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Electric School Buses Win Big in US State Legislative Sessions

Electric school buses are experiencing rapid growth in the United States, with a nearly 10-fold increase in commitments by school districts and fleet operators in the past year. Thirty-eight states have now committed to procure more than 12,000 electric school buses.   In … Source: The City Fix RSS Feed Link: Electric School Buses Win […]

Colombia Launches National Roadmap for Net Zero Carbon Buildings

Decarbonizing the buildings sector is essential to cutting global greenhouse gas emissions. In Colombia, buildings account for 7% of national emissions – smaller than in many countries in part because of the country’s large agriculture, forestry and land use emissions … Source: The City Fix RSS Feed Link: Colombia Launches National Roadmap […]

5 Reasons Cities Should Include Trees in Climate Action

Cities and communities around the world are stepping up to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and prevent dangerous climate change impacts. Their strategies typically focus on reducing emissions from sectors such as transportation, energy, housing and waste. But there’s one sector many communities … Source: The City Fix RSS Feed Link: 5 Reasons Cities Should […]

How China Can Cut 95% of its Road Transportation Emissions

The world’s ability to overcome the climate change challenge hinges, in part, on what happens on China’s roads. China’s cars, buses, trucks, shipping and other transport generated 828 million tonnes of greenhouse gases in 2014. That’s almost the equivalent of the EU … Source: The City Fix RSS Feed Link: How China Can Cut […]

Financing Urban Transformation: Don’t Leave It Up to Cities Alone

To achieve more equitable, resilient, low-carbon societies, cities need big changes to critical infrastructure and systems. But ample research shows they can’t raise the investment needed for those big changes on their own. Municipalities depend on higher levels of government … Source: The City Fix RSS Feed Link: Financing Urban Transformation: Don’t […]