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Chicago reduces emissions by 15 per cent between 2005-2017

Chicago reduces emissions by 15 per cent between 2005-2017

To further its environmental efforts, the city has also purchased 95,000 renewable energy credits to reduce its reliance on electricity and natural gas.

Cities could slash emissions by 60% through further climate actions

Cities could slash emissions by 60% through further climate actions

If fully realised, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy said city and local government actions could account for 2.3 billion tons CO2e of annual emissions reduction in 2030.

WEF helps governments scale up the circular economy

WEF helps governments scale up the circular economy

Scale 360 aims to harness the potential of technology innovation and smart policy to fast-track the circular economy through nationally led challenges.

Consumers demand low-carbon housing

Consumers demand low-carbon housing

A YouGov poll shows that the majority of residents believe local authorities should deny building requests for buildings built with a high-carbon footprint.

Vancouver landfill approved to produce renewable natural gas

Vancouver landfill approved to produce renewable natural gas

The Canadian city says it is committed to reducing greenhouse gas and will be using the RNG in its buildings, vehicles and the Neighbourhood Energy Utility.

Paris Financial Centre commits to net zero carbon future

Paris Financial Centre commits to net zero carbon future

The main professional bodies representing the centre have jointly committed to achieving the goal of net zero carbon by 2050.