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  1. 35 Australian local governments pledge to reduce emissions
    35 Australian local governments pledge to reduce emissions 19 Jul 2017

    Thirty-five Australian local councils have now committed to develop green and climate-resilient communities, switching to renewables and building green transport infrastructure

    Oceania,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Michael Bloomberg and Governor of California launch new US climate action plan
    Michael Bloomberg and Governor of California launch new US climate action plan 13 Jul 2017

    Governor of California Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg announced yesterday the launch of the America’s Pledge, which will allow US states, cities and businesses to stay aligned with the Paris Agreement.

    North America,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  3. Berlin startup to plant mini vertical farms in supermarkets
    Berlin startup to plant mini vertical farms in supermarkets 12 Jul 2017

    Berlin based startup Infarm intends to distribute smart vertical farming systems to supermarkets, providing customers with the option to hand-pick fresh vegetables and herbs, whilst simultaneously reducing food mileage and transport emissions.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. City of Edmonds becomes 1st in Washington to commit to 100% renewables
    City of Edmonds becomes 1st in Washington to commit to 100% renewables 3 Jul 2017

    The city of Edmonds in Washington has committed to a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100 per cent clean and renewable energy by 2025

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  5. US mayors back plan for cities to go 100% renewable
    US mayors back plan for cities to go 100% renewable 27 Jun 2017

    A bipartisan coalition of US mayors has unanimously supported an ambitious plan that would see cities across the country transition to 100 per cent renewable energy within two decades

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. London unveils new green transport plan
    London unveils new green transport plan 22 Jun 2017

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan has revealed a new draft Transport Strategy for the capital, which includes the expansion of the city’s cycle network and a pledge to go zero emission by 2050

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. 36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables
    36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables 22 Jun 2017

    The cities of Sarasota in Florida, and Columbia in South Carolina, have committed to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  8. Chile’s largest metro network to be powered by solar and wind
    Chile’s largest metro network to be powered by solar and wind 21 Jun 2017

    Santiago’s metro system – which transports approximately 2.4 million passengers each day – will become one of the first subways in the world to source most of its power needs from renewable energy

    South America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  9. Seattle vows to uphold Paris Agreement on climate change
    Seattle vows to uphold Paris Agreement on climate change 14 Jun 2017

    The city of Seattle in Washington has expressed its “commitment to meet or exceed” the goals of the Paris Agreement following a vote in the City Council

    North America,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  10. Pittsburgh to aim for 100% renewable energy by 2035
    Pittsburgh to aim for 100% renewable energy by 2035 5 Jun 2017

    The city of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania plans to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, including wind and solar, by 2035, Mayor Bill Peduto said on Friday 2 June

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23

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