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Mike Bloomberg Addresses 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk

January 27, 2016 Today, Mike Bloomberg addressed the 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Mary Shapiro, former Chairperson of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. His remarks focused on the importance of cities in the fight against climate change. During his address, Bloomberg spoke about his work with … read more

Compact of Mayors and Partners React to the COP21 Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement marked the opening of an ambitious and historic pathway for addressing the negative impacts of climate change and it is already serving to empower those on the front lines of the fight. Mayors are already supporting national governments by taking bold action in their communities and tracking their progress transparently through the … read more

Leonardo DiCaprio Calls on Cities to Commit to the Compact of Mayors

“We are able to solve our greatest challenges when we find the will to work together.” Standing before hundreds of cities gathered at the Climate Summit for Local Leaders, Leonardo DiCaprio’s message rang loud and clear — that it is up to the collective action of mayors to change the course of history and act … read more

Michael R. Bloomberg and European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici Announce Historic Partnership Between the Compact of Mayors and the Covenant of Mayors

Partnership Brings Together Coalitions Dedicated to Building on Local City Climate Action and Highlights the Significance of City Level Commitments During Climate Summit for Local Leaders PARIS, FRANCE, DECEMBER 4, 2015— Today, during COP21 and in conjunction with the Climate Summit for Local Leaders, Michael R. Bloomberg, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, founder … read more

Cities and Nations Must Align Policies to Achieve a Low-Carbon Future

A new research report, “What cities do best: piecing together an efficient global climate governance,” released today explores how city actions to combat climate change will be enhanced and expedited with support from national governments. The report notes that greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions in urban areas will require concerted actions at all levels of … read more

Canadian Cities Explore Additional Measures for Achieving Low Carbon Future

New report highlights current progress, existing challenges and further opportunities for low-carbon development in Canadian cities A new research report, “Low Carbon Futures in Canada: The Role of Urban Climate Change Mitigation” released today explores Canadian cities’ commitments to urban GHG emissions reduction efforts and outlines concrete opportunities for further action, including shifting focus beyond … read more

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