The Cities That Are Leading on Climate Change by @DavidKThorpe

The winners of the second annual City Climate Leadership Awards were revealed on Monday night by C40 and Siemens at an award ceremony in New York City. The Awards recognize cities all over the world that have achieved excellence in urban sustainability and leadership in the fight against climate change. The winning cities are (in alphabetical order, showing the categories in which they won): Amsterdam (Finance & Economic Development) Barcelona (Intelligent City Infrastructure) Buenos Aires (Solid Waste Management) London (Carbon Measurement & Planning and Air Quality) Melbourne (Adaptation & Resilience) New York City (Energy Efficient Built Environment) Portland (Sustainable Communities) Seoul (Green Energy) Shenzhen (Urban Transportation) Taipei (Citizen’s Choice) The C40 Steering Committee debating the City Climate Leadership Awards There was some surprise at London's se...

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