The Power Behind the Paris Climate Agreement

The Power Behind the Paris Climate Agreement

May 06, 2016

This week, almost 30 Compact of Mayors cities gathered at the United Nations Climate Action Summit 2016 in Washington, DC.

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A New Coalition for Urban Transitions to Help Cities Thrive

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A New Coalition for Urban Transitions to Help Cities Thrive

May 05, 2016

Today, as world leaders gather in Washington, D.C., they should focus on helping cities do even more, and act faster, to reduce emissions. By Mike Bloomberg, Mayor Anne Hidalgo, and Mayor Eduardo Paes

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We’ve been mayors of New York, Paris and Rio. We know climate action starts with cities.

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We’ve been mayors of New York, Paris and Rio. We know climate action starts with cities.

May 05, 2016

If we want to reduce emissions, cities are key. But they need to be empowered if they are to have an impact. By Mike Bloomberg, Mayor Anne Hidalgo, Mayor Eduardo Paes

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The Power Behind the Paris Climate Agreement

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The Power Behind the Paris Climate Agreement

May 05, 2016

Recent analysis suggests that even modest improvements in city powers – or the level of control a city has over various sectors – could yield large benefits to the climate.

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Unlocking Climate Action in Megacities

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Unlocking Climate Action in Megacities

May 05, 2016

Unlocking Climate Action in Megacities: The City Practitioners’ View presents the barriers to climate action and identifies issues for discussion that can contribute to unlocking city governments’ potential to address climate change.

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

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

May 05, 2016

Two reports, released by C40 and the Compact of Mayors, identify the challenges mayors face in achieving their city’s climate ambitions and provides practical approaches to overcome these barriers.

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Une nouvelle coalition pour la transition de nos villes

Une nouvelle coalition pour la transition de nos villes

May 04, 2016

Alors que les leaders mondiaux se réunissent aujourd’hui à Washington, Michael Bloomberg, Anne Hidalgo, et Eduardo Paes* appellent les gouvernements à prendre des mesures favorables à la réduction d’émissions de carbone dans les villes.

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Training the Trainer: Moving from Commitment to Compliance with the Compact of Mayors

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Training the Trainer: Moving from Commitment to Compliance with the Compact of Mayors

April 29, 2016

Over 50 representatives from Compact of Mayors partner organizations gathered at Bloomberg’s Headquarters in New York City for a week long workshop.

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