November 3, 2021

Thane and Nagpur reflect on their new Climate Action Plans and Urban-LEDS II project achievements

The cities of Thane and Nagpur have been able to accelerate their efforts to mainstream and implement climate action with the support of the Urban-LEDS II project. Both […]
October 15, 2021

Thane’s Pilot Projects Enhance the City’s Climate Resilience

Thane city has completed the implementation and integration of an early warning system called the Thane Urban Flood Alert Network (TUFAN), to help better address the incidence of […]
June 14, 2021

Thane and Nagpur advance on climate resilience planning with completion of climate risk and vulnerability assessments

The Indian cities of Thane and Nagpur have completed their Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessments (CRVA), with the support of the Urban-LEDS II project. The CRVAs […]
June 14, 2021

Nagpur advocates for actions to conserve and enhance biodiversity

The Urban-LEDS II project is supporting the Indian city of Nagpur in developing a Local Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (LBSAP) that will provide strategic guidance […]
April 1, 2021

Thane steps forward with deployment of its pilot early warning system to become more climate-proof

Officials of Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) reviewed the implementation of Urban-LEDS II project activities in a meeting held on March 19, 2021. Discussions focused primarily on […]
September 24, 2020

National Project Advisory Group discusses Urban-LEDS II project updates & strategies in India

The second National Project Advisory Group (NPAG) virtual meeting, on the 18th of September 2020, was attended by key stakeholders from different institutions working towards low-emission […]
September 3, 2020

Rajkot continues to lead on ambitious Climate Action and bags the One Planet City Challenge national winner title

Rajkot city in India continues to persist with efforts to implement and scale up its ambitious Climate Action. The city recently received recognition by being declared […]
May 22, 2020

Thane commences pilot action to strengthen climate resilience

The frequency of high-intensity rainfall in the Urban-LEDS II model city of Thane, located close to the Arabian Sea in India, is increasing. A combination of […]
March 6, 2020

Nagpur, Thane update GHG emission inventories to scale up climate action

The Indian cities of Nagpur and Thane have updated their GHG emission inventories for the year 2017-18 with the support of the Urban-LEDS II project. The […]
November 27, 2019

Urban-LEDS cities will come together in Madrid to scale up local implementation of the Paris Agreement at the COP25

On 12 December Urban-LEDS II, together with partnering projects Connecting Nature and CLEVER City projects are coming together in Madrid for a joint working session alongside […]
November 13, 2018

Rajkot City Won OPCC Award 2018, Urban LEDS II launched at WWF-India Event

ICLEI member and Urban LEDS model city Rajkot was felicitated with One Planet City Challenge (OPCC) award at the ‘Role of Cities in Addressing Climate Change’ […]
November 7, 2018

Stakeholders Gather for the First Talanoa Dialogue in India

The one-day workshop brought together stakeholders from governments, academia, international community, private sector and civil society with an aim to strengthen aspects of multi-level governance to […]
July 25, 2018

Nagpur Municipal Corporation signs an MoU with ICLEI South Asia for implementation of the Urban-LEDS II Project

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) was signed on the 25th of July, 2018 for implementing Accelerating Climate Action Through the Promotion […]