• Blog post

    Green Healthy Streets

    As mayors of some of the world’s great cities, we are committed to transforming them into greener, healthier, and more prosperous places to live.  Our streets must be safe and accessible for everybody and our air must be clean and free from harmful emissions. This will improve the quality of life for all citizens, and help tackle the global threat of climate change.

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  • Event

    C40 Talks

    September 18, 2017 - September 23, 2017 New York, NY

    The first edition of a new C40 event series, C40 Talks, took place at the New York Times Building conference center on Monday, September 18th, kicking off Climate Week NYC 2017. The event was open to selected members of the press, and brought together 100 notable guests including global mayors, business leaders, influencers and internationally renowned climate experts journalists to explore how cities are setting the agenda for a better tomorrow.

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  • Blog post

    Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40 Anne Hidalgo and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan today announced they’re working to create schemes to score new cars based on their real-world emissions and their impact on air quality. The schemes will help consumers make better informed choices about the environmental impact of the cars they drive and prevent car manufacturers from exploiting loopholes in existing labelling schemes.

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  • Blog post

    Dans un effort sans précédent d’élus locaux visant à améliorer la qualité de l’air pour leurs citoyens, les villes de Paris et Mexico élimineront les véhicules diesel de leur territoire d’ici 2025. Ces villes pionnières ont egalement promis de promouvoir par des incitations financières les véhicules propres et de favoriser l’infrastructure urbaine pour les piétons et les cyclistes. Cet engagement voué à transformer les marchés a été pris aujourd’hui au Sommet des Maires du C40 à Mexico. Selon l’OMS 3 millions de décès par an sont directement liés à la pollution de l’air extérieure, dont une immense majorité dans les villes.

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  • Blog post

    Diesel vehicles will be removed from Paris and Mexico City by 2025, as part of unprecedented effort by mayors to improve the quality of air for their citizens. These pioneering cities also pledged to incentivise alternative vehicles and promote walking and cycling infrastructure. The market-shifting commitment was made today at the C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico City. Worldwide, 3 million deaths each year are linked to exposure to outdoor air pollution according to WHO, with the vast majority of these deaths occurring in cities.

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