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Jun 17, 2013, 08:15 ET

45 Top Mayors Pledge Action on Extreme Weather, Launch National Resilience Campaign

 Forty-five leading local elected officials today committed to creating more resilient cities, towns, and counties in the face of unprecedented...

Oct 04, 2012, 08:15 ET

ICLEI Releases First National Standard for Measuring a Community's Carbon Footprint

Long-awaited protocol standardizes guidance for how U.S. local governments can measure the greenhouse gas emissions associated with their...

Feb 06, 2012, 14:32 ET

ICLEI Statement Following New York Times Article on Sustainability and Tea Party Protests

Attacks on common-sense local planning must not deter cities and counties from efforts to improve health, prosperity, and livability; now is time...

Apr 19, 2010, 06:00 ET

New York City's 10 Keys to Sustainability Success Detailed in New ICLEI Case Study

Case study on PlaNYC serves as a roadmap to help other cities achieve greater sustainability by replicating New York's innovative planning process...

Feb 17, 2010, 07:00 ET

Former Albuquerque Mayor Chavez to Lead Largest U.S. Network of Green Cities and Counties

Martin J. Chavez, three-term former mayor of Albuquerque, has been appointed Executive Director of ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA,...