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New studies show cities are key to driving economic growth and fighting climate change

Posted by Guest Author on November 26, 2014

New study highlights opportunities to build cleaner cities in the developing world

How cities develop will be critical to achieving economic growth and tackling climate change, according to a series of studies released this week...

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New Climate Normal: World Bank study reveals the unavoidable impacts of climate change

Posted by Guest Author on November 24, 2014

Dramatic climate changes and weather extremes already affecting millions of lives, but solutions exist

According to a new scientific study by the World Bank Group, as planet temperatures rise, heat-waves and other weather extremes that occur rarely,...

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Now it gets Interesting – Time to call on Canada’s Cities

Posted by Daniel Hoornweg on November 13, 2014

China and US Climate Agreement

There was much fanfare this week as the US and China signed a climate agreement. The two countries are the world’s largest energy users and...

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Canada’s Remembrance – A View from the City

Posted by Daniel Hoornweg on November 11, 2014

Remembrance Day

This year on the 100th Anniversary of the start of First World War, it is worth thinking about Canada’s soldiers. Where did they come from...

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