Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program: All covered facilities achieve their CO2 emission reductions for the first compliance period

On November 16, Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced that close to 1,300 of all covered faci



Mayors discuss the leadership of cities and regions on the transition to local renewable energy

Local leaders of Japanese and German cities and regions expressed the need for 100% renewable energy



World Bank Smart Cities Conference (17 Nov. 2016, Yokohama)

ICLEI Member City of Yokohama to join as speaker



SENDAI CITY: Towards a Disaster-Resilient and Environmentally-Friendly City

With the adoption of “The Sendai City Policy Emphasis 2020” in January 2016, the City decided to mak



Four Japanese cities selected for the World Bank's City Partnership Program

Selected were Kitakyushu, Toyama, Yokohama, Kobe



Compact of Mayors and European Covenant of Mayors join forces in the New Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

As of 22 June 2016, the Compact of Mayors and European Covenant of Mayors have joined forces to tack



Tokyo Metropolitan Government: Paper on Cap-and-Trade Program published

Published on Building Research & Information's special issue (Volume 44, Issue 5-6, 2016), the p



Global Environment Forum-KANSAI(GEF-K)launched "Portal site for Sustainable City Development in Kansai, Japan"

Kansai, a region in Japan, has many big cities like Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe and Sakai. Global Environment



Kumamoto City’s Project for Community Activity and Cooperation for Climate Change Mitigation in the Philippines

Kumamoto City, the “home of the richest groundwater in Japan”, relies entirely on its groundwater to