John Kerry and 19 Global Mayors Share Vision for a Green and Just Recovery to COVID-19 Crisis
U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate meets virtually with C40 mayors. Discussion focused on the leadership of cities on climate and the momentum they are bringing to international climate efforts.
Mayor of Phoenix Elected to C40 Cities Steering Committee
Kate Gallego, Mayor of Phoenix, Arizona, USA has been elected as Vice Chair of the C40 Steering Committee, representing the North America region.
C40 Mayors Vaccine Equity Statement
Our mission is to overcome the climate emergency, but that will not be possible unless we first overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why today C40 mayors from across the world have again spoken out to support vaccine equity in our cities and around the world, and joined the call for fairer, faster, and more affordable access to COVID-19 vaccines, including a call – now backed by more than 100 countries – that Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) should urgently agree to waive relevant intellectual property obligations to accelerate the manufacture and distribution of vaccines in developing countries.
C40 Cities statement in response to the UN Secretary-General's remarks to the US Leaders' Summit on Earth Day 2021
C40 Cities statement in response to the UN Secretary-General's remarks to the US Leaders' Summit on Earth Day 2021.
700+ cities in 53 countries now committed to halve emissions by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050
Chair of C40 and Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti unveils bold commitments by a further 120 cities at meeting today between UN Secretary-General and leading mayors. City commitments to net-zero provide a critical push for climate ambition ahead of the Climate Summit hosted by US President Joe Biden on April 22. 700 cities are now part of Cities Race to Zero.
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.