C40 in the News
Curbed: What defined urbanism in 2017
Cities are now leading the nation in addressing issues of environmental justice, economic accessibility, and racial inequality. The different ways that city leaders shoulder those new responsibilities, and in the process, push new ideas and innovations, is one of the reasons 2017 has been so exciting, and promises to make 2018 even more so. We’re asking, even demanding, that our cities make us better citizens.
EFE: Ciudad de México busca a mujeres líderes contra el cambio climático
La Ciudad de México es la primera urbe en Latinoamérica que busca a la siguiente generación de mujeres líderes en temas de cambio climático, dijo a Efe Tanya Müller García, secretaria de Medio Ambiente de la capital.
VICE: These Ten Women Were Chosen to Be Our Next Climate Change Leaders
Women mayors and business leaders from some of the world’s biggest cities pledged to help them tackle climate change and deliver on the goals of the Paris climate agreement.
la Repubblica: Milano, parte la rivoluzione verde dei bus: "Stop ai mezzi a gasolio, nel 2030 saranno solo elettrici"
L'obiettivo è ambizioso: entro la fine del 2030 tutta la flotta del trasporto pubblico di Milano sarà elettrica, con 1.200 nuovi bus che sostituiranno quelli a gasolio e che porteranno a un taglio della produzione di anidride carbonica di quasi 75mila tonnellate l'anno, pari a meno 6 milioni di litri di gasolio.
La Vanguardia: El poder de las ciudades
The big cities of the world, associated in the C40, were the driving forces of the agreement against climate change in Paris. They have a total of 650 million inhabitants and have come together to share initiatives. In the United States, 300 mayors have pledged to comply with the agreement, against Trump's decision not to support him.
£750,000 tender to create world’s most sophisticated air monitoring system across London’s streets
London will soon benefit from the world’s most sophisticated air-quality-monitoring system, potentially capable of analysing harmful pollution in up to 1,000 toxic hot spots across the city including schools, hospitals, construction sites and busy roads.
Durban Flood Prevention Boosted with Support of C40 Cities Finance Facility
The C40 Cities Finance Facility have offered to help Durban develop a business case to self-fund community-based management of thousands of kilometres of its watercourses. The initiative will provide multiple-co-benefits like solid waste and alien invasive plant reduction, improvement of its biodiversity and reduction of poverty. It’s about improving the lives of Durban communities.
Tel Aviv Affirms Global Leadership in Taking Climate Action by Joining C40 Cities
C40 & Danish Government Launches Project to Unlock Climate Action in Cities Around the World
Through a 2 million Euro grant from Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) will help five of the world’s fastest growing mega cities, in Africa and Asia to develop and implement ambitious climate action plans. The climate action plans will support the cities to meet emissions reduction targets in line with the Paris Agreement and help accelerate sustainable ‘green’ economic growth in these cities.
Cities to be Leading Voices at G20 Summit in Buenos Aires
U20 was launched today at a press conference hosted by the Mayor of Paris & Chair of C40 Cities, Anne Hidalgo and Mayor of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta. The initiative will bring together 30 major cities located in G20 countries, and many other global cities, to raise the profile of urban issues in the G20 agenda and enhance the role of cities in the G20 process.