Mayor Mohamed Sefiani on Intermediary Cities: Crucial for Climate Action

August 21, 2018

Intermediary cities play a unique and crucial role in the fight against climate change. These cities account for 30 percent of the world’s urban population, a figure estimated to rise to 50 percent in 20

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The Future We Don’t Want: Billions of urban citizens at risk of climate-related heatwaves, drought, flooding, food shortages and blackouts by 2050

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The Future We Don’t Want: Billions of urban citizens at risk of climate-related heatwaves, drought, flooding, food shortages and blackouts by 2050

June 19, 2018

New research from C40 Cities, Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) and Acclimatise predicts how many urban residents will face potentially devastating heat waves, flooding and

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Join the One Planet Charter and let’s step up climate action in 2018!

Join the One Planet Charter and let’s step up climate action in 2018!

June 12, 2018

The One Planet Charter – announced in December 2017 at the One Planet Summit in Paris, celebrating the two-year anniversary of ratifying the Paris Agreement – signifies a major commitment campaign to help local governments Read story

Mayor Jaiman Upadhyay, Rajkot, India, on Integrated Planning and Scientific Data

June 1, 2018

The impacts of climate change are already felt all over the world, in rich and poor, developed and emerging countries. In cities around the globe, these impacts are felt most deeply, from rising seas in

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International Ministers And Mayors Discuss “Innovate4cities – A Global Climate Action Accelerator” In Malmö

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International Ministers And Mayors Discuss “Innovate4cities – A Global Climate Action Accelerator” In Malmö

May 23, 2018

Innovate4cities – a Global Climate Action Accelerator – will accelerate climate innovation and reinforce the importance of cities’ needs in national research agendas.

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Sign the Edmonton Declaration

May 23, 2018

Sign the Edmonton Declaration - a bold call-to-action for cities of all sizes to seriously consider the role of scientific research and data in building ambitious climate action plans. The Declaration, first presented in March Read story
Global Covenant of Mayors launches regional chapter in South Asia to help build more climate resilient cities

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Global Covenant of Mayors launches regional chapter in South Asia to help build more climate resilient cities

May 5, 2018

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, within the context of the South Asian Cities Summit, launched a regional chapter for South Asia in New Delhi, India. GCoM-South Asia aims to support the

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Interview with Mayor Rodas, Quito, Ecuador, on Urban Finance

April 27, 2018

What are the major hurdles for a city such as Quito to access finance for the implementation of its climate action commitments? Cities such as Quito have already proven to be central to the fight against

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