Mayor of Freetown Elected to C40 Cities Steering Committee
Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE, Mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone has been elected as Vice Chair of the C40 Steering Committee, the governing body providing strategic direction for the global network of 97 cities committed to addressing the climate crisis.
Report: Green investment in Canadian cities will create 3 million jobs, accelerate COVID-19 recovery & ensure Canada delivers on climate commitments.
New C40 Cities analysis highlights the transformational economic and health benefits for Canadians of investing in city-led efforts to secure a green and just recovery from the COVID-19 crisis
Rapport : Les investissements verts dans les villes canadiennes créeront 3 millions d’emplois, accéléreront la reprise post-COVID-19 et feront en sorte que le Canada respecte ses engagements climatiques.
Une nouvelle analyse réalisée par C40 Cities met en évidence les avantages économiques et sanitaires, pour les Canadiens, d'investir dans les efforts menés par les villes pour assurer une reprise verte et juste après la crise engendrée par la COVID-19.
Mayors and Transport Unions Demand Historic Global Investments in Public Transport to Create 4.6 Million Jobs and Drive COVID-19 Recovery
Research published today reveals public transport stimulus funds to protect and expand jobs in cities is vital for a green and just COVID-19 recovery. Proper investment in public transport will create 4.6 million additional jobs in the next decade and cut emissions from the transport sector by more than 50% across C40 cities.
Mayors from China and EU discuss new approach to EU-China cooperation on climate change
Dialogue between European and Chinese cities highlights opportunities for cities to address the climate crisis and accelerate a green and inclusive recovery from COVID-19.
Mayors call on the G20 to deliver green, just and local recovery from COVID-19
Today, Mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi and Mayor of Milan, Giuseppe Sala, co-chairs of the Urban 20, released a statement calling on the G20 to make COVID-19 recovery green, just and local.
Mayors of London, Los Angeles and Milan on driving forward a Green and Just Recovery from COVID-19
Today, C40 mayors across Europe including Vice-Chairs Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Mayor of Milan Giuseppe Sala, convened with C40 Chair and Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti to discuss how cities are leading the Green and Just recovery from COVID19.
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.