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News 24 April 2018

Matchmaker

Successfully connecting cities and investors

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News 20 April 2018

Unravelling the black box of climate finance for cities

How LoCaL’s solutions empower cities in the world to climate action.

An interview with LoCaL Programme Manager, Victor Gancel

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News 20 April 2018

Tackling Climate Finance: LoCaL Multiannual Plan

The LoCaL strategy until 2019 outlines how LoCaL will address the city climate finance challenge

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News 20 March 2018

Now Live: LoCaL Training Hub

Including free e-learning modules on Green Bonds for Cities and Results Based Finance

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News 15 November 2017

World’s first global climate analytics tool for states and regions launched at COP23

BONN: The world’s first global analytics tool for states and regions to measure, manage and disclose their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has been launched at the COP23 UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn.

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News 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.

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News 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).

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News 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.

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News 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.

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News 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.

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News 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.

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News 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.

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News 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!

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News 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.

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News 28 June 2016

New projects for LoCaL

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

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News 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.

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News 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!

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News 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.

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News 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.

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News 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.

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