C40 in the News
La Nacion: Buenos Aires, líder contra el cambio climático
La ciudad de Buenos Aires se comprometió, junto a otras 24 metrópolis del mundo agrupadas en la red internacional C40, a reducir sus emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero (GEI) hasta llegar a cero, en 2050. Un plazo largo desde la perspectiva doméstica, pero ambicioso desde la práctica.
Triple Pundit: Global Competition Launches to Transform Brownfield and Underused Sites Worldwide
The “Reinventing Cities” initiative to date has identified 46 underutilized spaces worldwide to redevelop. The underused sites include brownfield sites, abandoned buildings, a mothballed airport, historic mansions, underused parking lots and garages, and even a shuttered incinerator and landfill. C40 and the participating cities are searching for artists, architects, designers, developers, entrepreneurs and environmentalists to work together and compete for opportunities to transform these sites into leading examples of urban sustainability and resiliency.
La Repubblica: Scali abbandonati a Milano, si parte da Porta Genova e dal modello Mercato metropolitano
Cultura, design, sport e spazi per i giovani: così rivivrà Porta Genova, il primo degli ex scali ferroviari che sarà restituito alla città. In attesa della riqualificazione complessiva di tutte e sette le zone di binari dismessi della città, Palazzo Marino ha definito il perimetro della convenzione che nei prossimi giorni sarà stipulata con il Gruppo Fs - proprietario delle aree - in base alla quale verrà confezionato il bando per affidare, in utilizzo temporaneo, lo scalo a due passi dai Navigli.
The Conversation: COP 23: three ways cities are leading the fight against climate change
Given that cities already account for 75% of the world’s energy use and 76% of carbon dioxide emissions, there’s a growing focus on how urban planning and design can reduce emissions and help humanity to adapt to the impacts of climate change.
UN Climate Change: Concrete Climate Action Commitments at COP23
As the UN Climate Change Conference comes down to the last day and governments work to complete the final negotiation decisions, it’s good to be reminded of the new wave of climate action that has been announced during COP23 from countries, cities, states, regions, business and civil society.
Climate Action Adds 3 Weeks to Average Life Expectancy of Every Citizen of Paris and Could Prevent 45,000 Premature Deaths Globally Each Year
New research by C40 Cities revealed today the scale of the potential health benefits that could be achieved by cities and regions implementing climate action and policies to clean the air that citizens breathe. Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, and Chair of C40 and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Former Governor of California and founder of R20 - Regions of Climate Action, presented the findings on the eve of the One Planet Summit to be held in Paris on December 12th.
C40 CITIES BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES AWARDS CELEBRATE 10 BEST CITIES FOR CLIMATE ACTION IN 2017
Ten cities were honored today at the C40 Cities Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards ceremony, which recognizes the world’s most inspiring and innovative cities taking major climate action. The fifth-annual awards ceremony took place at the North American Climate Summit in Chicago.
Mayors of London and Bengaluru Launch Effort to Tackle Toxic Air Pollution in Cities Worldwide
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and the Mayor of Bengaluru, Sampath Raj, today announced that London and Bengaluru will lead a global partnership of up to 20 other world cities on tackling air pollution in urban centres. The C40 Air Quality Network, will allow city leaders to share ideas, nurture innovation and drive ambition in the global effort to improve the quality of the air in cities worldwide.
Reinventing Cities: C40 Launches Competition for Global Cities to Pave the Way to a Sustainable Future
15 of the world’s great cities launched an unprecedented global competition to drive carbon neutral and resilient urban regeneration. C40’s Reinventing Cities initiative has already identified 46 underutilized spaces to redevelop, including several empty plots and abandoned buildings, a former airport, historical mansions, underused car parks, and an abandoned incinerator and landfill.
C40 & UK Government Launches Project To Unlock Climate Action In Cities Around The World
An ambitious initiative to help some of the world’s fastest developing countries embrace clean growth as their economies take off was launched by the UK government today.