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As centers of population and energy use, cities generate a majority of our climate emissions. Local governments play a critical role in reducing emissions and in making communities resilient to climate change.

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Microgrids: What Every City Should Know

Cities are at the forefront of the national conversation about climate change. Increasingly, elected officials and city residents are finding ways to deploy more clean energy and reduce their carbon footprints. They are also looking for ways to reduce the …

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Helping small businesses become more resilient
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Cities and businesses can make more resilient communities by working together
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The clean-energy transition is powering the U.S. economy
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Award winners extend climate leadership to customers, community
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Microgrids: Building tomorrow’s resilient, efficient, low-emissions electricity system
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Volkswagen Settlement Funding: What Cities Should Know

In October 2016, the U.S. government granted final approval of a $14.7 billion settlement against Volkswagen (VW) for equipping more than 500,000 of its diesel vehicles to cheat U.S. vehicle emissions tests in violation of the Clean Air Act. Volkswagen …

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VW-EPA settlement presents opportunities for cities and states
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Cities and businesses join to build resilience
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Cities flex their muscles to improve existing commercial buildings