The Global Covenant for Mayors, the European Investment Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the World Bank Group announced an Invest4Cities Call to the global investment community worldwide to step up efforts to close the urban green investment gap by mobilizing up to US$ 6 billion from public and private investors – making public funds go further and greener.
Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson leads new call to climate change action for Mayors.
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
The City of Edmonton, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities hosted the Global Mayors Summit to lay the groundwork for science based, action-oriented policies at the city level to combat climate change.
A new initiative promises to accelerate engagement of the urban community in climate action, building on the synergy of sustainable urbanization and low-emission, resilient development.