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American Society of Civil Engineers and Global Covenant of Mayors Announce Collaboration to Advance Global Sustainable Infrastructure Solutions

American Society of Civil Engineers and Global Covenant of Mayors Announce Collaboration to Advance Global Sustainable Infrastructure Solutions Engineers join forces with largest global alliance for city climate leadership to accelerate the development of future-proof infrastructure 10 December 2019, Madrid –– Today at COP25, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy jointly announced … read more

European Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal Frans Timmermans named Co-Chair of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

European Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal Frans Timmermans named Co-Chair of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy World’s largest alliance of more than 10,000 cities will continue work to tackle the climate crisis with support of European Commission and Bloomberg Philanthropies 10 December 2019, Madrid –– Today at COP25, … read more

Media Advisory: GCoM to host a press announcement with Co-Chair Michael R. Bloomberg and European Commission Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal Frans Timmermans on the next phase of the GCoM (10/12 in Madrid at 11:30 am CET)

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) to host a press announcement with GCoM Co-Chair Michael R. Bloomberg and European Commission Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal Frans Timmermans on the next phase of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy on Tuesday, December 10 in Madrid at 11:30 … read more

10,000+ cities rally to show that Paris targets can be met: New report from Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy finds a 60% surge in annual potential emissions reduction across cities and local governments

10,000+ cities rally to show that Paris targets can be met: New report from Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy finds a 60% surge in annual potential emissions reduction across cities and local governments 9 December 2019, Madrid –– Today, at the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the UN Framework Convention on … read more

The City Climate Gap Fund

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 and Energy, together with the Governments of Germany and Luxembourg, today announced the launch of … 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

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