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New Summary for Urban Policymakers Initiative Announced

Climate change science that is shaping urban policy, and the future of our cities Glasgow, United Kingdom (November 11, 2021): Today, several of the world’s leading climate change scientists came together with city and business leaders, global NGOs and national governments to announce a new initiative, the Summary for Urban Policymakers (SUP) that will present … read more

‘Further and Faster Together,’ The Global Covenant of Mayors Shows How Ambitious City Climate Action Accelerates and Supports Efforts of National Governments

Cities and local governments are quickly achieving ambitious climate goals and acting increasingly as a driving force for emissions reductions progress for national governments  Continued local action at the necessary scope and scale depends on coordination and integration with national and regional governments  GLASGOW, SCOTLAND (09 November 2021): Today, at the 26th Conference of the … read more

GLOBAL COVENANT OF MAYORS, EUROPEAN COMMISSION, JOINT PROGRAMMING INITIATIVE URBAN EUROPE AND PARTNERS LAUNCH URBAN TRANSITIONS MISSION TO ADVANCE URBAN ENVIRONMENTS’ ADOPTION OF AFFORDABLE AND RELIABLE CLEAN ENERGY SOLUTIONS

The Mission Innovation ‘Urban Transitions’ mission will provide roadmaps for urban environments to deliver clean energy innovation GLASGOW, SCOTLAND (09 November 2021): Today, at the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM), the European Commission, Joint Programming … read more

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change joins as co-sponsor for the Innovate4Cities climate change conference

The co-hosts of the upcoming international Innovate4Cities (I4C) Conference, UN-Habitat and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM), are delighted to announce the co-sponsorship of the event by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The global virtual I4C Conference covering Science and Innovation partnerships driving inclusive, resilient, and climate-neutral cities, runs … read more

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