A round-up of the key activities and achievements of C40 Cities in 2021.
Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti reflects on his time as the Chair of C40 Cities.
From LA to Bogotá to London, global mayors unite to deliver critical city momentum to world leaders tasked with keeping 1.5 degree hopes alive at Glasgow’s COP26
In Glasgow today, C40 Chair Mayor Garcetti announced the successful delivery of UN-backed Cities Race to Zero campaign before handing the baton over to C40 Chair-elect Mayor Khan, who outlined his bold new vision for leveraging what cities can deliver in the fight against climate change.
New research details how cities in the United States and Italy are positioned to leverage recovery funds to create good-quality green jobs and deliver on climate goals
Prioritising green recovery in cities could create nearly 38 million jobs in the U.S. and over 1.1 million in Italy and contribute significantly to meeting national 2030 climate targets.
Urban 20 mayors call on G20 leaders to invest in a green, just, and local recovery ahead of the G20 Summit
Cities from G20 countries, gathered as the Urban 20 (U20) virtually met today for the U20 Mayors Summit 2021.
31 mayors introduce even more trees, parks and green space in cities to save lives and tackle the climate crisis
31 of the world’s great cities will be significantly greener in the years ahead, as leading mayors have committed to further expand, restore and protect urban parks, trees, gardens, ponds, and lakes within their cities. These investments in nature will speed up existing efforts to make communities healthier, improve air quality and help protect cities from the increasingly severe impacts of the climate crisis, such as extreme heat, flooding and drought.