Global goals. Local solutions.
Municipal governments are extending their reach into issues such as immigration, climate change and peacemaking, Devex reports.
Urban areas account for half the world’s population, but generate more than two-thirds of the fossil-fuel emissions, Clean Technica reports.
The mayor says it’s time for national governments gridlocked by partisanship to follow cities on issues such as fighting climate change and poverty and other issues, the New York Daily News reports.
Some urban thinkers say it’s time to give mayors more power within, and beyond, cities, reports the Globe & Mail, Atlantic and Forbes.