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C40 Cities mayors urge G20 leaders to accelerate climate action

C40 Cities mayors

Mayors of the world’s largest cities, representing hundreds of millions of citizens, have launched a petition urging G20 heads of state and heads of government to deliver on their commitments to tackle climate change under the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The petition highlights the urgent need of taking climate action at all levels, and reaffirms the commitment of cities to implement ...

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Montréal Declaration: 140 mayors express commitment to Paris goals


One hundred and forty mayors of the world’s largest cities have expressed their commitment implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement at a meeting in Montréal, Canada, and pledged city leadership on climate action. Almost 60 percent of the world’s population already lives in urban regions, and this proportion is constantly increasing. The lion’s share of heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions is ...

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Women mayors pledge to support climate action


Women mayors from some of the world’s greatest cities and women business leaders have committed to use their growing global power to tackle climate change and deliver on the ambition of the Paris Agreement. Meeting on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the inaugural Women4Climate conference in New York City, the mayors of Paris, Mexico City, Durban, Cape Town and Caracas, pledged to ...

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Mayors to G20: Build low-carbon world

Makati Mayor Abby Binay

Participants at the recently concluded Seoul Mayors Forum on Climate Change, which held recently in Seoul City Hall in Korea, presented an open letter to leaders at the G20 Summit that ended on Monday in Hangzhou, China. The mayors from the G20 country cities are calling on the leaders to build a low-carbon and non-violent world. Excerpts: We, mayors of ...

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Cities support climate plans, urban agenda

Seoul Mayors Forum

The Seoul Mayors Forum on Climate Change, which took place on 1 to 2 September 2016 in Seoul City Hall in Korea, focused on how leading local government coalitions – the Compact of Mayors and newly formed Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy – relate to the Paris Agreement, as well as the New Urban Agenda to be adopted at the Habitat III Conference. The Forum featured discussions among ...

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