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“Hardly any cities actually take risk into perspective,” said one expert.
Brendon Bosworth May 22, 2017
A 'first date' for two groups that share much in common when it comes to building resilient cities.
Christopher Swope May 12, 2017
Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Rotterdam and Stockholm share their secrets for slashing greenhouse-gas emissions.
John J. Berger May 9, 2017
An interview with the Canadian city’s point person on the event, to be held in March 2018.
Carey L. Biron May 5, 2017
Local authorities are increasingly pressuring car manufacturers by wielding major regulatory and purchasing power.
Gregory Scruggs April 24, 2017
New opportunities for funding are coming from unlikely partners — electric utilities, real estate companies, corporations and commercial banks.
David Hatch April 17, 2017
Former UNFCCC leader is helming a new group and highlighting the climate actions cities will have to take in the next three years.
Gregory Scruggs April 11, 2017
New innovations in green bonds, climate insurance, sustainable and resilience standards and certifications, and more.
Charlotte Boulanger April 10, 2017
The Financing Sustainable Cities Initiative seeks to share proven ideas from the financial world with cities eager to boost their transit options and ramp up construction of energy-efficient buildings.
Gregory Scruggs April 6, 2017
Local-level climate initiatives would be at particular risk.
Gregory Scruggs March 23, 2017
How a German city once synonymous with coal and steel became Europe's 'Green Capital'.
Simone d'Antonio February 16, 2017
The Vatican sees local authorities as crucial to solving problems such as the refugee crisis and climate change.
Simone d'Antonio January 27, 2017
As a strategy, it’s local, less controversial and far more manageable, with actionable steps that give quick, tangible feedback while simultaneously addressing climate change.
Doug Kelbaugh January 18, 2017
‘The recent U.S. election makes clear that you — America’s leading cities — are even more essential to accelerating climate action in the United States,’ five mayors wrote.
Gregory Scruggs December 16, 2016
Uncertainty prevails after a year of progress and setbacks.
Gregory Scruggs December 13, 2016
Athens, Madrid, Mexico City and Paris will phase out the technology over the next decade, while announcing commitments on climate and air quality.
Gregory Scruggs December 8, 2016
Sydney mayor assures: 'There is so much you can achieve even if you do have a government that is not supportive.'
Gregory Scruggs December 6, 2016
National plans to cut greenhouse-gas emissions are still coming together — and perhaps falling apart in the case of the U.S. But the winning cities of this year's C40 Awards are already making big progress.
Gregory Scruggs December 1, 2016
ANALYSIS | At the recent COP 22 talks, local authorities said they want a framework for accessing international climate-related funding by 2020.
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