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.
Mayor Joy Belmonte, Mayor Ada Colau and Alexandra Palt make the case for the importance of ensuring that gender equality is at the core of climate action, highlighting successful initiatives from C40 cities and the new Women4Climate mentorship programme.
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.
15 mayors to power green and just cities by expanding renewable electricity, addressing energy inequalities
15 mayors from the world’s most influential cities will soon power their communities with renewable energy, as leading global mayors will expand uptake and access to clean, affordable electricity for millions of urban residents.
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.