Cities as central protagonists

2017 has been one of the warmest years and has been marked by many natural disasters across continents. “We cannot overcome these disasters with words,” say Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President, [...]

Africa wants to lead the way

Solly Msimanga, Executive Mayor of Tshwane, South Africa, intends to show he is doing his part to tackle climate change, but knows this work cannot be done alone. "It is not going to be [...]

Power of citizens in Seoul

Park Won Soon, Mayor of Seoul, Korea, President of ICLEI and Member of the Board of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy on the critical role of communities: "The real [...]

No Planet B

The Silesian region generates 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in Poland, and houses four of the most polluting cities in the area. Households are the main source of pollution, which poses [...]