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  • Cisco and The Climate Group to develop new Connected Urban Development alliance

    Date
    28 September 2009

    The Climate Group announced last week that it will work with Cisco to build on the success of its Connected Urban Development (CUD) initiative by bringing together additional cities and business partners around the world in a new CUD Alliance.

    Cisco and The Climate Group to develop new Connected Urban Development alliance
  • "We need all levels of government behind a deal" says Quebec Premier at Climate Week NYC

    Date
    25 September 2009

    The Premier said that because sub-national and local governments together will need to deliver up to 80 per cent of the cuts needed to global greenhouse gas emissions, many cities, states and provinces around the world were already acting on this responsibility.

    "We need all levels of government behind a deal" says Quebec Premier at Climate Week NYC
  • The Climate Week NYC opening ceremony

    Date
    24 September 2009

    Rt Hon Tony Blair and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon join key climate negotiators to launch Climate Week NYC.

    The Climate Week NYC opening ceremony
  • Coalition of the willing call for climate deal at launch of Climate Week NYC

    Date
    21 September 2009

    NEW YORK - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the Rt Hon Tony Blair, and The Climate Group CEO Steve Howard are taking part in the Climate Week NY°C opening ceremony today. Lead climate change negotiators from the U.S., China, India and Denmark - as well as luminaries from business, subnational government, and civil society - will also participate.

    Coalition of the willing call for climate deal at launch of Climate Week NYC
  • Blair to UN: Climate deal will boost growth in all major economies & create millions of new jobs

    Date
    20 September 2009

    NEW YORK - The new report - "Cutting the Cost" - shows how action to cut {CO2} emissions can increase both GDP and employment in all major economies, with global collaboration significantly cutting the cost of climate change mitigation. The report aims to give new confidence to world leaders meeting together at the UN General Assembly meeting tomorrow and at the G20 in Pittsburgh later this week before important negotiations take place at the UN's Copenhagen climate summit in December.

    Blair to UN: Climate deal will boost growth in all major economies & create millions of new jobs
  • New survey: EU ETS experience supports US cap-and-trade plans

    Date
    17 September 2009

    Mark Kenber, International Policy Director of the Climate Group, says: "The survey's findings counter concern - particularly in the US - that climate policies can lead to significant costs to business..."

    New survey: EU ETS experience supports US cap-and-trade plans
  • LED pilot project launches in New York City

    Date
    17 September 2009

    The Climate Group has launched a ground-breaking LED pilot project in New York City to assess potential of this low carbon technology in curbing urban greenhouse gas pollution and cutting energy costs, while making cities brighter and safer at night.

    LED pilot project  launches in New York City
  • Comment: Indian states act on climate change

    Date
    16 September 2009

    It will fall to India's state governments to realise India's National Action Plan on Climate Change. The good news, writes Preeti Malhotra, India Director of The Climate Group, is that - from Himachal Pradesh to Maharashtra - India's state governments are already taking action.

    Comment: Indian states act on climate change
  • Australia: Eastern states' emissions down 4 per cent this winter

    Date
    06 September 2009

    Emissions from energy use fell by more than 4 per cent across Australia's eastern states this winter.

    Australia: Eastern states' emissions down 4 per cent this winter

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