C40 in the News
Wallpaper: The art of reinvention: how cities and architects unite to combat climate change
hat do you get when you combine one successful urban experiment, 19 cities from around the world, and 19 sustainability conscious mayors? Reinventing Cities is a global initiative that invites architects to explore different ways of tackling the challenges of climate change and urban density through creatively reimagining neglected parts of our cities.
The Guardian: The 100 million city: is 21st century urbanisation out of control?
Projections suggest cities will swell at an astonishing pace – but whether that means our salvation or an eco-disaster is by no means certain
Voice of America: Study: Rich Cities Largely Responsible for Greenhouse Gases
The study measures emissions based on the use of goods and services, such as food, clothing and electronics, by people living inside cities. It includes the impact of trade of such goods between points of production and use.
La Tribune: Femmes engagées pour le climat : la relève est assurée
Le programme Women4Climate, orchestré par le réseau de villes C40 que préside Anne Hidalgo, entend accompagner 500 femmes d’ici à 2020 dans leur lutte pour le climat. Clara Duchalet, qui appartient à la première promotion parisienne, partage son expérience avec La Tribune.
Forbes Mexico: “Las mujeres no pueden dejar de hablar de discriminación”
La directora de responsabilidad corporativa global de L’Oréal afirma que las mujeres deben mantener la voz en alto para lograr equidad de oportunidades.
Mayor Virginia Raggi Commits to Make the Streets of Rome Free from Fossil Fuels by 2030.
Rome joins 12 pioneering C40 cities in committing to procure only zero-emission buses from 2025 and ensure a major area of the city is zero emission by 2030
25 cities commit to work with the G20 in response to major global challenges
Mayors of Berlin, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Durban, Hamburg, Jakarta, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, Montreal, New York City, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Sydney, Tokyo and Tshwane, issue joint statement to G20 leaders.
Four South African Cities Strive to Make All New Buildings Zero Carbon
Mayors of Tshwane, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban to introduce requirements ensuring all new buildings are energy efficient, cutting electricity bills and greenhouse gas emissions.
Mayors, Business Leaders and Investors Promote Role of Women & Minorities at 3rd-Annual Financing Sustainable Cities Forum
At the 3rd-Annual Financing Sustainable Cities Forum in New York today, city officials and business leaders focused on how greater representation of women and minorities in the financial sector can help companies and cities achieve their sustainability goals.
10 innovative projects to contribute to better air quality in Paris
Paris&Co’s Urban Lab, AirParif and the City of Paris unveiled the 10 winning “Air Quality” experimentation projects.