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City of Sydney makes the switch to 100 per cent green power

City of Sydney makes the switch to 100 per cent green power

Since 1 July, all of the City’s operations – including streetlights, pools, sports fields, depots and buildings – have been run on 100 per cent locally sourced renewable electricity.

Danish municipalities launch ambitious climate action plans

Danish municipalities launch ambitious climate action plans

Samsø and Sønderborg have launched their strategies as part of the Danish Deadline 2020 project, DK2020, which is aligned with the Paris Agreement.

Tampere draws up urban tree policy

Tampere draws up urban tree policy

The guidelines are based on several of the Finnish city’s strategic goals, programmes, policies and operating models, including its aim to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Edinburgh Climate Commission chair announced

Edinburgh Climate Commission chair announced

The commission has been established to connect stakeholders from the business, public and civil society sectors and will work to create opportunities for local climate action.

Los Angeles announces 'decade of action' to combat climate crisis

Los Angeles announces 'decade of action' to combat climate crisis

Mayor Eric Garcetti signed LA’s Green New Deal: Leading By Example which lays out a carbon neutral vision and a firm commitment to environmental justice and equity.

Almost half of councils unsure of their carbon footprint

Almost half of councils unsure of their carbon footprint

According to a freedom of information request from engineering services trade body ECA, councils also lack plans for reducing the carbon emissions from their built assets.