Tag: C40

  • “Why we support the Global Climate Strikes”

    “Why we support the Global Climate Strikes”

    Young people are telling us that the climate emergency demands an emergency response. We couldn’t agree more. Mayor of Paris & Chair of C40 Cities, Anne Hidalgo; Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio; Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, and Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen today released the following statement in support of the […]

  • If You Are Rich You Can Pollute

    If You Are Rich You Can Pollute

    Sweeping government measures intended to protect the environment often put an economic strain on the poor. When I moved to Latvia in 2008, one of my first memories was going to a local supermarket and noticing people leaving the store carrying groceries in their hands.  One carrying an apple, another with a carton of kefir […]

  • Urban Climate Policies Can Create Nearly 14 Million Jobs in Cities

    Urban Climate Policies Can Create Nearly 14 Million Jobs in Cities

    29,000 premature deaths could be prevented each year in the EU; 115,000 in China and 270,000 premature deaths could be prevented in South Asia. As cities around the world accelerate efforts to meet their commitments to the Paris Agreement, new research from C40 Cities, The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy and the NewClimate […]

  • C40 Launches Competition for Global Cities to a Sustainable Future

    15 of the world’s great cities launched an unprecedented global competition to drive carbon neutral and resilient urban regeneration. Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40 C40’s Reinventing Cities initiative has already identified 46 underutilized spaces to redevelop, including several empty plots and abandoned buildings, a former airport, historical mansions, underused car parks, and […]

  • Cities Commit to become Emissions Neutral by 2050

    The mayors of 25 pioneering cities, representing 150 million citizens, have pledged to develop and begin implementing more ambitious climate action plans before the end of 2020 to deliver emissions neutral and climate resilient cities by 2050. These plans will ensure the cities deliver on their share of emissions reductions required to realize the ambition of […]

  • Anne Hidalgo and Arnold Schwarzenegger Announce Collaboration in Climate Change Fight

    Anne Hidalgo during the C40 Cities Women4Climate event in New York City C40 Cities and R20 Regions of Climate Action agree to work together to ensure implementation of the Paris Agreement Organisations led by the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, two of the world’s most powerful advocates for action […]