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Edmonton Declaration

The Edmonton Declaration is 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 and prioritize science-based decision-making that reinforces the targets in the Paris Agreement

Global Covenant of Mayors and World Bank Announce Partnership

The World Bank partners with the Global Covenant of Mayors and will lend $4.5 Billion USD to ensure 150 cities have the funds to implement initiatives to increase sustainability and resilience and fight climate change. The partnership brings together the largest global alliance of cities committed to tackling climate change with the world’s leading development institution. … read more

COP 23: GCoM Reports the Collective Impact of Committed Cities and Announces a New GHG Emissions Inventory Standard for Cities and Local Governments

At COP23, Global Covenant of Mayors Raises the Level of Ambition at the Subnational Level and Local Leaders Showcase their Commitment to Accelerating Global Progress on Climate Change Bonn, Germany, 12 November 2017 – Today, during the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Global Covenant of Mayors for … read more

Raising Global Climate Ambition Report

The Global Covenant of Mayors highlights the collective potential of over 7400 cities and local governments making voluntary commitments to take significant action. Learn more about the aggregate impact of GCoM cities through its new report.  

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