Resources & Publications

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Summary for Urban Policy Makers (2018)

This document summarises key aspects of the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR1.5) published by the IPCC (2018). The Report covers the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways.

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Australian local government climate review (2018)

This review provides a comprehensive assessment of the actions Australian councils and communities are taking to tackle climate change, along with the barriers and challenges they face.

ICLEI In the urban era (2018)

In this urban era, cities are centres of opportunity and prosperity. They are where innovation sparks and takes root. We need to harness this energy to reorient and rebalance the patterns of daily life, the built environment and the natural systems in and around cities across the world.

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Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogues: Driving multilevel climate action worldwide (2017)

This publications offers a snapshot of the motivation and approach behind the Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogues launched by ICLEI.


ICLEI ACCCRN Engagement Building Projects (2017)

Marking the end of the 6-year ICLEI-ACCCRN program, a workshop for 30 city representatives and ICLEI staff was held in Bangkok in February 2017

Building Disaster Resilience in Honiara City

Honiara faces a myriad of resilience challenges. Not only is the city already exposed to multiple natural hazards, but a changing climate will amplify many of the adverse impacts into the future.

Zero Carbon Communities

Councils are encouraged to connect and map local community groups with through the Zero Carbon Communities map.

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COP23 - Bridging the Local and Global (2017)


Linking Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change Adaptation and Loss & Damage (2014)

This publication details new projects funded by the APN in 2014 under its Climate Adaptation Framework. These focused activities tackle the links between climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the context of loss and damage (L&D).

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Local Government Climate Adaptation Toolkit (2008)

Launched in 2008, the Local Government Climate Adaptation Toolkit was one of the first adaptation toolkits developed globally. This ground-breaking resource developed by ICLEI Oceania as part of its Cities of Climate Protection Protection has been widely referenced by other organisations as they developed their own adaptation approaches.

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COP23 - Cities & Regions Advancing Global Climate Action (2017)


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