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City Climate Finance Gap Fund completes first year of operation with support to 33 cities

Washington/ Luxembourg, 23 September 2021 – The City Climate Finance Gap Fund (the Gap Fund) has approved technical assistance for 33 cities across the developing world since its operational launch in September 2020, filling a critical gap in technical assistance funding to help cities turn their climate ambitions into finance-ready projects. Marking its one-year operational launch anniversary today, … 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

Join Cities Race to Zero & Cities Race to Resilience!

Cities Race to Zero The Race to Zero is a global campaign run by the COP26 Presidency and High-Level Climate Champions to rally leadership and support from businesses, cities, regions and investors for a healthy, resilient, zero carbon transition that prevents future threats, creates decent jobs, and unlocks inclusive, sustainable growth. The objective is to … read more

Asia Pacific Cities Race to COP26 – 8th July 2021

This event will serve as the official launch of the Cities Race to Resilience. The Cities Race to Resilience is the official track for cities to join the UNFCCC Climate Champions Race to Resilience campaign which launched in January 2021. The Cities Race to Resilience has been brought together by several city networks and organisations … read more

REGIONAL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION FOR CITY CLIMATE ACTION – GLOBAL SYNTHESIS REPORT

This report, presented to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, summarises and compares findings on city climate action, research, and innovation priorities and activities across 10 regions spanning the globe. The Connected Cities Lab, in collaboration with Ironbark Sustainability, developed a database of city actions from 98 climate change mitigation and adaptation … read more
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