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Green investment by Canadian cities could create three million jobs
12 Apr 2021
Analysis by C40 Cities highlights the economic and health benefits for Canadians of investing in city-led efforts to secure a green and just recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mayors call on the G20 to deliver green, just and local recovery
09 Mar 2021
The mayors of Milan and Rome highlight the imperative for G20 countries to use recovery funding in a way that advances, not hinders, ambitious and equitable climate action ahead of COP26.
Cities urged to consider green banks to deliver a green and just recovery
13 Nov 2020
C40 Cities has published a guide on why and how cities should explore this sustainable approach to financing, based on the experiences of major locally operating green banks.
Mayors warn that Covid stimulus funds must be directed at a green recovery
28 Oct 2020
In a statement released today, the C40 Global Mayors Covid-19 Recovery Task Force warned that a “high-carbon recovery” will accelerate climate breakdown, endanger public health, cost lives and sacrifice jobs.
C40 Cities unites global mayors and youth to tackle the climate emergency
07 Oct 2020
Recognising that the climate crisis demands new kinds of partnerships and ideas, the Global Youth and Mayors Forum is designed to ensure that all voices are represented in global decision-making.
Mayors put forward a 'green and just' Covid-19 recovery plan
17 Jul 2020
The C40 Cities network has announced its agenda for delivering a sustainable and equitable recovery plan from the pandemic and calls for support for the vision from national government.
Danish municipalities launch ambitious climate action plans
01 Jul 2020
Samsø and Sønderborg have launched their strategies as part of the Danish Deadline 2020 project, DK2020, which is aligned with the Paris Agreement.
Global mayors come together to lead Covid-19 recovery task force
29 Apr 2020
Chaired by the mayor of Milan, the task force has been established to drive forward an economic recovery that improves public health, reduces inequality and addresses the climate crisis.
Global mayors launch Covid-19 recovery task force
17 Apr 2020
The C40 Cities initiative was unveiled during a virtual meeting of mayors and city leaders from 25 countries who will come together to share knowledge and expertise.
Los Angeles confronts climate change on the streets
29 Oct 2019
The city has launched the first of 10 projects that aim to lower neighbourhood temperatures and advance the goals of the LA mayor’s Green New Deal.
Mayors back a Global Green New Deal
10 Oct 2019
Mayors from around the world are committing to help transfer global resources away from fossil fuels "into action" that averts the climate emergency.
Cities commit to ‘clean construction’ to cut building emissions by up to 44 per cent
09 Oct 2019
Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm have pledged to reduce emissions from construction as new research is released.
30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked
08 Oct 2019
Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.
Mayor calls upon national governments to join cities in climate action
24 Sep 2019
At the conclusion of the UN Climate Action Summit, chair of C40 and mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, urged all nation states to step up and commit to science-based targets.
Green development bank proposed for cities
01 May 2019
C40 Cities and the Overseas Development Institute are inviting feedback on a proposal for a new finance institution that would help cities fund green initiatives.
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
Advancing adoption of digital twin technology
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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