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    The CitiesIPCC Cities and Climate Change Science Conference in Edmonton established a global blueprint to better understand climate change, its impacts on cities, and the critical role localities play in solving this challenge. Over the course of three days, scientists, policymakers, researchers and development experts worked to assess the current state of academic and practice-based knowledge related to cities and climate change, identify key knowledge priorities, and chart a course forward for academic, practitioner and urban policy-making communities.

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    As we gear up for 2018, which will be an important turning point for staying on track with the goals of the Paris Agreement, it is interesting to look back to 2017 and take stock of the strong commitments that our C40 cities have made to climate action. Together and individually, we are “the new face of leadership” – as described by former US President Barack Obama at the North American Climate Summit in Chicago earlier this month. Together we offer hopes that we can and will address one of the greatest challenges of this century. The work has started in our cities and this month’s announcements in Chicago, Accra and Paris are raising the bar for 2018.

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    Moderated by Seth Schultz, Director of Science and Innovation at C40 Cities, this high-level side event examined the role of science in informing more effective urban climate action. The event aimed to highlight practical solutions and build engagement towards the 2018 Science Conference on Cities and Climate Change on March 5-7 in Edmonton, Canada. 

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    COP23 came to a successful conclusion on November 18th in Bonn. While nations were there to negotiate under the inspiring Fijian Presidency, C40 was present with a strong delegation to showcase the ambition of our cities, inspire ambitious commitments, build fruitful partnerships and announce the great strides that C40 cities are making to deliver the objectives of the Paris Agreement. 

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