C40 in the News
Curbed: Cities, on front lines of climate change, can make outsized difference
Cities are essential to fighting climate change, according to new research released today, both oversized contributors to the problem, but also, with the right policy, potential saviors when it comes to cutting carbon emissions. Toward a Healthier World, a new report released by C40, a global network of cities committed to confronting climate change, argues that progressive urban policy can not only make a significant dent in the problem, but benefit the economy at the same time.
Thomson Reuters Foundation: Emerging cities could attract $29 trillion in climate-cash - World Bank
Cities in emerging markets could attract $29 trillion in climate-related investments like green buildings and electric vehicles over the next decade, the World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) said on Thursday.
The Weather Channel: UN: World Faces 'Impossible' Task, Must Triple Efforts or Face Catastrophic Climate Change
"The science also shows emission reduction potential from other actors such as regional and local governments and businesses – is very large. That means that initiatives like the C40 cities coalition must be commended and supported," Msuya said, referring to a network of 96 cities, including Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., that are working together to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Thomson Reuters Foundation: European mayors urge wider political push to step up climate action
European cities are seeking greater recognition and support for their pioneering efforts to tackle climate change, both from national governments and the European Union, mayors leading the charge said on Wednesday.
The Conversation: Americans elected mayors who care about climate change
Mayors with pro-environmental agendas aren’t just popular. I believe they are an important part of the answer to the global challenge of climate change.
Arup Backs Cities to Help Reach Their Climate Change Targets
Arup has announced a renewal of its partnership with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) to affect meaningful, measurable and sustainable action on climate change.
Alcaldes de 10 ciudades de América Latina se comprometen a cumplir con su parte del Acuerdo de París
Buenos Aires; Ciudad de México, Curitiba; Guadalajara; Lima; Medellín; Quito; Rio de Janeiro; Salvador y São Paulo mostraron su compromiso de adoptar acciones ambiciosas contra el cambio climático comprometiéndose así a contribuir de manera proporcional al Acuerdo de París. Los compromisos se alcanzaron durante el día de hoy en Quito durante el lanzamiento del Programa de Planificación de la Acción Climática para América Latina de C40.
Mayors of 10 Latin American Cities Commit to Delivering their Share of the Paris Agreement
Buenos Aires; Curitiba; Guadalajara; Lima; Medellín; Mexico City; Quito; Rio de Janeiro; Salvador & São Paulo today revealed their commitment to bold climate action and pledged to deliver on their share of the Paris Agreement. These commitments were ratified today in Quito, at the launch of the C40 Climate Action Planning Latin America Programme.
Lisbon and Hangzhou Affirm Global Leadership in Climate Action by Joining C40 Cities
Two great world cities join the C40 network, committing to deliver on the highest ambition of the Paris Agreement
Mayor launches world’s largest air quality monitoring network in London
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today launched the world’s most advanced and comprehensive network of air quality monitors to help investigate and improve London’s toxic air.