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issues from C40 Mayors, field staff, partners and international
Benjamin Barber’s political theories, developed over decades of public discourse and debate, and made concrete in his seminal work, ‘If Mayors Ruled the World’, have shaped the work of C40 Cities more than any other.
To build on the incredible momentum from our inaugural Women4Climate conference, C40 has created a series of posters for download and use at the upcoming March for Science on Earth Day (April 22) and People’s Climate March (April 29). Let's ensure the voices of women and all citizens concerned with this urgent issue are heard during these pivotal events. Help us bring the Women4Climate movement to the streets by using one of our posters!
The launch of Mission 2020 should be welcomed by everyone who understands why tackling climate change is humanity’s most urgent task. Its focus is getting us over the first hurdle in the race to exit the Fossil Fuel Age and move into a greener, cleaner, climate-safe era for humanity. C40, which launched its own ‘Deadline 2020’ program a few months ago, will certainly be getting right behind Mission 2020.
C40 recently partnered with the Addis Ababa Road and Transport Bureau to deliver a two-day workshop to measure the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction benefits for Addis Ababa’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. A total of 18 representatives from the Addis Ababa Road and Transport Bureau, Transport Authority, Institute of Technology and the Environmental Protection Authority learned how to use available data and make assumptions to demonstrate the impact of BRT’s forecasted operations, construction and manufacturing on emissions.
Today, the C40 Financing Sustainable Cities Forum is being hosted in London by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and the Greater London Authority, with the support of the Citi Foundation and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.
To get a better sense of the investment potential in C40 cities, C40 and CDP have partnered together to produce an analysis of sustainable infrastructure projects currently in development across the C40 network. The report is accompanied by a beta pipeline that highlights planned projects in C40 cities.