C40 in the News
VICE: These Ten Women Were Chosen to Be Our Next Climate Change Leaders
Women mayors and business leaders from some of the world’s biggest cities pledged to help them tackle climate change and deliver on the goals of the Paris climate agreement.
la Repubblica: Milano, parte la rivoluzione verde dei bus: "Stop ai mezzi a gasolio, nel 2030 saranno solo elettrici"
L'obiettivo è ambizioso: entro la fine del 2030 tutta la flotta del trasporto pubblico di Milano sarà elettrica, con 1.200 nuovi bus che sostituiranno quelli a gasolio e che porteranno a un taglio della produzione di anidride carbonica di quasi 75mila tonnellate l'anno, pari a meno 6 milioni di litri di gasolio.
La Vanguardia: El poder de las ciudades
The big cities of the world, associated in the C40, were the driving forces of the agreement against climate change in Paris. They have a total of 650 million inhabitants and have come together to share initiatives. In the United States, 300 mayors have pledged to comply with the agreement, against Trump's decision not to support him.
United States of Climate Change: Pushing Back on the Rollback
When the Trump administration announced it was rolling back Obama’s Clean Power Plan and withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, cities and states pushed back, few as forcefully as Chicago and Illinois.
La Nacion: Horacio Rodríguez Larreta: "Queremos aportar la agenda de desafíos urbanos al G-20"
El jefe de gobierno porteño y la alcaldesa de París, Anne Hidalgo, promueven una iniciativa con eje ambiental, pero también educativa y social, que elevarán a los líderes presidenciales.
LA Times: 'We must talk about the health aspects' of climate change, Schwarzenegger says
Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke in Paris as the founder of R20, a nonprofit based in Geneva that aims to help regional, state and local governments reduce their carbon emissions by developing clean energy sources. He met with the mayor, Anne Hidalgo.
Le Monde: Schwarzenegger soutient Anne Hidalgo dans son combat contre la voiture thermique
L’ex-gouverneur de Californie et la maire de Paris ont dévoilé une étude estimant qu’au moins 45 000 morts pourraient être évitées chaque année dans le monde avec la fin du diesel et de l’essence en ville.
Business Ghana: More efforts being made to address effects of climate change – Mayor of Accra
Various cities in Africa are collaborating to enhance disaster reduction efforts in their respective countries and to adapt to the changing climate. Many of such cities are represented at a three-day meeting being held in Accra under the theme: “C40 African Adaptation Forum Network”, to discuss and to set the right framework for ensuring that cities adapt to the challenges and opportunities that climate change presents.
VICE: We're Not Letting Trump's Policies Stop Our Cities from Fighting Climate Change
Throughout history, cities have been centers of innovation, progress and revolution—places where the future happens first. Research by the C40 network of cities revealed that delivering on the ambition of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change will require the world’s megacities to peak emissions as soon as 2020.
Reuters: Ten cities leading the way with innovative local action on climate change
Dar es Salaam, Auckland and the Rocky Mountains city of Fort Collins in the United States were among 10 cities honoured with awards this week for their efforts to reduce carbon emissions at a time when city initiatives are seen as crucial to meeting global climate change targets.