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Cities and National Governments Partner on EUR 100M City Climate Finance Gap Fund

Cities and National Governments Partner on EUR 100M City Climate Finance Gap Fund Multi-stakeholder initiative has potential to unlock EUR 4BN in financing climate action in cities 22 September 2019, New York –– The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate, together with the Governments of Germany and Luxembourg, today announced the launch of the City … read more

New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

CONTACT: urbantransitions@gpg.com  New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities Low-carbon measures in cities could reduce urban emissions by nearly 90% and support 87 million jobs annually by 2030 National governments must prioritise zero-carbon cities today in order to secure economic prosperity and high living standards tomorrow New … read more

MEDIA ADVISORY: Press Call to Preview New Research: National Governments Can Capture Major Economic Benefits by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

Featuring: Christiana Figueres; Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; Minister Svenja Schulze and Lord Nicholas Stern On September 17, 2019 at 10:00 EDT (16:00 CEST), the Coalition for Urban Transitions will host an embargoed press call to preview its new report, which finds significant economic, social and environmental benefits for national governments that take a lead … read more

Collaboration to Accelerate Climate Action by Bringing Cities and National Governments Together on Research and Innovation Agenda

  Mission Innovation and Global Covenant of Mayors Enter into Formal Collaboration Collaboration to Accelerate Climate Action by Bringing Cities and National Governments Together on Research and Innovation Agenda May 28, 2019, Vancouver –– Mission Innovation and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy today announced their commitment to strengthen collaboration and build deeper … read more

Global Climate City Challenge supports climate action projects around the world

Global Climate City Challenge supports climate action projects around the world May 23, 2019 145 project applications received with total investment opportunities of over 5 billion euro First 20 shortlisted cities have investment potential of 1.4 billion euro Project proposals range from e-mobility, waste to energy, urban greening, resilience and climate adaptation measures First round … read more

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