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Estimated 10% of world population located in cities

1900

Habitat I - first major UN conference on urban areas held in Vancouver, Canada

1976

Brundtland Report: "Our Common Future"

1987

Toronto, Canada becomes first government to set emissions reduction target

1990

ICLEI Established

1990

First Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil & Agenda 21

1992

Cities for Climate Protection (CCP) program launched

1993

Aalborg Charter, signed by local European governments in Denmark

1994

HABITAT II Conference in Istanbul, Turkey

1996

Academic Journal, "Local Environment" publishes first article

1997

Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change

1997 - 2012

FCM Partners for Climate Protection launched

1998

C40 formed

2005

Estimated 50% of world population located in cities

2007

Local Government Climate Roadmap launched in Bali

2007 - 2011

Estimated 2/3 of world population to be located in cities

2030