Campaign announced to mobilise 1,000 cities for a green and just recovery to address global climate emergency
Today, C40 Cities, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) and CDP announced a campaign to recruit as many as 1,000 cities around the world to deliver inclusive climate action, consistent with constraining global temperature rise to 1.5°C set out in the Paris Agreement, and initiate a green and just recovery from COVID-19.
Mayors Call For Green Recovery that will Create 6 million American Jobs and Save Lives; Urge National Governments to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
New research shows that investing COVID stimulus funds in green solutions would create over 6 million US jobs & over 50 million globally.
Alcaldes Llaman por una Recuperación Sostenible que Creará Empleos y Salvará Vidas; Instan a los Gobiernos Nacionales a Poner Fin a los Subsidios a los Combustibles Fósiles
Una nueva investigación muestra que la inversión de los fondos de estímulo de COVID-19 en soluciones sostenibles crearía 50 millones de trabajos
Mise en garde des maires : La relance post-COVID doit financer la reprise verte qui permettra de créer des emplois et de sauver des vies. Appel à mettre un terme aux subventions en faveur des combustibles fossiles
L’investissement des fonds de relance post-COVID dans des solutions en faveur du climat permettrait de créer 50 millions d'emplois, d’éviter 270 000 décès prématurés et de générer 280 milliards de dollars de retombées économiques à l’échelle mondiale.
Mayors Call For Green Recovery that will Create Jobs and Save Lives; Urge National Governments to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
New research shows that investing COVID stimulus funds in green solutions would create 50 million jobs, prevent 270,000 premature deaths, and deliver $280bn in economic benefits globally
C40 Cities Finance Facility wins UN Global Climate Action Award
Today the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat announced the C40 Cities Finance Facility (CFF) as a winner in the Financing for Climate Friendly Investment category of its prestigious 2020 Global Climate Action Awards.
Global Youth and Mayors Forum launched to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis
Today, C40 Cities announced the launch of the Global Youth and Mayors Forum, bringing together mayors of the world’s leading cities and visionary leaders of the global youth climate movement from every region.
Invest in “green and just” recovery for cities, U20 urges G20 leaders
The Urban 20 (U20) today urged the Group of Twenty (G20) Leaders to invest in a “green and just” urban recovery strategy as it officially handed its communiqué to the G20 on the final day of the U20 Mayors Summit, held virtually from Riyadh.
Ekurhuleni, South Africa joins C40 Cities demonstrating global commitment to tackle climate change and inequality
Today, C40 announced that Ekurhuleni, South Africa is the newest member of C40 Cities, becoming one of the 95 cities worldwide committed to avoiding climate breakdown by limiting global temperature rise to below 1.5°C.
Four Inspiring Women Innovators Announced as Winners of the International C40 Women4Climate Tech Challenge 2020
Four inspirational women have today been announced as the winners of C40’s 2nd Women4Climate Tech Challenge 2020.