At COP23, Global Covenant of Mayors Raises the Level of Ambition at the Subnational Level and Local Leaders Showcase their Commitment to Accelerating Global Progress on Climate Change Bonn, Germany, 12 November 2017 – Today, during the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Global Covenant of Mayors for … read more
The Global Covenant of Mayors highlights the collective potential of over 7400 cities and local governments making voluntary commitments to take significant action. Learn more about the aggregate impact of GCoM cities through its new report.
For the first time, representatives from more than 80 of the world’s largest cities have revealed the barriers that are limiting their ambitions to tackle climate change, in a new analysis released today by C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40). Unlocking Climate Action in Megacities also presents a corresponding set of innovative and replicable solutions … read more
Global Covenant of Mayors Co-Chairs Michael R. Bloomberg and European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic highlighted the important role that cities will have to play in delivering the Paris Agreement to tackle climate change. Speaking at the Sustainable Energy for All event in New York, Bloomberg, Sefcovic and Vice Chair Christiana Figueres said that cities … read more
Current and Former Executive Secretaries of the UNFCCC Patricia Espinosa and Christiana Figueres, along with global mayors, will work to steer course of the largest city-led coalition of local leaders committed to climate action Mexico City, December 1, 2016 – Today, during the C40 Cities Mayors Summit, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate … read more
Mexico City, December 1, 2016 – Today, during the C40 Cities Mayors Summit, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, Michael R. Bloomberg, and Vice President of the European Commission, Maroš Šefčovič, announced the global mayoral board leadership for the newly created Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy. The appointed city-led … read more