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platform for sharing important, diverse perspectives on current
issues from C40 Mayors, field staff, partners and international
The World Economic Forum’s global risk report, released earlier this month, identified environmental challenges, including the failure to mitigate climate change, as the number one danger facing the world economy.
We are a group of sustainability-focused city-networks, associations and NGOs and international organisations working in and on cities worldwide. We want to draw your attention to a summary produced for urban policymakers, which condenses the latest science published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on limiting global warming to 1.5°C.
Ahead of COP24, C40 looks back at 2018 – a fantastic year of city climate leadership – with several city diplomacy breakthroughs, and calls for national governments to match cities’ climate ambitions at COP24 and beyond.