The Paris Agreement on climate is a framework for countries to limit their greenhouse-gas emissions and contain the impact of global warming. Mayors were among the loudest voices lobbying in favor of the agreement, which entered into force in November, 2016. And cities will have an enormous role in its implementation, as they are simultaneously the source of 70 percent of greenhouse-gas emissions, and also where the most innovative low-carbon solutions are being implemented.
- Scroll down below to see all of Citiscope’s ongoing coverage of how cities are working toward implementation of the Paris Agreement.
- For background, see our story on the questions cities face as the Paris Agreement turned one.