2021 Urban 20 cycle to be co-chaired by the Italian cities of Rome and Milan
Mayors Giuseppe Sala of Milan and Virginia Raggi of Rome will co-chair the 2021 Urban 20 (U20) cycle, following the G20 presidency handover from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Italian Republic.
72 Cities & Local Authorities join the Cities Race to Zero Campaign on Paris Agreement 5-year Anniversary
72 new cities and local authorities around the world are joining the Race to Zero, a global campaign to mobilize cities, businesses, regions, and investors around a green and just recovery ahead of next year’s COP26 in Glasgow.
New Analysis Shows World's Major Cities on Track to Keep Global Heating to 1.5°C
C40 Cities today released new analysis of climate action plans from 54 cities confirming they will deliver their fair share of greenhouse gas emission reductions to keep global temperatures to the 1.5°C target of the Paris Agreement - the level that scientists agree is needed to tackle the global climate crisis.
Students to Reinvent 18 World Cities to Tackle Climate Crisis as C40 Cities Launches New Competition
Today, 18 global cities including Buenos Aires, Paris, Washington D.C., and Delhi have launched Students Reinventing Cities, a pioneering competition that will enable students and universities from across the globe to share their vision for a green and just reinvention of our cities.
Governor of Tokyo and Governor of Jakarta Elected to C40 Cities Steering Committee
Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike and Governor of Jakarta, Anies Baswedan, have been elected as Vice Chairs of the C40 Steering Committee, the governing body providing strategic direction for the global network of 97 cities committed to addressing the climate crisis.