C40 in the News
Guardian: Barangaroo: Sydney's largest urban renewal project aims to recycle more water than it uses
Sydney is working to make Lendlease’s Barangaroo South development in Sydney (consisting of three main commercial towers, three 10-storey residential buildings, and several multi-use buildings) net positive water. The project is also committed to the C40 Cities-Clinton Climate Initiative’s Climate Positive Development Program.
Le Monde: Nous, maires de grandes villes, nous engageons à atteindre les objectifs de l’Accord de Paris au niveau local [French]
We, mayors of large cities, are committed to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement
El Universal: Solicita Mancera al G20 actuar contra el cambio climático [Spanish]
Mayor Mancera asks the G20 to act against climate change
The Guardian: Sadiq Khan and megacity mayors urge G20 climate change action
30 mayors from cities including London, Paris, Tokyo, Sydney, New York, Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro call for rapid ratification of Paris climate deal
Liberation: Mayors of London & Paris Meet in French Capital (French)
On his first trip abroad the Mayor of London visited his Parisian counterpart
Press Release: 35 Finalists Announced for Fourth-Annual C40 Cities Awards
The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) announced today the 35 finalists competing in ten urban climate action categories for the fourth-annual C40 Cities Awards, sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies and BYD. The winners will be announced on December 1, 2016, at a ceremony in Mexico City, held alongside the sixth biennial C40 Mayors Summit.
Press Release: Paris Launches ‘Cap sur la COP22’ Public Exhibition on Climate Change: C40 Cities Featured for their Local Action and Collective Climate Leadership
Today C40 Chair-elect, Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo launched ‘Cap sur la COP22’, an exhibition to demonstrate the action that cities, citizens and businesses take every day to build a sustainable city. The achievements of a number of C40 cities are featured in large photograph installations along the newly pedestrianized Right Bank of the Seine river, highlighting both the progress achieved since the historic Paris Agreement, as well as the challenges that lie ahead.
Press Release: Bogotá and Mexico City to Receive up to $1 Million each in Technical Support for Low-Carbon, Resilient Transportation Infrastructure
Press Release: Chennai Becomes Sixth Indian Megacity to Join C40’s Global Network Committed to Tackling Climate Change
The city of Chennai has joined the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40), affirming the commitment of the Greater Chennai Corporation to tackling climate change. The move reveals the determination of Indian cities to create low carbon and resilient economies, in support of the government’s commitments to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
Press Release: Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo Elected as New Chair of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group announced today in Rio de Janeiro that Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has been elected to succeed Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes as C40 Chair. The C40 Steering Committee elected her unanimously to the position, where she will provide strategic direction and governance to the organization.