• Blog post

    At the start of December 2015, all eyes were on Paris for the COP21 climate negotiations, regarded by many as a pivotal moment in determining global climate action. C40 was fortunate to be there on the ground to help showcase innovative and effective climate actions taking place in the world’s cities. Through a series of fantastic events at Paris City Hall, Le Bourget and other iconic locations around the city, mayors from around the world gathered to celebrate successful projects and plans, share their stories and knowledge, voice their ideas, and establish opportunities for action over the next 5 years and beyond.

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  • Blog post

    At the start of December 2015, all eyes were on Paris for the COP21 climate negotiations, regarded by many as a pivotal moment in determining global climate action. C40 was fortunate to be there on the ground to help showcase innovative and effective climate actions taking place in the world’s cities. Through a series of fantastic events at Paris City Hall, Le Bourget and other iconic locations around the city, mayors from around the world gathered to celebrate successful projects and plans, share their stories and knowledge, voice their ideas, and establish opportunities for action over the next 5 years and beyond.

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  • Blog post

    At the start of December 2015, all eyes were on Paris for the COP21 climate negotiations, regarded by many as a pivotal moment in determining global climate action. While media coverage of the negotiations was ample, cities and their mayors rose to the fore as leaders demonstrating tangible climate action.

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  • Blog post

    Following the historic climate deal agreed upon at COP21 in Paris, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) has today launched new research highlighting the wide range of economic and social benefits arising from city climate action. With cities setting the pace and scope of climate action until the COP21 agreement comes into force in 2020, the research is intended to help mayors and city leaders win the political argument for taking urgent and ambitious climate action

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  • Blog post

    “Today marks an historic moment in which the world’s nations have achieved a common agreement that will set the direction for global efforts to meet the climate change challenge. On behalf of C40 cities, representing more than half a billion people and a quarter of the global economy, I congratulate the negotiators in Paris for their efforts and the commitment of national leaders to deliver this deal. It is an important step forward. The biggest challenge remains - which is to move decisively on to a low carbon development path, so that emissions have peaked by the time the agreement comes into force in 2020. 

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