Mayors and Unions pledge to make COP26 Launchpad for Decade of Climate Action, delivering Jobs, Skills, Investments, Social Equity and to Tackle Inequality
With 100 days until COP26 in Glasgow, cities and unions pledge to tackle climate change and inequality together. Mayors vow to recruit 1,000 Cities to ‘Race to Zero’ coalition to keep global heating below 1.5°C.
Mayor of Barcelona Elected to C40 Cities Steering Committee
Ada Colau, Mayor of Barcelona, Spain has been elected as Vice Chair of the C40 Steering Committee, the governing body providing strategic direction for the global network of 97 cities committed to addressing the climate crisis.
New report: 15 actions for cities to confront climate crisis and build resilience
As cities around the world face a growing climate crisis, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and McKinsey Sustainability today released a new report designed to help city leaders build plans to reduce risk and increase resilience to the impacts of climate change.
Green New Deals in Action: Nine cities commit to simultaneously tackle inequality, social justice and climate change
Accra, Barcelona, Cape Town, Durban, Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg, Tshwane, Los Angeles and Warsaw finding new approaches to deliver local climate action by addressing the needs of their most impacted and excluded populations and engaging them in decision making.
31 Mayors Introduce Even More Trees, Parks and Green Space in Cities to Save Lives and Tackle the Climate Crisis
31 of the world’s great cities will be significantly greener in the years ahead, as leading mayors have committed to further expand, restore and protect urban parks, trees, gardens, ponds, and lakes within their cities. These investments in nature will speed up existing efforts to make communities healthier, improve air quality and help protect cities from the increasingly severe impacts of the climate crisis, such as extreme heat, flooding and drought.