By Joshua S Hill A new pilot initiative, the Global Climate City Challenge, will seek to address technical preparation and financing for cities across the world to strengthen investment in green projects and programs essential to improving regional resilience to climate change. The new initiative was launched on the sidelines of the Global Climate Action … read more
This report, co-authored by the C40 Cities Finance Facility, CDP, and in collaboration with the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, is the first-ever in-depth analysis of infrastructure projects around climate change in cities.
By Jack Aldane The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) will release a new framework for reporting urban greenhouse gas emissions in cities in 2019. Amanda Eichel, Executive Director of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy The new framework will sync climate data from cities around the world and make data … read more
Local authorities and companies are crucial if global carbon-emissions targets are to be met SUPPOSE Britain’s prime minister ordered civil servants to make the world’s fifth-biggest economy fully carbon-neutral by 2045, and thereafter to extract more greenhouse gases from the atmosphere than it emits. In a sense that is what happened on September 10th, when … read more
Mayors of the world’s greatest cities have reaffirmed their commitment to delivering on the highest ambitions of the Paris Agreement. Through a series of bold pledges, unveiled at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, cities are committing to the specific climate action and policies needed to keep global temperature rise to below 1.5℃.
The Global Climate City Challenge launched in San Francisco will address key technical and financing barriers to strengthen investment in green projects and programmes essential to improve resilience to a changing climate in cities home to millions of people.
Connecting small and mid-size cities with vital GHG emissions data is the first step in enabling them to take the science-based climate action needed to increase urban resilience and improve the well being of citizens, Šefčovič says. By New Europe Online/KG Leading up to the Global Climate Action Summit, the Global Covenant of Mayors for … read more