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The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy Announces its Global Impact

At COP22, Local Leaders Showcase their Commitment to Accelerating Global Progress on Climate Change Report Demonstrates that Cities Must be At the Forefront of Global Climate Investments Marrakech, November 14, 2016 – Today, during the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakech, local leaders from 7,100 … read more

The Compact of Mayors, Alliance of Peaking Pioneer Cities sign MOU

COMPACT OF MAYORS, ALLIANCE OF PEAKING PIONEER CITIES ANNOUNCE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AT U.S.-CHINA CITIES SUMMIT Agreement signals cooperation, strengthening of global cities effort to combat climate change BEIJING, CHINA, JUNE 7, 2016—Today, the Compact of Mayors and the Alliance of Peaking Pioneer Cities (APPC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Second China-U.S. … read more

The Power Behind the Paris Climate Agreement

Recent analysis suggests that even modest improvements in city powers - or the level of control a city has over various sectors - could yield large benefits to the climate. Download ReportThe Power Behind the Paris Climate Agreementread more

Mike Bloomberg Addresses 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk

January 27, 2016 Today, Mike Bloomberg addressed the 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Mary Shapiro, former Chairperson of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. His remarks focused on the importance of cities in the fight against climate change. During his address, Bloomberg spoke about his work with … read more

Compact of Mayors and Partners React to the COP21 Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement marked the opening of an ambitious and historic pathway for addressing the negative impacts of climate change and it is already serving to empower those on the front lines of the fight. Mayors are already supporting national governments by taking bold action in their communities and tracking their progress transparently through the … read more

Leonardo DiCaprio Calls on Cities to Commit to the Compact of Mayors

“We are able to solve our greatest challenges when we find the will to work together.” Standing before hundreds of cities gathered at the Climate Summit for Local Leaders, Leonardo DiCaprio’s message rang loud and clear — that it is up to the collective action of mayors to change the course of history and act … read more

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