State and municipal governments across the US are developing work plans and budgets to secure a slice of the $250 million allocated by the Inflation Reduction Act for climate action planning. We share five best practices from our time developing climate action plans with over 100 communities.
Experience of UK local governments shows deep community engagement is critical for rapid and ambitious action.
LONDON, MONTREAL, NEW YORK, and VANCOUVER, Dec. 17, 2020 [Press Release] — Five years into the Paris Agreement—and in the lead-up to the 2021 UN climate negotiations in Glasgow—UK cities are taking bold climate action. Cities worldwide have much to learn from their UK peers’ successes and challenges, according to a new report released Thursday […]
SSG is thrilled and excited to invite you to join us for Pathway to Paris Earth Day 50: A Virtual Festival for our Planet.
This year’s Global Climate Action Summit is taking stock and charting the next steps for global climate action by bringing together governments, students, citizens, entrepreneurs and change makers together in San Francisco. The summit will be held from September 12-14, 2018. The event – which includes a main plenary and hundreds of affiliated side performances, […]
The City of Oslo has embedded emissions reductions deeply into the mechanics of municipal operations. The Vice-Mayor of Oslo discussed her City’s carbon budget, which parallels the City’s financial budget. Departments are assigned responsibilities and are required to implement those responsibilities in order to achieve their targets of cutting emissions in half over 1990 levels […]
Following the commitment of world leaders to an aspirational limit in global temperature of 1.5 degree increase at the December 2015 COP 21 negotiations (UNFCCC, 2015), it is clear that we need to dramatically change our current development paths if we are to achieve this objective. What are the next steps for Canadian governments if […]
In conversations with new recruits, with potential clients, partners, press, we are often met with confused faces puzzled by our inability to limit SSG and our potential to one area of work, one sector, one job. In a description for UBC from a couple of years ago, Director Yuill Herbert charts our trajectory, why and how we do […]
Our next Associate webinar is an exciting and fascinating offering, a voice and perception often absent in the climate change discourse. Please tune in to hear Olive share her brilliant work, and if you can’t make it, you can listen to it online from our webinars page. (Please note this session was rescheduled after last […]
A very happy New Year to all of you. To kickstart 2016, we held a webinar with Yuill from SSG and Marcus from WhatIf Technologies who update us with the launch of CityInSight at COP21 Paris. For those who haven’t been following the development of the model we’ll share the design and application of its use too. SSG […]