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28 July 2017

Join us- LoCaL Partner Day

The Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL) Flagship will be holding a partner day. This event will seek to bring Climate-KIC partners working in the city space together to identify challenges and provide solutions for financing low carbon and climate resilient cities.

Join us- LoCaL Partner Day
11 July 2017

Gold Standard launches new standard for the SDGs

LoCaL supports the Gold Standard Foundation's new standard to accelerate progress toward climate security & the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Gold Standard launches new standard for the SDGs
07 June 2017

Open Call for LoCaL Flagship Proposals

The flagships Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL) is looking for exciting project proposals to complement existing project suites.

Open Call for LoCaL Flagship Proposals
07 June 2017

Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL) and Climate Risk Information (CRI) joint Partner day

This event will seek to bring Climate-KIC partners working in the city space together to identify challenges and provide solutions for financing climate resilient cities.

Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL) and Climate Risk Information (CRI) joint Partner day
12 October 2016

Valuing development co-benefits to make low-carbon investment in cities bankable

The case of waste and transportation projects comparing the market and economic value of climate and development co-benefits.

Valuing development co-benefits to make low-carbon investment in cities bankable
01 September 2016

Green Bonds for Cities

Three Tools to Unlock the Potential!

Have a look at the factsheet that was published today in cooperation with South Pole Group, Climate Policy Initiative, Climate Bonds Initiative and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability.

Green Bonds for Cities
28 July 2016

City Climate Finance Training in Tangier successful

Over 30 local authorities from Morocco and Tunisia gathered to for this first workshop around raising awareness on the impacts of climate change at the local level.

City Climate Finance Training in Tangier successful
27 July 2016

Streetlight Energy Simulator now available!

LoCaL's 3D GPC and partners have developed a web-based energy simulation platform: The Streetlight Energy Simulator.

Access the demonstrator here!

Streetlight Energy Simulator now available!
27 July 2016

Strong interest from cities in Result-Based Finance

Four local governments signed letters of intent to explore Result-Based Finance for transport, energy and waste management projects in Cali, Rajkot, Nairobi and Amman.

Strong interest from cities in Result-Based Finance
28 June 2016

New projects for LoCaL

Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL) welcomes 5 new projects in its portfolio!

New projects for LoCaL
28 June 2016

LoCaL featured at ICLEI Municipal Finance Conference in Berlin

The ICLEI Municipal Finance Conference - part of Metropolitan Solutions - highlighted the struggles cities currently face regarding accessing climate finance and developing a portfolio of quality projects.

LoCaL featured at ICLEI Municipal Finance Conference in Berlin
20 June 2016

Summer School on Urban Climate Finance

Climate-KIC hosts a new PhD Summer School on Urban Climate Finance in the Global North and South, taking place from 17-30 September 2016 in Frankfurt am Main

Apply now!

Summer School on Urban Climate Finance
20 June 2016

Support for cities to assess and report GHG emissions

This report offers a gap analysis of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory methods for Trondheim municipality with recommendations that pave the road for automated, cost-effective and accurate GHG emissions reporting.

Support for cities to assess and report GHG emissions
30 May 2016

LoCaL speaks at Metropolitan Solutions Conference

The Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL) programme manager Victor Cancel, speaks on LoCaL Climate Finance Projects for Cities.

LoCaL speaks at Metropolitan Solutions Conference
25 May 2016

Using smart data to protect the climate

Partners South Pole Group, Telefónica and Teralytics spearhead mobile-led calculations to help reduce CO2 and air pollution in cities.

Using smart data to protect the climate
23 May 2016

First Matchmaker workshop

Public and private investors, including the World Bank Group, AFD and IAFD, meet with cities to discuss funding opportunities and challenges.

First Matchmaker workshop
18 April 2016

LoCaL pilots Results Based Finance in Cali, Colombia

This study provides a practical example of unlocking climate finance for cities, LoCaL's primary objective.

LoCaL pilots Results Based Finance in Cali, Colombia
14 April 2016

Open Call – Welcoming New Projects to Unlock Climate Finance

Do you have a solution to support climate finance for cities?

Submit your interest by 9 May - we look forward to receiving your application!

Open Call – Welcoming New Projects to Unlock Climate Finance
09 February 2016

3C-Waste to address emissions from entire waste chain

The LoCaL project Cities Count Carbon in the waste sector (3C-Waste) will not only include direct emission from waste but address the entire chain including collection systems and energy production from incineration.

3C-Waste to address emissions from entire waste chain
04 February 2016

New: LoCaL White Paper on climate investment for cities

What are the main obstactles for financing urban mitigation projects and how can these be overcome? A new Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL) White Paper by CDP identifies these main barriers and offers new insights into the solutions, making an important step in linking cities with investors.

New: LoCaL White Paper on climate investment for cities