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U.S. Mayors To Report On A Decade Of Global Climate Leadership

December 3, 2015 - in Corporate, Environment, Maintenance

PARIS, Dec. 3, 2015—As part of the 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference, COP 21, in Paris, leaders of The U.S. Conference of Mayors will release a special report from the organization's Mayors Climate Protection Center calling attention to how U.S. mayors…

Statement of U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake on the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan

August 4, 2015 - in Corporate, Energy, Smart Cities

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2015—U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued the following statement on the Administration's…

Mayors Join Forces to Promote Mississippi River Health and Economy

September 18, 2014 - in Projects, Water

Twenty-five Mayors gathered in New Orleans to unveil the Mississippi River Sustainable Development Fund and a partnership between the Mississippi River…

U.S. Mayors Curbing Greenhouse Gases and Adapting Cities to Climatic Events, According to 282-city Survey to be Released Earth Day

April 22, 2014 - in Environment, Projects

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will release a mayoral survey of actions taken by cities throughout the U.S. to reduce greenhouse gases and adapt city infrastructure and systems to climatic events.  The report findings, based on information provided…

New Book on Smart Cities

October 7, 2013 - in Projects, Smart Cities

Today, more people live in cities than in the countryside; mobile broadband connections outnumber fixed ones; and machines outnumber people on a new Internet of Things. In this era of mass urbanization and technological ubiquity, what happens when computers…

45 Top Mayors Pledge Action on Extreme Weather, Launch National Resilience Campaign

June 17, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects

Forty five leading local elected officials today committed to creating more resilient cities, towns, and counties in the face of unprecedented extreme weather and energy challenges that threaten communities across the country. The “Inaugural Signatories”…