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Last modified: February 21, 2012, 7:27 PM
ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA (ICLEI) is the largest and oldest association of local governments in the United States that is focused specifically on sustainability, climate protection, and climate change adaptation. The organization has approximately 550 city and county members, representing around 25 percent of the national population. ICLEI develops and delivers leading-edge tools and resources to support local governments in their climate mitigation, climate adaptation, and sustainability efforts, and also provides services such as training which enhance those governments' effectiveness in applying the tools and resources.