C40 in the News
Reuters: Climate change doesn’t care about our plans - that’s why cities need to plan for climate change
C40 Cities Executive Director Mark Watts writes that mayors need to look at the worst case scenario and consider how their city would cope if the situation were twice or three times worse.
CityMetric: Welcome to the future: What does the post-combustion engine era mean for our cities?
C40 Cities Executive Director Mark Watts discusses the impacts of the post-combustion engine era on cities, air pollution and quality of life.
Hindustan Times: Britain, India must strengthen ties by stepping up mutual co-operation, writes Sadiq Khan
C40 Mayor Sadiq Khan of London says, "Not only is London still open and welcoming to people from India to come to work, study and visit, but there are many new and exciting opportunities to strengthen the bonds between my city and the great cities of India."
Rolling Stone: Les villes américaines s’élèvent contre Trump
Alors que le président américain Donald Trump a annoncé il y a désormais trois mois qu’il comptait retirer les Etats-Unis de l’accord de Paris sur le climat, de nombreuses grandes villes réagissent et prennent le taureau par les cornes. Se réunissant à l’occasion du C40, le forum des grandes villes mondiales, les maires et représentants de près de 375 villes américaines ont annoncé qu’ils allaient mettre en place ce qui est prévu par l’accord de Paris.
WIRED: Cities turn to other cities for help fighting climate change
On Monday at “C40 Talks,” part of a series of Climate Week events in New York, C40’s steering group cities announced a step toward an answer, with plans for the leadership team—New York, Paris, Mexico City, Durban, and others—to prepare and share detailed climate roadmaps as a way to spin up everyone else.
David Miller Takes Key Leadership Post in C40 Cities Network
David Miller, former mayor of Toronto and celebrated climate campaigner, will join C40 Cities in the role of North America Regional Director and C40 Ambassador for Inclusive Climate Action. Miller will build momentum around the pioneering initiatives that cities in the US and Canada are taking to tackle climate change. His leadership will advance the renewed drive for climate action led by US cities, states, businesses and civil society in the face inaction by the US federal government on the issue.
Bus Manufacturers Commit to Bring Cleaner ‘Soot-Free’ Buses to 20 Megacities
20 megacities including Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Johannesburg, Bogotá, Sao Paulo and Jakarta will benefit from a new global industry commitment developed in partnership with ICCT, UN Environment, C40 Cities, and CCAC
8 Pioneering Cities Take Bold Steps to Deliver on the Paris Agreement
A pioneering group of 8 global cities today announced that they are collaborating on plans to turn the Paris Agreement on climate change from aspiration into action. In a groundbreaking new initiative that provides in-depth technical assistance and fosters knowledge transfer between cities, C40 will help global cities ensure their climate action plans will deliver the scale of emissions reductions required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. Boston, Durban, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, New York City and Paris will be the first cities to ‘pilot’ the programme.
American Cities Lead the Way Amongst 25 Climate Change Projects Competing to be C40 Cities Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards 2017 Winners
C40 announces finalists of annual awards, recognising the world’s most innovative and impactful efforts by mayors to tackle climate change.
C40 Mayors Ask G20 Leaders to Listen to Cities and their Citizens on Climate Change