Vote for your favourite city taking action on climate change #WeLoveCities @EHcitychallenge

Vote for your favourite city taking action on climate change #WeLoveCities @EHcitychallenge

34 finalists from 14 participating countries have been selected from among 16 the entrants in this year's Earth Hour City Challenge (EHCC) and the public is invited to vote for their favourite city at a special website (below). The project is organised by WWF working closely with ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability - to encourage cities to join the challenge and enabling their reporting through carbon Cities Climate Registry (cCCR). An expert jury will now review the actions and commitments reported by these cities and ultimately identify one sustainability leader per country for the National Earth Hour Capital Awards to be presented on 27 March in Vancouver, Canada. Gino Van Begin, Secretary General of ICLEI, said: “As a Main Partner, ICLEI is proud to support WWF’s Earth Hour City Challenge as it grows to become an essential global initiative for rewarding citie...

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