C40 in the News
La Vanguardia: Hidalgo: "Las ciudades son un contrapoder a Gobiernos que no ven la realidad"
La alcaldesa de París, la socialista Anne Hidalgo, reivindicó hoy, en una entrevista exclusiva con Efe, el papel político de las ciudades, que "pueden ser un contrapoder a los Gobiernos que no ven la realidad".
Reuters: Battling old habits, the mayor of Warsaw launches climate revolution
When Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, the mayor of Warsaw, introduced bus lanes on one of the city's main arteries to cut travel times by public transport and to encourage more people to use it, not everybody in the Polish capital was impressed.
El Pais: Ciudades (SOS)tenibles
Si la mayor amenaza para la sostenibilidad del planeta se origina en los entornos urbanos, desde este ámbito se tienen que buscar soluciones
The Guardian: The death of diesel: has the one-time wonder fuel become the new asbestos?
The political leaders that make up the C40 group of global megacities are all taking steps to crack down on diesel vehicles and reduce smog.
Japan Today: Cities: Solving global problems
As governments around the world struggle to deal with the burdens of globalization and shifting social politics, focus has turned to cities as the drivers of innovation and the problem solvers of the future.
Anne Hidalgo appelle les héroïnes du Climat à candidater à l’initiative Women4Climate à Paris
Paris est la première de dix grandes villes mondiales à lancer le programme de mentorat Women4Climate. Les jeunes Parisiennes cheffes d’entreprises, créatrices de start-ups, leaders d’ONG et d’associations, issues du monde des médias ou jeunes élues, ont jusqu’au 5 juin pour postuler!
Edmonton to Host 2018 Cities and Climate Change Science Conference
The City of Edmonton, Canada, has been selected to host a unique international conference that will boost the scientific understanding of climate change and cities. This event, the Cities and Climate Change Science Conference, co-sponsored by the IPCC, will take place in March 2018 and support the implementation of the Paris Agreement, the New Urban Agenda, and the Sustainable Development Goals. The conference has also appointed a Scientific Steering Committee, which will guide its organisation.
Chinese City of Qingdao Affirms Leadership in Tackling Climate Change by Joining C40 Cities
London, UK (04 MAY 2017)— The Chinese city of Qingdao has joined the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, affirming the commitment of the city to tackling climate change. The move reveals the determination of Chinese mayors to create sustainable and resilient economies, in support of the Chinese government’s commitments to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
C40's First Climate Adaptation Academy Opened in Rotterdam
C40's first Climate Adaptation Academy was launched today in the city of Rotterdam. City officials and urban planners from more than 60 cities around the world will be invited to learn how to prepare their cities for the inevitable consequences of climate change. The academy will provide cities with training programmes and technical support in climate change adaptation and building resilience.