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We Love Cities – show your support for cities dedicated to a greener future!

Valentine’s Day is coming – that time of year to show your affection to those you hold dear. To celebrate February 14 this year, WWF invites you to show your love for your favourite city that is taking real steps to making our future greener and more liveable.

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WWF’s We Love Cities is a global celebration of municipalities dedicated to the transition to a renewable energy future. It aims to highlight the positive work underway in rapidly growing cities all over the globe. Green towns and cities from 14 countries are vying for your affection for their efforts to build greener, more sustainable communities.

More than half the world’s population now live in urban centres. And these account for more than 70 per cent of global C02 emissions. But the good news is that cities are also places where real, demonstrable change can, and is, taking place. How? Through smarter transportation, more efficient buildings and smarter design, lower waste production and the transition to 100 per cent renewable energy.

Here in Canada you can vote for three Canadian cities – North Vancouver, Edmonton, and Surrey – who have been chosen for their innovative vision and efforts to engage their citizens. Check out their initiatives and vote for the one you love.

Around the globe, cities like Muangklang, Thailand, Monteria, Columbia and Belo Horizonte, Brazil are also participating.

Check out www.welovecities.org and test your knowledge in our Facebook Who do you Love city quiz. Then show your love! Vote for your favourite by sharing on Facebook, and tweeting or Instagraming what you love about these cities!.