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Building Sustainability into Sydney's Housing Boom

Clover Moore | Posted 09.16.2015 | Impact
Clover Moore

In 2013, the City of Sydney ran a trial program with 30 inner-city apartment buildings, and the results were promising. Buildings that took part in the Smart Green Apartments program dramatically reduced their water use (by 25 percent) and energy use (by 30 percent).

Plan Sydney Borrowed from LA to Fight Climate Change

Clover Moore | Posted 06.27.2015 | Green
Clover Moore

While national governments have struggled to work together to solve the global-climate crisis, mayors are cooperating through organizations like the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) to deliver concrete results.

From the Front Lines in the Fight Against Climate Change

Matt Petersen | Posted 04.13.2014 | Green
Matt Petersen

Cities are increasingly on the front lines in the fight against climate change as gridlock and dysfunction at the federal level have stymied efforts to address one of the most significant threats to our planet and way of life.

C40 City Diplomacy Addresses Climate Change

Eduardo Paes | Posted 02.09.2014 | Impact
Eduardo Paes

Closer to their communities, local leaders are more capable of understanding their needs. After all, people live in cities, not regions or countries.

Desperately Seeking Solutions... and Finding Them

Kelly Rigg | Posted 08.13.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Despite all of the rhetoric and posturing to the contrary, insiders say that there are signs of progress being made behind the scenes at the Bonn climate talks.

C40 Conference Shows How Cities Can Lead on Climate Change

Manish Bapna | Posted 08.13.2011 | Green
Manish Bapna

At times here in Washington, optimism about our capacity to solve the climate crisis is in short supply. But our cities give us reason for hope. Though they can't do it alone, these hubs of innovation are leading the way.

Lucia Graves

What's The Best Way To Tackle Climate Change At The Local Level? | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.31.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- More than 40 of the world's largest cities have reported their greenhouse gas emissions along with a comprehensive analysis of any clima...