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.
From November 6th to 8th, Mayor Herbert Bautista welcomed nine Asian megacities – Jakarta, Hanoi, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh, Tokyo, Yokohama, Dhaka North, Dhaka South and Quezon City –at the C40 Asian Adaptation Forum in Quezon City to discuss local implementation of adaptation and resilience initiatives.
Cities are well-known as hubs of innovation and creativity. This entrepreneurial spirit isn’t just confined to the private sector operating in the world’s great metropolises, but is present across city administrations who show remarkable creativity and leadership. Across the globe, city governments have, often from necessity, found creative solutions to address some of their most pressing challenges.