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    London Mayor Boris Johnson is "totally committed" to bringing 100,000 electric vehicles to London, his environment advisor, Kulveer Ranger, said. Charging networks are a key component of this effort, and the city is looking to add 1,300 charging points throughout the city by 2013. Watch Ranger's interview with the C40 News Team below, and make sure to visit the C40 on Planet Forward, where you can see his and other videos.

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    The C40 has grown rapidly since it was first established in 2005. Now encompassing 58 cities around the world and having recently formed an integrated partnership with the Clinton Climate Initiative, the C40 is continuing to expand its reach, forming groundbreaking partnerships (one with the World Bank) and supporting a wide range of climate-related projects. Simon Reddy, the Executive Director of the C40, talks about the origins of the organization and its future as a catalyst helping cities to lead the way on addressing the impacts of climate change by developing innovative, impactful action programs.

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    “San Francisco prides itself on being one of the most sustainable cities in the U.S.,” the city’s director of the Department of Environment. The city brought its experience with innovative programs to the C40 Mayors Summit in Sao Paulo last month, among them, a plan to get to zero waste by 2020. The city already recycles or composts 77 percent of its waste, the highest rate of any major U.S. City.

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