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3 Reasons to be Hopeful About Mayoral Climate Supergroups

Confused about all the Mayoral coalitions and partnerships aimed at local climate solutions?   You’re not alone.   Just last week, two powerful new coalitions aimed at supporting mayors in the U.S. and across the globe were unveiled, bringing together more powerful voices in the movement for local climate solutions.   But this is cause […]

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60 Mayors Meet at Vatican to Discuss Climate Change

How Pope Francis Increased the Spotlight on Local Climate Leadership

A delegation of U.S. mayors and other elected leaders visited the Vatican on July 22 for an audience with Pope Francis. A part of a contingent of 60 worldwide leaders, the mayors of New Orleans, New York, Minneapolis, Boston, Portland, San Francisco, Boston, and others attended a conference hosted by the Pope, where they were […]

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U.S. Mayors Act to Support New Carbon Regulations

U.S. mayors have established themselves as national and international leaders in the effort to fight global warming. Since having formed the Mayors Climate Protection Agreement (MCPA) in 2007, which has now been signed by more than 1,000 mayors, hundreds of U.S. cities have made good on their mayors’ promises to apply the goals of the […]

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Things moving fast

Things are moving fast. Just a few weeks ago the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) set a goal for getting all new construction in California to be climate neutral by 2030.  Whether by accident or by design, this parallels the Architecture 2030 initiative led by American Institute of Architects, US Green Building Council, Pacific Gas […]

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