Mayors of Bogota and Los Angeles lead a C40 meeting about climate action in Latin American Cities
Mayors of Los Angeles and Bogota highlighted the urgency of meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement and invited mayors to join the Race to Zero campaign and mobilize businesses, unions, youth activists and civil society for COP26
Role of city green banks in driving a green and just recovery from COVID-19, revealed in new C40 Cities Guide
C40 Cities urges leaders to consider city green banks as a mechanism to deliver a COVID-19 recovery plan that prioritises the environment and local communities.
Statement on the U.S. Presidential Elections by Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles and C40 Chair
As Chair of C40, I’d like to offer my congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their historic victory. As mayors of the world’s greatest cities, we welcome the incoming administration in the midst of an inflection point for our cities and our planet -- a time when intensifying hurricanes, floods, and wildfires present real-time reminders of the need for immediate steps to address and solve the climate crisis.
C40 announces 3-year partnership with Ingka Group to help tackle the global climate crisis
C40 Cities has launched a three-year partnership with Ingka Group, the strategic partner in the IKEA franchise system, operating IKEA Retail in 30 countries. The partnership will deliver ambitious projects in support of C40’s mission to ensure the world’s leading cities can achieve the most ambitious goals of the Paris Agreement at the local level.
C40 Cities opens Oslo office to accelerate clean construction and climate governance
C40 Cities, the global network of cities committed to bold climate action, opens a new office in Oslo, to drive forward progress in key areas such as clean construction and innovative mechanisms of climate governance.
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