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20.11.2017

ICLEI and the NDC Partnership bring forward multilevel climate action

With the Paris Agreement, national governments pledged to implement large-scale greenhouse gas emissions reductions within the next decade. Each country has submitted Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) - laying out their commitment to keep the global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius by the end of the century – and aiming for a lower, 1.5-degree increase.


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20.11.2017

Mayor of Bonn delivers Bonn-Fiji Commitment to the UN Secretary General

After five days of activities touching on issues ranging from human settlements to transport to energy, the Global Climate Action (GCA) program at COP23, the 23rd United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, closed with a high-level ceremony, where the key outcomes were presented.


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14.11.2017

中德城市合作牵头应对气候变化

目前全球城市人口已超过一半,且到2050年将攀升至三分之二。这个数字凸显了可持续城市化将在实现《巴黎协定》目标中发挥关键的作用。建筑行业、供电、供暖和交通运输是减排工作的关键。


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14.11.2017

German and Chinese cities partner on climate leadership

More than half of the global population is already living in cities. This share will rise to around two-thirds by 2050. This figure underscores that sustainable urbanization will play a key role in reaching the goals of the Paris Agreement. The building sector and energy demand for electricity, heating and transport are key when it comes to mitigating emissions.


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14.11.2017

Forging ahead towards an inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable future

The Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action High-Level Segment on Climate and Sustainable Development Goal 11. The day was filled with climate leaders looking to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable - a critical part of achieving global goals on climate and sustainability.


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