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Lima hosts cities climate change meeting alongside COP20

Lima convenes the biggest gathering of Mayors and climate action experts after the New York Climate Summit. The Peruvian capital Lima is hosting an important climate change meeting today among world mayors and experts to concretize their engagement in the new climate regime to be adopted in Paris next year.



One in five households now use solar

One in five Australian households use solar energy, either solar electricity or solar hot water, with solar electricity nearly tripling to 14% the past three years, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).



The China-U.S. Climate Agreement: By the Numbers

With the historic climate announcement by President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping, the United States and China joined the European Union in committing to new limits on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.



2014 City Climate Leadership Action Conference

On the 17th of November, ICLEI Oceania REXCOM member Roberto Colanzi represented the organisation, and presented to the 2014 City Climate Leadership Action Conference, held in Taipei, Taiwan. The conference was an initiative of the Taiwan Environmental Protection Agency and the Taipei City Department of Environmental Protection.



ICLEI East Asia at the Energy-safe Cities Expert Symposium

In October Dr Adrian Stokes, A/General Manager, City Planning and Design, City of Adelaide was invited to attend the ICLEI East Asia at the Energy-safe Cities Expert Symposium in Beijing. The Symposium brought together representatives from cities in China, the Republic of Korea, Japan and Mongolia, with individuals with experience and expertise in moving cities towards targets in renewable energy and greenhouse gas emissions.



The year that was!

2014 has been a year of identifying partners, programs and potential funding that will be of benefit to Members.



Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific 2015 – A platform for local governments to move towards urban resilience

Asia-Pacific has been identified as one of the regions of the world most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.