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19.09.2014

ICLEI gears up for the Climate Summit 2014

World leaders are gathering in New York next week to attend the Climate Summit 2014. Convened by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the Summit aims to mobilize political will and galvanize climate action. Among its eight key action areas are cities – a clear indication of the crucial role we have in fighting climate change.


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19.09.2014

New Style Urbanization in China discussed with ICLEI's Global Executive Committeee

New Pathways to Urbanization in China was the theme of the annual Forum of the Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS), this year organized by its Institute for Urban and Environmental Studies (IUE) in Yichang, Hubei Province.


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16.09.2014

2014 ICLEI International Conference on Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation 15-17 September 2014

Kaoshiung, the second largest city in Taiwan with four million inhabitants, was hit by a man-made disaster on 1 August 2014. More than 32 people died when the corroded underground industrial pipelines connecting the harbour with an inner city factory exploded. Among the victims were police and firemen which came to protect the population from leaking gas.


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16.09.2014

"Better Growth, Better Climate" report released today

The “Better Growth, Better Climate” report released today by The New Climate Economy (NCE) provides new evidence showing that sustained economic growth is not possible without climate action. It also states clearly that strong economic performance and the reduction of climate risk can go hand in hand.


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15.09.2014

ICLEI 全球执行委员会参与中国新型城镇化讨论

2014年中国社科院的年度论坛主题为“中国新型城镇化”,论坛于湖北宜昌召开,由社科院城市发展与环境研究所主办。作为ICLEI东亚地区执行委员会委员,社科院城环所潘家华所长借此机会邀请ICLEI全球执行委员会出席了此次论坛。


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