C40 in the News
Cities Today: New report to help cities find money for infrastructure projects
Siemens, C40 Cities and Citi, reveal in a new report that cities need to invest US$57 trillion in infrastructure in order to accommodate both their existing needs and projected growth.
The Carbon Brief Interview: Mark Watts
Mark Watts is the executive director of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. Carbon Brief interviewed him at length about the work of C40 and the efforts of C40 member cities.
EcoBusiness: New report helps cities find the money they need for climate change projects
Siemens, Citi and C40 have launched a new report that highlights innovative ways in which cities can seek financing for climate-friendly infrastructure projects.
La Nacion: Buenos Aires to buy 400 electric buses for Metrobus lines (Spanish)
Comprarán 400 colectivos eléctricos para las líneas del Metrobús Lo hará el Gobierno a través de una licitación pública; deberán funcionar a batería y ser de piso bajo
La Repubblica - Europe also needs to listen to us, mayors of global cities (Italian)
Interview with Mayor Hidalgo of Paris referencing C40 Cities.
Forbes: New Coalition Of 7100 Cities Launched To Tackle More Effectively Climate Change
Six months after the Paris Climate Agreement, two of the leading coalitions against climate change and for sustainable energies decided to join forces, launching the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.
Citiscope: Merger creates world’s largest network of cities fighting climate change
Six months after the Paris conference came to a rousing finish outside the French capital, those two initiatives have now merged into a new entity — the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy.
Sina: C40 climate change conference held in Shenzhen (Mandarin)
Report on C40's workshop hosted by the city of Shenzhen ahead of the Shenzhen Low Carbon Forum.
South China Morning Post: Chinese cities urged to act faster, go farther than nation states in acting on Paris climate change deal
The world’s metropolises should act faster and go farther than nation states in acting upon the historic Paris climate change agreement – and more Chinese cities should join the global network of megacities committed to emission cuts, Paris’ deputy mayor said on Thursday. He was speaking on the sidelines of a low carbon city forum in Shenzhen.
South China Morning Post: From China to London, Tokyo and Paris, cities are becoming greener by learning from each other
City leaders around the world are joining groups such as the Compact of Mayors, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and the Alliance of Peaking Pioneer Cities, to reduce emissions. Just this month, at the China-US Climate Leaders Summit in Beijing, the Compact of Mayors and the alliance signed a memorandum of understanding seeking greater cooperation between Chinese cities and others.