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issues from C40 Mayors, field staff, partners and international
Urban trees can transform city neighborhoods, contributing to a wide range of public health gains, and investing an additional $8 per person, on average, in planting and maintaining urban trees could have a significant impact. Yet across the United States, cities are losing about 4 million trees per year.
The C40 Cities Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards 2017 ceremony will take place in Chicago during the North American Climate Summit in December. For this week’s Awards spotlight, we’re focusing on the #Cities4Tomorrow finalists working to build the resilient, greener cities of our future.
The C40 Building Energy 2020 (BE2020) Programme will help more than 50 global cities take action to address a significant source of urban emissions and pollution. Read more in this article from Mark Watts, Executive Director of C40; Sonia Medina, Executive Director of Climate Change, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation; and Dan Hamza-Goodacre, Director Buildings and Industry, ClimateWorks Foundation.