C40 in the News
Correio: Semana do Clima reforça agenda de Salvador junto à ONU
Salvador, Brazil will host the Latin American and Caribbean Climate Week, one of the regional events organized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP-25, the largest UN conference on the subject.
Le Parisien: Anne Hidalgo : «Nous allons créer de la forêt urbaine sur 4 sites emblématiques à Paris»
Les voies sur berge, la place de l’Hôtel de Ville, l’arrière de l’opéra Garnier et le parvis de la gare de Lyon verront d’ici un an des arbres sortir de terre. La maire (PS) «débitumise» pour redonner une place au vert.
Fast Company: Fighting climate change is going to require massive changes in our shopping habits
Western cities are working hard to eliminate their emissions, but that doesn’t address emissions from making and shipping products that people buy from other countries.
The New Republic: Climate Change Is the Symptom. Consumer Culture Is the Disease.
To save the planet, mankind must rapidly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. But where should we be reducing those emissions from? What would make the biggest difference?
National Geographic: How can city dwellers help with climate change? Buy less stuff.
Because a hefty portion of cities' emissions can be traced back to consumer goods, food, and energy produced outside city limits, one of the best things cities can do is help their residents pull back on consumption.