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In Paris, mayors and celebrities join UN launch of report on boosting investment towards climate smart cities

2018-04-22T12:02:43-04:0004 Dec 2015|COP21, Goal 11: Sustainable Cities, Goal 13: Climate Action, Goal 9: industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, News|

Proven innovative policies and mechanisms are unlocking investment for much-needed climate-smart infrastructure in cities, according to a new report launched today at Paris City Hall by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and international partners.

Cities Define Key Obstacles to Achieving Climate Goals & Solutions to Overcome Them

2018-04-22T12:00:15-04:0005 May 2016|Goal 11: Sustainable Cities, News, Press material|

For the first time, representatives from more than 80 of the world’s largest cities have revealed the barriers that are limiting their ambitions to tackle climate change, in a new analysis released today by C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40). Unlocking Climate Action in Megacities also presents a corresponding set of innovative and replicable solutions to overcome these challenges.

UNEP report: Emissions to be limited by 2030 but more action needed

2016-01-18T17:06:25-04:0006 Nov 2015|COP21, Goal 13: Climate Action, News|

Existing policies and strong engagement by nations submitting their contributions ahead of the Paris climate meeting will limit anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030, but a new climate agreement can encourage further action to limit global temperature rise to 2°C by 2100, according to a new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report.