Mayors of 10 Latin American Cities Commit to Delivering their Share of the Paris Agreement
Buenos Aires; Curitiba; Guadalajara; Lima; Medellín; Mexico City; Quito; Rio de Janeiro; Salvador & São Paulo today revealed their commitment to bold climate action and pledged to deliver on their share of the Paris Agreement. These commitments were ratified today in Quito, at the launch of the C40 Climate Action Planning Latin America Programme.
Lisbon and Hangzhou Affirm Global Leadership in Climate Action by Joining C40 Cities
Two great world cities join the C40 network, committing to deliver on the highest ambition of the Paris Agreement
Mayor launches world’s largest air quality monitoring network in London
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today launched the world’s most advanced and comprehensive network of air quality monitors to help investigate and improve London’s toxic air.
10 Women4Climate Tech Challenge Finalists Announced
C40’s global competition celebrates women innovators and helps accelerate technological solutions to climate change
C40 and Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator launch new partnership to help cities accelerate climate solutions through private sector collaboration
C40 and Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) are partnering to help cities around the world embrace innovation and accelerate climate solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This new partnership will first embark on research to inform how start-ups, entrepreneurs and corporate innovation can scale up and deliver solutions for cities to limit global warming to 1.5°C, the target identified in the Paris Climate Agreement.
EU Judges Overturn Lax ‘Dieselgate’ Emissions Laws in Huge Legal Win for Cities of Paris, Brussels & Madrid
The General Court of the European Union upholds action brought by cities: annuls in part the European Commission’s regulation setting excessively high NOx emission limits tests introduced following Dieselgate scandal
Paris, Bruxelles et Madrid mettent fin au permis de polluer de la Commission européenne
Le Tribunal de l’Union européenne a aujourd’hui confirmé que les villes de Paris, Bruxelles et Madrid pouvaient contester les règlements sur les émissions des véhicules fixés par la Commission européenne et adoptés par les gouvernements des États membres.
New report summarizes what the IPCC 1.5°C Special Report means for Cities
18 IPCC lead authors from the 5 chapters of the 1.5°C Special Report summarize key information for cities, with help from city practitioners and NGOs.
New Research Gives Cities Plans to Tackle GHG Emissions & Air Pollution Simultaneously
C40 research highlights actions that could yield an 87% reduction in GHG emissions, a 49% reduction in PM2.5 levels, 223,000 premature deaths averted and up to $583 billion in economic benefit
New Sustainable Infrastructure Coming To 9 Cities As C40 Cities Finance Facility Announces Support For Transformational Projects
Nine cities will receive specialist financial advice and bespoke support from leading global experts to develop sustainable infrastructure projects from great ideas and plans into fully financed reality. The Colombian cities of Bogotá, Bucaramanga, Cali, Montería, along with Tshwane, South Africa; Quito, Ecuador; Curitiba, Brazil; Quezon City, The Philippines; and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, will receive support over the next two years from the C40 Cities Finance Facility.