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Boston municipal buildings target carbon neutrality

Boston municipal buildings target carbon neutrality

Following an executive order, building construction must be low-energy and fossil-fuel-free, while meeting annual energy needs from a mix of on- and off-site renewable energy assets.

Mayor calls upon national governments to join cities in climate action

Mayor calls upon national governments to join cities in climate action

At the conclusion of the UN Climate Action Summit, chair of C40 and mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, urged all nation states to step up and commit to science-based targets.

Helsinki launches local sustainability programme

Helsinki launches local sustainability programme

Think Sustainably aims to help individuals make informed lifestyle and business decisions and comes in response to citizen concern about climate change.

Australian cities declare climate emergency

Australian cities declare climate emergency

Hobart and Sydney become the latest cities to pass such a declaration and are calling on the federal government to take rapid action.

London launches its first ever climate action week

London launches its first ever climate action week

Taking place from 1-8 July, it will bring together the UK capital’s world-leading climate expertise and talent from across business, NGO and cultural sectors

Boston sets roadmap for carbon neutrality

Boston sets roadmap for carbon neutrality

The US city is devising its plan to reduce carbon pollution in buildings and transportation and is updating its climate action plan