C40 in the News
Architectural Record - L.A. Takes Big Step to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Buildings
On February 6, the Los Angeles City Council adopted a resolution targeting drastic cuts to greenhouse gas emissions from commercial and residential buildings—the latest step by the nation’s second-largest city to shrink the environmental footprint of its built environment.
Washington Post - Why cities dominate the modern world
Economic, technological and networking changes wrought by globalization have made cities the center of our world.
WIRED - The WIRED Guide to Climate Change
The world is getting warmer, the weather is getting worse. Here's everything you need to know about what humans can do to stop wrecking the planet.
Curbed: Uber, Lyft sign Livable Cities pledge, plan to shape future of urban transit
15 transit and tech companies sign voluntary compact promoting equity, environmental, and social concerns
Wired Italia: Una Milano a emissioni zero, il bando di Reinventing Cities
L’iniziativa, guidata dalla rete C40, vede la possibilità di proporre progetti per riqualificare cinque siti della metropoli meneghina, prestando una particolare attenzione all’impatto su ambiente e comunità
Huffington Post: Mayor of Madrid - Climate Change: Everyone’s Battle
The fight against climate change is no longer a matter of grand strategies, a matter of the agendas of large and seemingly impersonal international agencies. The battle against climate change is a challenge that concerns every one of us: It is a matter of public health and preservation of the planet.
Huffington Post: Green Streets Are Healthy Streets
Around the world, air pollution is a major public health issue, responsible for the premature deaths of millions of people each year. This statistic is devastating, but it should not deter us. In fact, it should motivate us all more than ever to take bold action to clean the air we breathe.
The Conversation: Tech diplomacy: cities drive a new era of digital policy and innovation
As more cities assert their leadership on the world stage, new mechanisms and networks (e.g. C40 Cities) could emerge. That could signal a new generation of diplomacy that relates and engages with cities rather than bilateral collaboration between nations.
TED: Why the actions of cities — not nations — will be the key to our survival on earth
While some world leaders resist global cooperation, city leaders are working across borders to tackle big issues like global warming, immigration and terrorism, says urban expert Robert Muggah.
Curbed: What defined urbanism in 2017
Cities are now leading the nation in addressing issues of environmental justice, economic accessibility, and racial inequality. The different ways that city leaders shoulder those new responsibilities, and in the process, push new ideas and innovations, is one of the reasons 2017 has been so exciting, and promises to make 2018 even more so. We’re asking, even demanding, that our cities make us better citizens.