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Bloomberg, Šefčovič and Figueres discuss how cities can lead on climate change

April 4, 2017

Global Covenant of Mayors Co-Chairs Michael R. Bloomberg and European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic highlighted the important role that cities will have to play in delivering the Paris Agreement to tackle climate change. Speaking

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Co-Chairs Bloomberg and Šefčovič announce Global Covenant of Mayors leadership

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Co-Chairs Bloomberg and Šefčovič announce Global Covenant of Mayors leadership

December 1, 2016

Current and Former Executive Secretaries of the UNFCCC Patricia Espinosa and Christiana Figueres, along with global mayors, will work to steer course of the largest city-led coalition of local leaders committed to climate action Mexico

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The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy Announces its Global Impact

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The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy Announces its Global Impact

November 13, 2016

At COP22, Local Leaders Showcase their Commitment to Accelerating Global Progress on Climate Change Report Demonstrates that Cities Must be At the Forefront of Global Climate Investments Marrakech, November 14, 2016 – Today, during the

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The importance of an integrated approach to city climate finance

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The importance of an integrated approach to city climate finance

November 14, 2016

Cities have long been willing partners in advancing the mission embodied by the Paris Agreement, and have organized their efforts through a multitude of global and regional city networks and initiatives, local action, and collective

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Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes discusses local climate initiatives

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Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes discusses local climate initiatives

September 09, 2015

Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro – the first fully compliant city of the Compact of Mayors – is committed to taking action.

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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo discusses city’s commitment to climate action

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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo discusses city’s commitment to climate action

July 01, 2015

Mayor Anne Hidalgo is committed to taking action.

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City groups unite over climate change

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City groups unite over climate change

June 22, 2016

Two international organizations of cities — the European Union’s Covenant of Mayors and the United Nations’ Compact of Mayors — announced an alliance Wednesday to tackle climate change.

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Our new alliance unites 600m city dwellers in fight against climate change

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Our new alliance unites 600m city dwellers in fight against climate change

June 22, 2016

Cities are huge carbon emitters but are ideally placed to tackle climate change. Michael Bloomberg on how the Global Covenant can give them the tools to do so.

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