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To help cities document the progress and impacts of climate change adaptation initiatives, we’ve partnered with Ramboll Consulting to develop a framework that cities can use to monitor, evaluate and report (MER) on their adaptation actions. The framework also provides a list of indicators for cities to apply to the most commonly adopted actions. The project was developed in 2018 and was piloted by three C40 Cities: Austin (USA), Johannesburg, (South Africa) and Quito (Ecuador).

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Last week I had an envigorating city hall meeting with the Governor of Jakarta, Anies Baswedan, as we discussed his plans to clean up the air of his sprawling mega-city, setting Jakarta on a pathway to a low carbon economy, while also defending citizens against a threat from climate change that is more immediately existential than in almost any other city that I have visited.

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