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New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

CONTACT:  New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities Low-carbon measures in cities could reduce urban emissions by nearly 90% and support 87 million jobs annually by 2030 National governments must prioritise zero-carbon cities today in order to secure economic prosperity and high living standards tomorrow New … read more

This is what cities need to do by 2050 to meet climate goals

By 2050, most people will live in cities. A new report lays out the ways to keep their emissions in check. BY ALEJANDRA BORUNDA By 2050, about 70 percent of the world’s population will go about their daily lives in cities. They’ll do all the things that make up a quotidian life: eating, traveling from home to … read more

Climate Emergency, Urban Opportunity Report

Climate Emergency, Urban Opportunity is a new report from the Coalition for Urban Transitions,  an urban-focused initiative with 36 diverse stakeholders across five continents, that aims to support national governments’ efforts to unlock the economic and social benefits of inclusive, zero-carbon cities. Climate Emergency, Urban Opportunity quantifies the social, environmental, and economic benefits available to … read more

MEDIA ADVISORY: Press Call to Preview New Research: National Governments Can Capture Major Economic Benefits by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

Featuring: Christiana Figueres; Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; Minister Svenja Schulze and Lord Nicholas Stern On September 17, 2019 at 10:00 EDT (16:00 CEST), the Coalition for Urban Transitions will host an embargoed press call to preview its new report, which finds significant economic, social and environmental benefits for national governments that take a lead … read more

Meet Climate Action’s New Superalliance – How these mayors and ministers from around the world are fast-tracking energy tech to tackle the climate emergency.

The IPCC's 2018 Special Report warns of dramatic consequences by 2040 if global warming reaches 1.5°C. In response, citizens have made their voices louder than ever, and national governments in turn are beginning to mobilize. The constant threat of climate change, plus shifting energy needs and accelerating technological innovations, demands an unprecedented collective response at … read more

Steering Committee of CoM Japan inaugurated on August 8th 2019

Tokyo, Japan. On the 8th of August, the Steering Committee of the “Covenant of Mayors Japan” had its formal debut. The Steering Committee is composed of ten members, including several mayors and representatives of relevant Japanese organisations: besides the mayors of the cities of Niseko, Tokorozawa, Kaga, Toyohashi, Kyoto, Yosano, and Goto, deputies from the … read more

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