Mayors, Business Leaders and Investors Promote Role of Women & Minorities at 3rd-Annual Financing Sustainable Cities Forum
At the 3rd-Annual Financing Sustainable Cities Forum in New York today, city officials and business leaders focused on how greater representation of women and minorities in the financial sector can help companies and cities achieve their sustainability goals.
10 innovative projects to contribute to better air quality in Paris
Paris&Co’s Urban Lab, AirParif and the City of Paris unveiled the 10 winning “Air Quality” experimentation projects.
Press Release: City of Paris passes its new Air Quality, Energy & Climate Action Plan
Paris will be a carbon neutral city and 100% powered by renewable energy by 2050, after the Paris City Council unanimously adopted a new Air Quality, Energy & Climate Action Plan (Plan Climat Air Energie territoriale, PCAET). A major a citizen consultation procedure will now be launched to allow every Parisian to participate in the implementation phase of this plan.
Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson Leads New Call to Climate Change Action for Mayors
The Mayor of Edmonton, Don Iveson, is asking global mayors to join the Edmonton Declaration that will commit them to urgent evidence-based action on climate change.
PRESS RELEASE: World Scientists, Local Leaders Map Research Agenda for Cities and Climate Change for Coming Years
The CitiesIPCC Cities and Climate Change Science Conference, hosted by the City of Edmonton, culminated today with the establishment of a global blueprint to better understand climate change, its impacts on cities, and the critical role localities play in solving this challenge.
PRESS RELEASE: CitiesIPCC Partners Announce Agreement to Carry Forward Cities & Science Agenda
On the last day of the CitiesIPCC Cities and Climate Change Science Conference in Edmonton, 10 of the leading urban and scientific global organizations presented “The Science We Need for the Cities We Want: Working together to implement the global research agenda on cities and climate change," a joint statement describing how they will work together to support the implementation of the global research agenda on cities and climate change.
PRESS RELEASE: New analysis shows cities have bigger opportunity to reduce global emissions if they address consumption
New C40 research released at the Cities IPCC Cities and Climate Change Science Conference takes a different look at city emissions, based on the goods and services consumed by urban citizens, including food, clothing, electronics, construction and air travel. It reveals C40 cities have a 60% larger carbon footprint than previously estimated, giving mayors a greater opportunity to deliver on Paris Agreement goals.
PRESS RELEASE: CitiesIPCC Conference Opens With Global Call for Collaboration and Science-Based Solutions
Today, scientists, policymakers, researchers, and development experts opened the inaugural CitiesIPCC Cities and Climate Change Science Conference in Edmonton, Canada. The conference is a unified call to advance global understanding of climate change, its impacts on cities, and the critical role localities play in solving this challenge.
Global Women Mayors and Business Leaders Honor Future Climate Leaders in Mexico City at 2nd Annual Women4Climate Conference
At today’s 2nd annual Women4Climate conference, mayors, business leaders, citizens, and changemakers from around the world gathered to advance a shared global agenda that spans education, innovation, and economic equality and highlights the critical role of women in acting on climate change. They also honored the 10 young women climate leaders selected to be part of Mexico City’s Women4Climate Mentorship Programme, which matches mayors, committed leaders from the business sector, international organizations and civil society with the unstoppable women leaders of tomorrow.
Les Dirigeantes et Femmes Maires du monde Entier Honorent le Futures Leaders du Climat à 2ème Conferénce Annuelle Women4Climate
Lors de la deuxième conférence annuelle Women4Climate, aujourd'hui, des femmes maires, chefs d'entreprise, citoyennes et actrices du changement du monde entier se sont rassemblées pour faire avancer un programme mondial commun alliant éducation, innovation et opportunités économiques, tout en soulignant le rôle crucial des femmes dans la lutte contre le changement climatique. Elles ont également mis à l’honneur les jeunes femmes leaders de l'action climatique, sélectionnées dans le cadre du programme de mentorat Women4Climate à Paris et Mexico. Maires, dirigeantes du secteur privé, et d'organisations internationales, société civile, y prennent part pour préparer aux plus hautes responsabilités, la nouvelle génération d’héroïnes du climat.