The C40 Blog serves as the paper of record for C40 and provides a
platform for sharing important, diverse perspectives on current
issues from C40 Mayors, field staff, partners and international
The most powerful cities, states and regions of the world including Paris, London, Beijing, California, British Columbia and Gujurat State in India, have agreed to collaborate to tackle climate change. Organisations led by the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, two of the world’s most powerful advocates for action on climate change, have committed to work together to implement the Paris Agreement.
The C40 Waste to Resources Network is working with progressive cities looking to transition to a more sustainable management of materials and resources, with actions focused on reducing residual waste generation, prevention, reuse and recycling to keep valuable materials from entering the residual waste stream.
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.