leaders Warned They'll Have to Respond to Climate Change
(by Christopher Dunagan - 19 January 2008)

More flyovers seen in Baguio City
(by Vincent Cabreza - 10 Janurary 2008)

Ayer measures its carbon footprint
(by Taryn Plumb - 06 January 2008)

Milpitas joins Silicon Valley green plan
(by Ian Bauer - 02 January 2008)

Can America's mayors become world players?
(by Neal Peirce - 02 January 2008)

October - December 2007


Cities, Countries Make Up for What Bali Lacked
(Worldwatch Institute - 31 December 2007)

U.S. Mayors Missing As World Cities Tackle Problems
(by Neal Peirce- 30 December 2007)

City's green committee gets thumbs up
(by Adam Leech - 28 December 2007)

Government aims to cut emissions
(by Amber Wu - 27 December 2007)

Cities Play the Green Card to Achieve Success
(UNEP - 19 December 2007)

ICLEI Japan Office Lists 52 More Cases of Global Warming Prevention
(Japan for Sustainability - 19 December 2007)

Cities play green card to achieve success
(ANTARA News - 13 December 2007)

Bloomberg, in Bali, Calls for Carbon Tax
(The Daily Green - 12 December 2007)

Bike Industry Present at Climate Conference in Bali
(Bike Europe - 10 December 2007)

Graduate of Wilton High helps Maine town with energy conservation
(Wilton Bulletin - 25 November 2007)

Roseville residents telling city to go 'green'
(BY Elizabeth Mohr, Pioneer Press - 23 November 2007)

Making St. Helena's streets safer is new goal
(The St. Helena Star - 22 November 2007)

Is Peninsula turning 'green' enough, yet?
(By Paul Gottlieb -  20 November 2007)

Guv international juror in Italy
(The Bohol Chronicle - November 18, 2007)

It Takes a Town
(By David Talbot - November 18, 2007)

Mayor's travels highlighted by common bonds
(By Ben Stuart - November 14, 2007)

Iqaluit Tackles Climate Change Internationally
(By PJ Wade -  13 November 2007)

$340,000 grant for shire water projects
(Margaret River news - 07 November 2007)

Treñas to lead Metro Iloilo-Guimaras Leaders Summit
(The News Today - 7 November 2007)

Masondo takes on international role
(By Millicent Kgowedi - 6 November 2007) 

$5000 grant awarded to Hailey City climate protection efforts
(By Heather Dawson -  04 November 2007)

3 envoys to the Phil. visit Bohol
(The Bohol Chronicle - 4 November 2007)

Masondo throws his hat into ring
(By Ndaba Dlamini -  2 November 2007)

Cape municipalities to nurture biodiversity
(BuaNews - 01 November 2007)

South Africa: Cape Municipalities to Nurture Biodiversity
(BuaNews
(Tshwane) - 1 November 2007)
 
Joburg Mayor Represents African Municipalities
(BuaNews (Tshwane) - 1 November 2007)

South Africa: Cape Municipalities to Nurture Biodiversity
(BuaNews (Tshwane) - 1 November 2007)

Energy project embraced
(The Ararat Advertiser - 23 October 2007)

Eco-budget continuation mooted
(By Andhra Pradesh -  10 October 2007)

Three Envoys to the Philippines Visited Bohol
(23 October 2007)

Treñas leaves for Korea, Mabilog assumes as OIC mayor
(By Maricar M. Calubiran - 26 October 2007)

Adapting to climate change: Now is the time to act
(By Kofi Annan - 15 October 2007)

Could Gore's Nobel switch on energy-saving bulbs in US minds?
(AFP - 12 October 2007)

New program slashes business energy bills
(Aratat Advertiser - 02 October 2007)
 
Rich Panoply of Giving Marks Third Clinton Global Initiative
(Environment News Service - October 1, 2007)


July 2007 - September 2007


Converse about the climate
(By VillageSoup/Waldo County Citizen Editor Beth Staples - 29 September 2007)

AmCan council weighs 'green' potential
(By DAN JUDGE/Times-Herald staff writer - 25 September 2007)

Weston set to participate in nationwide conversation
(The Weston Forum - 24 September 2007)
 
Local Action for Biodiversity (LAB) - an ICLEI Initiative
(Urban Environment - September 2007)

Ban Ki-moon convenes largest-ever meeting of global leaders on climate change
(UN News Centre - 24 September 2007)

EPA Targets $2 Million to Fight Climate Change with Projects in China, Russia, Seven Other Countries
(EPA Newsroom - 18 September 2007)

Rocky, Redford to host national climate summit
(By Joe Baird, The Salt Lake Tribune - 10 September 2007)

Assembly approves resolution for dealing with climate change
(By Stefan Milkowski, Fairbanks Daily News Miner - 14 September 2007)

Criticism doesn’t improve climate
(By Sandra Ericson, St. Helena Star - 13 September 2007)

When Balance Sheets Collide With the New Economy
(By Denise Caruso, The New York Times -  September 9, 2007

Whitfield invited to environment summit
(By Brandi Hart, McKinney Courier-Gazette - 1 September 2007)

Local Action for Biodiversity (LAB) - An ICLEI Initiative
(Urban Environment - September 2007)

BMC picks an energy model
(Statesman News Service - 29 August 2007)

Councils and climate change
(by Leon Gettler, Syndey Morning Herald - 27 August 2007)

Bayside takes steps to weather climate change
(by Peter Hannam, The Age - 27 August 2007)

Councils light up to cost cuts
(by Antimo Iannnella - 16 August 2007)

Fort Collins tapped for $500,000 grant to deal with future droughts
(by Jeffrey Wolf, 9news.com - 14 August 2007)

Toronto's environmental leadership. And the Recycle Radar Roundup
( Justin Smallbridge, David Suzuki Foundation- 9 August 2007)

Walvis Bay recognised as Local Action Biodiversity City
(Municipality of Walvis Bay - 13 July 2007)

City leaders promote ways to cut warming
(By Robert J. Smith, NWAnews.com - 12 July 2007) 

Gathering Hopes To Beat The Heat Panelists implore crowd to get serious about global warming
(By Dug Begley, The Morning News - 11 July 2007)

Only 2 mayors from Central Florida have pledged support for Kyoto Protocol
(David Damron, The Orlando Sentinel - 9 July 2007)

 
Fayetteville Hosts Climate Change Conference: Green thinkers focus on how cities can reduce energy
(By Dug Begley, The Morning News - 7 July 2007)

April - June 2007


Mayors make environmental moves
( By Marisol Bello, USA TODAY- Jun 22, 2007)

Hermosa Beach Cool Cities Program Membership in ICLEI
(International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives)

(The City of Hermosa Beach)

Mayors Take the Lead
(By Anne Underwood, Newsweek - 16 April 2007)

January - March 2007


Going green, without federal help
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