The experts at C40-CCI work with cities around the world to develop the innovative projects and programs that are driving action on climate change. The following post from December 5, 2011 highlights the work of C40-CCI's waste management director Karen Luken, which was featured in Grist.
The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and the World Bank today announced a groundbreaking partnership that will help cities accelerate actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and become more resilient to climate change. C40 Chair New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick signed the agreement during opening plenary of the C40 Cities Mayors Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group today released two landmark reports that emphasize the critical role of measurement and transparency in tackling climate change in megacities. The reports demonstrate the current and potential impact of cities confronting climate change, helping cities to focus future activity on areas that will accelerate mitigation and adaptation.
Over the next two weeks, we hope you will enjoy a selection of highlights from 2011: announcements of groundbreaking research and partnerships at the C40 Mayors Summit in Sao Paulo; the voices of C40 experts from around the world; and finally a piece featuring C40 Chair Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on setting “new priorities for the Rio+20 conference” coming up next year. We’ll be back with more news the week commencing Monday, January 9.