Edmonton, capital of Alberta, Canada, with 899447 people, has comfortable precipitation and snowfall levels in summer and winter, and 2300 hours of sunshine per year. Summer temperatures of 6-23 C drop to 2 to -15 in winter.
Is host to premier research and education centres, and hundreds of cultural events each year. It is home to the longest stretch of connected urban parkland in North America, Canada’s largest living history museum, and is branded as the business service gateway to the North.
Don IvesonTitle: MayorPopulation: 899447Member since: 17.01.1992
Hyderabad, the current capital city of Telangana state is spread across 650 sqkm with 6731790 population as on 2011. GHMC governs the civic infrastructure of the city; HMWSSB regulates RWH, Sewerage services and Water Supply; and Telangana PCB regulates industrial waste, air, noise and water pollution in the city. Mayor is the titular head and Commissioner is the executive head of the GHMC. Metro Rail project expected to commence from Dec, 2017 is estimated to cater 17 lakh passengers per day.
The Byron Shire region is located in the north-east coast of NSW, Australia. The region covers 556.7km2, and includes 44 towns, including the larger regional centres of Byron Bay and Mullumbimby. The region is predominantly rural. The resident population of the Byron Shire in 2015 was 32,723, but the region also attracts over 1.3 million visitors annually. in 2015, Byron Shire committed to a zero emissions target, covering to whole region. This is a ten year target (2025) which covers the major identified sectors of emissions: energy, buildings, transport, land use and waste.
Simon RichardsonTitle: MayorPopulation: 32723Member since: 14.12.2015
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland, with more than two million inhabitants living in the greater city area. Following a sharp decline in its role as a powerhouse of industry and transatlantic trade under the British Empire, Glasgow is now one of the fastest growing cities in the United Kingdom in economic terms. Growth sectors include low carbon industries, engineering, design & manufacturing, the life sciences, financial & business as well as tourism & events. However, in some areas Glasgow still faces severe social deprivation and has one of the lowest life expectancies of any city in the UK.
The City of Emeryville is located on the east shore of the San Francisco Bay in Alameda County, California, bordered by the City of Berkeley to its north and the City of Oakland to the east and south. The city is just over 1 square mile, but its strategic location in the Bay Area center at the confluence of several major freeways, 1 of the world's busiest bridges, and transcontinental rail lines makes it a highly desirable place to live and work.
Scott DonahueTitle: MayorPopulation: 11721Member since: 13.01.2016
The City of Chula Vista is located at the center of one of the richest cultural, economic and environmentally diverse zones in the United States. It is the second-largest City in San Diego County with a population of 250,000. Chula Vista boasts more than 50 square miles of coastal landscape, canyons, rolling hills, mountains, quality parks, and miles of trails. Chula Vista is a leader in conservation and renewable energy, has outstanding public schools, and has been named one of the top safest cities in the country.
Chula Vista has made exceptional advances in preparing the City for business expansion and attraction, collaborating with Baja California officials, and creating an environment for economic growth and prosperity. The City has established economic development initiatives that have created quality infrastructure, a strong consumer base and a well-educated and experienced workforce. Civic leaders are not stopping there; amassing a large volume of commercial/industrial development lands, pursuing a progressive business and employment investment policy, and completing acquisition of the 375-acre University Park and Innovation District site that will create even greater opportunities for your business in the future. The 535-acre Chula Vista Bayfront project will transform the area into a thriving residential and world-class waterfront resort destination. The Plan will establish thousands of new jobs, create new public parks, protect natural coastal resources, provide conference and visitor-serving amenities and build an important asset for the entire San Diego region.
Chula Vista means “beautiful view” and there is more to see and do here than you can imagine! Great year-round weather, miles of trails, coastline, mountains and open space beckon runners, hikers, cyclists, birders, and outdoors enthusiasts from the bay to lakes. Visit the bayfront with the Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge and the Living Coast Discovery Center. The Chula Vista Marina & Yacht Club awaits kayakers and boaters. Cycle the Bayshore Bikeway and see more wonders on San Diego Bay.
Shopping, dining, and entertainment abound with two major malls and a historic downtown district. With more than 100 of the country’s top specialty stores, Otay Ranch Town Center is an exciting outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment destination. This urban, bustling, open-air center features a variety of amenities including a library, outdoor cafes, a pet-friendly setting and adjacent dog park, food pavilion, fireplace, and “popper” play fountain for children.
Chula Vista Center in the downtown area boasts major retailers, dining, movie theaters, and more than 100 fine specialty shops. And, Third Avenue Village, billed as the cultural center of the city, features historic buildings, unique shops, a weekly farmers market, landmark restaurants, and seasonal outdoor music concerts.
More than 60 well-maintained parks and sports fields are available for outdoor sports, recreation activities, and picnics. Tour the Olympic Training Center and see America’s best amateur athletes. Enjoy 32 acres of water wonder with rides, slides, exotic marine animals, and plenty of family fun at SeaWorld Aquatica. Or, hit the links on one of four challenging yet playable golf courses. From rock and roll to rap to reggae - world-class entertainers perform at the Sleep Train Amphitheatre, San Diego County’s premiere outdoor music venue.
Established neighborhoods, contemporary communities, start-up firms, corporations, nationally recognized entertainment venues, the nation’s only warm weather Olympic Training Center, an award winning nature center and a historic downtown all contribute to Chula Vista’s attraction for both families and businesses.
Mary Casillas SalasTitle: MayorPopulation: 260988Member since: 02.03.1994
South East Gran Canaria Intermunicipal Community, Spain
The South East County of Gran Canaria comprises the municipalities of Agüimes, Ingenio and Santa Lucía de Tirajana. 40 years ago, the area was known as the "triangle of poverty". Over the past decade, an increasing population and booming tourism have put pressure on the region's water resources. To respond to these challenge, the county's local government has developed a sustainable development plan, aiming at self-sufficiency in terms of water, energy and agriculture.
Juan Díaz SánchezTitle: PresidentPopulation: 131807Member since: 26.02.2008
The City of Bangkok is situated in the Chao Phraya River delta, close to the Gulf of Thailand. It is Thailands capital and by far its biggest city; its population is forty times larger than Thailands next-largest city. Bangkoks sheer size makes it the center of most of Thailands cultural, economic, and governmental activity; it also is a popular tourist destination and has ranked in the top 3 of the worlds most popular tourist destinations for the last three years. Bangkok has worked hard to upgrade its transportation infrastructure and alleviate the traffic congestion and air pollution that has followed its rapid growth. The City is also concerned about climate change prevention and adaptation, as it is particularly vulnerable to rising sea levels and severe weather.
The city is currently divided into 66 wards. Each ward elects a corporator. The winning party elects a council of members, who are responsible for various departments. The council members chose the Mayor among themselves. At present, there are sixty one members in the council. The Commissioner of Gwalior is the highest officer of Municipal Corporate Office, which is responsible for the departments of public works, revenue and tax, water supply, planning and development, fire brigade, health and sanitation, finance and accounts etc.
Portlands commitment to sustainability began before the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, and has resulted in the city developing strategies that incorporate municipal policy and urban planning to foster growth of the green economy and create more liveable neighborhoods. The city has worked to integrate sustainability principles throughout all of its operations and policies.
The City of Saint Paul is the capital city of the state of Minnesota, and helps make up the 16th largest metro area in the United States. Saint Paul serves over 300,000 residents, 6,000 businesses, state and county government, and a dozen colleges and universities. Saint Paul is a diverse and dynamic community located on the Mississippi River that is leading innovative city-building work with ongoing commitments to creating vibrant places and spaces throughout the city and putting people first.
Changwon is the capital city of Gyeongsangnam-do in South Korea. The population of the city is approximately 1.1 million and the total area is about 747 square kilometers on the southeastern coast of Korea. The yearly budget of the city is about 2.5 billion won. Changwon is the first planned city of Korea where is well harmonized in the industrial, residential and green areas. That is why it is recognized in worldwide as the 'Environmental capital of Korea' as well as the leading industrial city.
Zamboanga City located at the southernmost tip of the Zamboanga Peninsula, island of Mindanao, Philippines. On October 12, 1936, Zamboanga became a Chartered City per Commonwealth Act No.39. It has a population of 861,799 (2015 census). Zamboanga City is the 6th most populous and 3rd largest city by land area. The city continues to experience growth and this is manifested by increased population, diversified economic activities, and the interaction between other cities and its hinterland
Maria Isabelle ClimacoTitle: City MayorPopulation: 861799Member since: 12.04.2019
The City of Hamilton (formerly the Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth and its lower-tier municipalities) is located in southwestern Ontario, Canada, along the western shore of Lake Ontario. The city of over 500,000 inhabitants consists of a highly industrialized core that was traditionally based on the steel industry. However, as manufacturing companies downsized, service and institutional sectors grew to become a major part of the local economy. The City of Hamilton has made sustainable, active transport one of its priorities, and is currently in the process of creating an integrated bike sharing program.
Fred EisenbergerTitle: MayorPopulation: 26647Member since: 17.01.1992
Miami-Dade County encompasses more than 2,000 square miles (larger than Rhode Island and Delaware) along the southeast tip of the Florida peninsula. One-third of the western part of the County is located in Everglades National Park. Beautiful Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean are located to the east, the Florida Keys to the south, and Broward County to the north. The area has a fascinating history and ceremonial artifacts have been discovered dating back 2,000 years near the Miami River.
Carlos A. GimenezTitle: MayorPopulation: 2674279Member since: 31.10.1991
Vancouver is annually ranked one of the world’s most liveable cities. Climate action has a long history here. Today, the Greenest City Action Plan is our comprehensive climate action plan to support the city's transformation to a low-carbon, thriving economy.
Also, the Renewable City Strategy envisions a city 100% powered by renewable energy before 2050.
Another pillar is the City's Climate Change Adaptation Strategy: a forecast and plan for adapting to the future climate impacts.
Gregor RobertsonTitle: MayorPopulation: 631486Member since: 13.04.1993
Surat Municipal Corporation is a local self government which has come into being under the Bombay Provincial Municipal Act, 1949. It carries out all the the obligatory functions and discretionary functions entrusted by the BPMC Act,1949 to make Surat a dynamic, vibrant, beautiful, self-reliant and sustainable city with all basic amenities, to provide a better quality of life. Surat Municipal Corporation perceives its role as the principal facilitator and provider of services like potable water supply; underground sewage system in the whole city; all weather roads; efficient and sustainable solid waste management; health coverage to all; focused more on the poor
Primary education to the needy & Library facility to all; upgradation of the amenities in the existing slums and alternativeaccommodation; clean, green and pollution free environment; places of healthy entertainment and recreation; fire Service; efficient Urban Planning and Development