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More than 23,000 citizens from cities around the world have joined city leaders in their campaign to reduce urban air pollution by signing a global petition demanding that vehicle manufacturers lead an air quality transformation.
Our Summit has offered us the key opportunity that we have all been waiting for, traveling from our dear cities, and I would like to thank the C40 organization and all the mayors that have made our joint involvement possible. Our involvement is one for our citizens and we must always speak in their voice. That is what I refer to as loyalty to our land. Our loyalty to the real world that we face day to day. It is in this real world that our professionalism is rooted. It is a professionalism not of experts, but of pragmatics. It also stems from the trust and friendship existing between us mayors. I would like to thank you, dear friends, for your conscious commitment as I believe that, as mayors, we like to harbor illusions. But also for your relentless efforts, which clearly define us all : we never give up, and that should never change!
Speaking at the C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico City, Mayors from cities across the United States have urged president-elect Donald Trump to recognize the real and urgent threat that climate change poses to the world’s cities, and to support them as they enact policies and programs to combat climate change
La Maire de Paris Anne Hidalgo et des femmes maires du monde entier lancent aujourd’hui l’initiative Women4Climate en soutien aux femmes leaders engagées dans la cause climatique. La première femme présidente du C40, Anne Hidalgo veut galvaniser la communauté internationale et attirer son attention sur le lien entre genre et climat. Cette annonce a eu lieu lors du Sommet des Maires 2016 à Mexico.
Today, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo leads women mayors from around the world in launching the Women4Climate initiative to help support and celebrate women leaders who are driving forward climate action. As the first woman chair of the C40, Mayor Hidalgo aims to galvanize the international community to focus on the nexus of gender and climate issues. The announcement was made at the C40 Mayors Summit 2016 in Mexico City.