Reinventing Cities: C40 Launches Competition for Global Cities to Pave the Way to a Sustainable Future
15 of the world’s great cities launched an unprecedented global competition to drive carbon neutral and resilient urban regeneration. C40’s Reinventing Cities initiative has already identified 46 underutilized spaces to redevelop, including several empty plots and abandoned buildings, a former airport, historical mansions, underused car parks, and an abandoned incinerator and landfill.
C40 & UK Government Launches Project To Unlock Climate Action In Cities Around The World
An ambitious initiative to help some of the world’s fastest developing countries embrace clean growth as their economies take off was launched by the UK government today.
Ellen MacArthur Foundation announces C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group as a Platform Partner
Under a new agreement, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group have joined forces to accelerate progress towards a circular and low carbon economy, recognising the crucial role that cities play in this transition.
25 Cities Commit to become Emissions Neutral by 2050 to Deliver on their Share of the Paris Agreement
The mayors of 25 pioneering cities, representing 150 million citizens, have pledged to develop and begin implementing more ambitious climate action plans before the end of 2020 to deliver emissions neutral and climate resilient cities by 2050. These plans will ensure the cities deliver on their share of emissions reductions required to realise the ambition of the Paris Agreement.
Research reveals how cities of any size can achieve their 2030 emission reduction targets
Cities now have a clearer understanding of the actions that could deliver the greatest emissions reductions by 2030, making it easier to deliver their share of the Paris Agreement goals. C40 and the McKinsey Center for Business and Environment today released a report identifying the biggest opportunities for emissions reduction and what they will mean for different types of cities around the world.
Mexico City, C40 and L’Oréal call for women climate heroes to apply for the Women4Climate initiative
Applications are now open to join the C40 Women4Climate Mentorship Programme in Mexico City, supported by L’Oréal.
Mayors of 12 Pioneering Cities Commit to Create Green and Healthy Streets
Mayors pledge to procure only zero-emission buses from 2025 and ensure that major areas of their city are zero emission by 2030
Mayors and Business Leaders Find Solutions to Climate Change Threats
Together4Climate conference addressed mobility, energy and urban planning to accelerate progress toward goals of the Paris Agreement
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