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    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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    As the world gears up for a year of climate action on the Road to Paris, cities in key countries are garnering major international attention. To that end, this month’s issue of Cities Today, a monthly magazine for urban planners and other city experts, features a special focus area on Chinese cities, including an interview with C40 Executive Director Mark Watts and Special Adviser to the C40 Chair Rodrigo Rosa on the network’s strategy for China.

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    In 2005, then-Mayor of London Ken Livingstone brought together 18 mayors from some of the world’s largest urban centers to determine how they could work together to cut carbon emissions and lead on global climate action. It was prompted by Mayor Livingstone’s own efforts to devise a London climate action plan, and the benefit his team gained from contacting some of what was then a small group of cities that were taking similar action.

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