C40 in the News
Financial Times: Eight EU countries call for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050
Eight EU countries have asked heads of fellow member states to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a net-zero level by 2050 and dedicate 25 per cent of the bloc’s next seven-year budget to projects fighting climate change.
Cities Today: C40 calls for a development bank for cities
Cities must have direct access to international climate funds if they are to contribute to the fight against climate change, according to a new report from C40 and Overseas Development Institute, which calls for the creation of a development bank for cities.
Evening Standard: Extinction Rebellion protests: Sadiq Khan tells activists, 'we're doing what we can'
London Mayor Sadiq Khan told Extinction Rebellion representatives "we're doing what we can" in a meeting to discuss tackling climate change.
U.S. News & World Report: How an Evolving Movement Pushed NYC to Address the Climate Crisis
As significant as New York City's buildings efficiency measure, which proponents say is the most stringent in the world, is the growth of the climate movement that made it possible.
Global News: ‘Time is running out and we need to act’: Montreal wants to ban single-use plastics by 2020
The City of Montreal says it is working on a bylaw to ban certain single-use products—including plastic straws and cutlery, plastic and Styrofoam glasses and Styrofoam packaging—by the spring of 2020.
210 European Mayors Demand EU Emissions Peak by 2020, Halve by 2030 and Reach Net-Zero by 2050
Mayors call on European Council and Member States to commit to long-term climate strategy and binding, ambitious emission reduction targets.
Lord Mayor of Sydney launches mentorship program to empower next generation of women climate leaders
Lord Mayor Clover Moore today announced Sydney will launch a new mentoring scheme to support the next generation of women climate leaders.
Chinese Cities Commit to the Paris Agreement
Danish Municipalities Invited to Take Lead in Climate Action
20 Danish municipalities now have the opportunity to update or develop ambitious climate action plans with the help of the world's leading cities network – C40. Supported by Realdania, the project DK2020, is designed to boost the implementation of the Paris Agreement in Denmark sharing best practices and resources between cities and municipalities.
Mayors Support Call for Urgent Climate Action by FridaysForFuture Protestors
Mayors of Paris, Milan, Sydney, Austin, Philadelphia, Portland, Oslo, Barcelona & Montreal invite leaders of student climate protests to work with them to ramp up climate action