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Energy and water efficient apartments

User generated Initiative

Smart Green Apartments (SGA) is a free programme provided by the City of Sydney to guide multi-apartment buildings to decrease energy and water consumption and waste outputs through free audits and information on government rebates.

Cross-sectoral urban development plan

User generated Initiative

ECO2 Tampere is an internationally recognised project that has won and several sustainable development competitions. It is the most extensive cross-sectoral urban development plan in Finland that addresses energy efficiency, mobility, sustainable built environment and transportation.

LED street lighting

User generated Initiative

In Colombia, the City of Bucaramanga upgraded its public lighting system by installing light-emitting diode (LED) lights to improve energy efficiency in various areas of the city, including the provincial bridge Viaducto de la Novena.

Tracking Progress of the 2020 Climate Turning Point

Publication / Report

In 2017 several leading climate analysis organizations came together as part of the Mission 2020 campaign to define 6 milestones—in energy, transport, land use, industry, infrastructure, and finance—that would need to be met by 2020 to bend the curve in global GHG emissions and put the world on a pa

More states and provinces adopt carbon pricing to cut emissions


The hidden story on Minnesota’s new energy efficiency potential study: Efficiency is the ‘workhorse’ for climate goals


Climate challenge: Cut the ‘gray carbon wedge’ of industrial emissions


What will Massachusetts’ new efficiency targets mean for future policy?


Energy Efficiency and the 10YFP. Background Paper for the 10YFP Workshop in UN City, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Energy Efficiency (EE) is an important for mitigating climate change, but also for deriving economic benefits and competitive advantage. According to the IEA, EE alone could contribute 49% of the GHG reduction required for adhering to the 2°C limit.

Africa:UN Environment Energy Initiative Lauded As Best Partnership At Major Summit

[UNEP] Copenhagen -UN Environment's District Energy in Cities Initiative, which is unlocking private sector finance to cut greenhouse gas emissions from heating and cooling, has been named best State-of-the-Art partnership in the energy sector at a global summit, hosted by the Prime Minister of D

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