C40 in the News
The Punch - Nigeria: Stakeholders want joint action to tackle climate change
The challenges posed by climate change can better be tackled through collaborative efforts, stakeholders have said...Africa Regional Director for C40 Cities, Mr. Hastings Chikoko, said there should be a commitment to sharing best practices with tremendous potential to influence future actions.
7th Space: Speech by Hong Kong Chief Executive at 4th Nobel Laureates Symposium on Global Sustainability
"Climate change, of course, is a global issue. And we have long been working with the international community in this regard. Hong Kong is a member of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and is now on its Steering Committee. We have also taken part in United Nations' climate-change conferences as part of China's delegation."
Toronto Sun: Toronto renews tie with environmental group
Tory said it makes sense for the city to be “part of a group of  cities that discuss together initiatives that could be undertaken to try and address as best we can reducing the amount of environmental damage that we are doing as human beings.
RTCC: How can cities influence a global climate deal in Paris?
The Guardian: What the experts say: how to make our cities more sustainable
“Cities across the world have a variety of “power profiles”, which is something we highlighted in our Climate Action in Megacities report for the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group." Stephen Cook, Arup
Connaissance des Énergies: Cities have a key role to play in COP21
A network like C40 is important for cities to share green thinking and intelligent sustainable solutions to our common challenges regarding climate changes. But time isn’t on our side. City leaders have to act here and now on the challenges our citizens are facing. And we have the perfect opportunity to do this waiting just around the corner : COP21." - Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen
Energy Vortex: U.S. Cities Among Latest to Join Global Climate Action Pledge
"The city of Paris supports the Compact of Mayors launched by ICLEI, C40, & UCLG. With my friends Michael Bloomberg, Eduardo Paes and Park Won-Soon, we are on board to COP21 in Paris," said Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, France.
President William J. Clinton Congratulates C40 on Reaching 10-Year Milestone
“Ten years ago, when the C40 was created, my Foundation was honored to be asked to help large cities’ develop and implement their climate and energy efficiency plans. Since then, C40 cities have shown the world how to grow economies, create jobs, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions."
City Fix: Greening bus fleets requires a range of strategies
The C40 Latin American Mayors Forum brought clean bus fleets to the focus of its agenda...producing the Clean Bus Declaration of Intent, which urges cities to opt for “low and ultimately zero emissions buses.” The Declaration sets overall clean bus targets in participating cities and a common foundation for prioritizing more sustainable methods of clean fleet financing.
Climate Action: Global cities network launches climate plan for COP21
The plan, a follow-up to the Seoul Declaration adopted a day before, calls for close cooperation between cities worldwide through three major global networks ― ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, United Cities and Local Government and C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group ― to address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.