C40 in the News
The Times of India: ‘Range anxiety’ a key challenge faced by e-vehicle promoters
Kochi has a long way to make electric mobility a huge success Various transport agencies, including the Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL), which has taken the initiative to introduce electric vehicles in the city, have pointed at the need to address issues associated with charging.
Hong Kong Free Press: #FridaysforFuture: Schools warn against class boycott as Hong Kong students plan climate change strike
Organisers told HKFP that one of their key demands is to increase the city’s use of renewable energy from around three per cent, as outlined in the Environment Bureau’s “2030+ Action Plan” in 2017, to 20 per cent.
The Conversation: Are our cities effectively planning for climate change?
From megacities to small towns, those taking action all have their say. And for this reason, cities have an increasing role in the international negotiations. This was demonstrated after the Paris Agreement in 2015, when there was no question on the significant contribution of non-state actors in fighting against climate change.
Reuters: Rio de Janeiro hits the gas in push toward its zero carbon goal
In its efforts to slash its climate-changing emissions nearly to zero by 2050, Rio de Janeiro has chosen a perhaps unlikely place to start: its trash bins.
Reuters: Women 'uniquely placed' to inspire climate action, mayors say
Women’s untapped communication skills make them “uniquely placed” to explain the damaging impacts of an overheating planet and spur climate action by the public, mayors said at the 2019 #Women4Climate Conference in Paris.
Elle: Anne Hidalgo, la maire des batailles
Son impopularité, ses ratages et les attaques politiques ne l'ont pas fait flancher. Décidée à rendre la capitale verte et solidaire, l'édile de Paris est prête à briguer un second mandat en 2020.
BusinessGreen: Arup pledges $3m to aid city climate planning through C40 partnership
Arup has pledged to provide $3m of advisory support to the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group.
Reuters: Los Angeles abandons new natural gas plants in favor of renewables
Los Angeles will abandon a plan to replace three aging gas power plants along its coast with newer natural gas technology and will instead invest in renewable energy as it seeks to move away from fossil fuels.
Independent: Green Buildings Must Do More to Fix Our Climate Emergency
Buildings are responsible for 40 per cent of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions worldwide. Efforts to reduce emissions should no longer be voluntary.
Forbes: Putting Electric Vehicles on the Fast Track
A race has now emerged to determine the future of transportation and it is increasingly clear that those who invest in electric mobility will come out ahead.