One third of C40 Cities network have seen their greenhouse gas emissions fall over a 5 year period achieving at least a 10% reduction on their peak emissions.
Data reveals concrete evidence that many cities are on schedule to achieve 2020 milestone crucial to delivering their share of Paris Agreement goals.
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Mayors of the world's largest cities, representing hundreds of millions of citizens, have launched a petition urging G20 heads of state and heads of government to deliver on their commitments to tackle climate change under the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
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Mayors of the world’s major cities have called for national governments and international financial institutions to help finance low-carbon and sustainable projects. These reforms are crucial for implementing the New Urban Agenda and meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The C40 Cities Call for Action on Ada ColaubusinessC40Enrique PeñalosaenvironmentHelen FernándezinfrastructureinnovationLow CarbonManuela CarmenMauricio RodasmayorsMiguel Ángel ManceraMunicipal Infrastructure FinanceNew Urban AgendaOrrego LarraíntechnologyWWF Read More
16 October 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged Mayors across the world to “take strong ownership” of a new global agenda for sustainable development in the towns and cities they represent.
Speaking to a gathering of some 400 mayors, representatives of local authorities and urban partner organizations, Mr. 2030 agendaGoal 11habitat iiiinfrastructuremayorsNew Urban AgendaSDG'sSmart CitiesTransportUNESCO Read More