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Innovate4Cities Press Release

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy Introduces Innovate4Cities: A Cities-Driven Research and Innovation Agenda and Partnership with Google to Empower Cities Tackling Climate Change Innovate4Cities defines and addresses cities’ knowledge and innovation opportunities and creates partnerships between the scientific and academic community, businesses, and governments to deliver more ambitious urban climate action. … read more

Global Covenant of Mayors unveils new data framework for 2019

By Jack Aldane The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) will release a new framework for reporting urban greenhouse gas emissions in cities in 2019. Amanda Eichel, Executive Director of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy The new framework will sync climate data from cities around the world and make data … read more

California leads subnational efforts to curb climate change

Local authorities and companies are crucial if global carbon-emissions targets are to be met SUPPOSE Britain’s prime minister ordered civil servants to make the world’s fifth-biggest economy fully carbon-neutral by 2045, and thereafter to extract more greenhouse gases from the atmosphere than it emits. In a sense that is what happened on September 10th, when … read more

GCoM-EIB Launch Global Climate Change City Challenge

The Global Climate City Challenge launched in San Francisco will address key technical and financing barriers to strengthen investment in green projects and programmes essential to improve resilience to a changing climate in cities home to millions of people.

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