Use the search bar above to begin your search
Sorry, we can't find any results for that query. Please edit the search terms and adjust the filters or Clear and try again.
Mayors Voices: The Hon. Robert Doyle, Lord Mayor, Melbourne on the city’s award winning citizen engagement efforts
Like every other city in the world, Melbourne is facing the impacts of population growth, environmental change and financial constraints. The decisions we make now will affect our community well into the future.
In Copenhagen, we aim to achieve carbon neutral status in 2025 – becoming the first major global city to do so. However, we want to link efforts to reduce the impact of global warming with economic growth and job creation. Our main focus has been on creating a clean, green city with high standards of living. We want a city where people can enjoy living and working without harming the planet – we strongly believe this vision is possible and even more so when cities work collaboratively with each other and the private sector.
Cities are where the battle to prevent climate change will be won or lost. Indeed, the pattern of development followed by a small number of leading cities will likely determine whether or not it is possible to constrain average temperature rise to the IPCC target of 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels.
Mayors Voices: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on How Cities Can Help U.S. & China Meet Climate Goals
United States President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping recently signed an historic deal setting the groundwork for both countries to make significant strides to halt global climate change*. The deal represents unprecedented collaboration between the two nations on climate, yet the agreement does not outline a comprehensive plan to achieve the agreed-upon reductions – which is where cities come in.