Global Climate City Challenge supports climate action projects around the world May 23, 2019 145 project applications received with total investment opportunities of over 5 billion euro First 20 shortlisted cities have investment potential of 1.4 billion euro Project proposals range from e-mobility, waste to energy, urban greening, resilience and climate adaptation measures First round … read more
Statement for Announcing the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy Board Members STATEMENT BY MAYOR OF HEIDELBERG, ECKART WÜRZNER, REGARDING CLIMATE LEADERSHIP ROLE WITH THE GLOBAL COVENANT OF MAYORS FOR CLIMATE & ENERGY Mayor Eckart Würzner will join the Board and support the actions of the alliance and its over 9,200+ signatories to … read more
Statement for Announcing the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy Board Members STATEMENT BY MAYOR OF ACCRA, MOHAMMED ADJEI SOWAH, REGARDING CLIMATE LEADERSHIP ROLE WITH THE GLOBAL COVENANT OF MAYORS FOR CLIMATE & ENERGY As board member, Mayor Mohammed Adjei Sowah will continue to make major strides in the fight against climate change … read more
African Development Bank hosts first-ever pan-African dialogue on achieving climate change goals for adaptation and mitigation ABIDJAN, Cote d’Ivoire 15 May, 2019 – While Africa enjoys unprecedented economic development and strong demographic and urban growth, large parts of the continent are also highly vulnerable and already face the dramatic consequences of climate change. Local … read more
Former Vancouver mayor’s first appearance in new position will be at end of May in Vancouver Former Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson has been appointed global ambassador for the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy. Brett Kobie, special advisor for communications with the Global Covenant for Mayors for Climate and Energy, says Robertson received the paid appointment … read more
Global Covenant of Mayors Appoints Gregor Robertson as Global Ambassador Former Vancouver Mayor Will Drive Global City Innovation and Investment Agenda in the Fight Against Climate Crisis May 6, 2019––The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy today announces that former Mayor of Vancouver Gregor Robertson has been appointed as Ambassador with a mandate … read more
By Ryan Heath Between March and September, EU Confidential will zoom in on climate and sustainability at least once a month under the label “EU Confidential Goes Green.” With the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change sounding the alarm and young protesters taking to the streets around the world to demand action, this series promises our … read more
The UN 2019 Climate Summit will convene on the theme ‘A Race We Can Win. A Race We Must Win,’ and seek to challenge states, regions, cities, companies, investors and citizens to step up action in six areas: energy transition, climate finance and carbon pricing, industry transition, nature-based solutions, cities and local action, and resilience.