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C40 Cities – Adapting to Climate Change (2019)C40 Cities – Adapting to Climate Change (2019)

C40 Cities
Updated 6 months ago
Purpose: C40 Cities have stated why mitigation and adaptation actions should be prioritised based on impact, benefits and ability to fulfil objectives and developed with the community and partners. There is a video where city practitioners explain why mitigation and adaptation should be combined in action plans.Purpose: C40 Cities have stated why mitigation and adaptation actions should be prioritised based on impact, benefits and ability to fulfil objectives and developed with the community and partners. There is a video where...

C40 Cities – Focused Acceleration – A strategic approach to climate action in cities by 2030C40 Cities – Focused Acceleration – A strategic approach to climate action in cities by 2030

C40 Cities
Updated 6 months ago
Purpose: C40 Cities have produced a report, analysing the biggest opportunities for cities to accelerate the reduction of their carbon emissions. It recommends cities focus on twelve opportunities across four action areas: decarbonising the electricity grid, optimising energy efficiency in buildings, enabling next generation mobility and improving waste management.Purpose: C40 Cities have produced a report, analysing the biggest opportunities for cities to accelerate the reduction of their carbon emissions. It recommends cities focus on twelve opportunities across four action area...

C40 Cities – Inclusive Climate Action (2019)C40 Cities – Inclusive Climate Action (2019)

C40 Cities
Updated 6 months ago
Purpose: C40 Cities have suggested that climate action plans should include engagement with the community and stakeholders, policy and the impact. They have included a video of mayors of Bogota, Cape Town, New York City, Paris, Portland and Seoul, explaining why climate change and social inequality should be tackled together.Purpose: C40 Cities have suggested that climate action plans should include engagement with the community and stakeholders, policy and the impact. They have included a video of mayors of Bogota, Cape Town, New York City,...

C40 Cities – Climate Action Planning Framework (2019)C40 Cities – Climate Action Planning Framework (2019)

C40 Cities
Updated 6 months ago
Purpose: The Climate Action Planning framework has been developed to support cities develop climate action plans aligned with the objectives of the Paris agreement. The framework was developed by cities participating in C40’s Climate Action Planning pilot programme and covers four key components of climate action planning: emissions neutrality, resilience, inclusivity and governance and collaboration.Purpose: The Climate Action Planning framework has been developed to support cities develop climate action plans aligned with the objectives of the Paris agreement. The framework was developed by cities participating in ...

How to issue Green BondsHow to issue Green Bonds

C40 Cities
Created 6 months ago
Green bonds are like other bonds in every way except that the funds generated are specifically earmarked to finance sustainable infrastructure and services, such as renewable energy and public transport. Green City Bonds can be a source of low-cost capital for cities and municipalities to fund low-carbon buildings, renewable energy projects, metro rail systems and other climate-friendly projects. They can also provide other benefits suc...Green bonds are like other bonds in every way except that the funds generated are specifically earmarked to finance sustainable infrastructure and services, such as renewable energy and public transport. Green City Bonds...

C40 Cities – Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (2019)C40 Cities – Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (2019)

C40 Cities
Created 8 months ago
Purpose: C40 Cities reiterate the importance of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and provide a video of climate professionals explaining why a GHG emissions inventory is crucial to developing a climate action plan.Purpose: C40 Cities reiterate the importance of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and provide a video of climate professionals explaining why a GHG emissions inventory is crucial to developing a climate action plan...

C40 Cities – Deadline 2020: How will cities get the job done?C40 Cities – Deadline 2020: How will cities get the job done?

C40 Cities
Created 8 months ago
Purpose: C40 Cities have launched deadline 2020, outlining the level of ambition and action needed by C40 cities to play their part in turning the Paris Agreement into a reality. They have suggested that the next four years will determine whether the world’s megacities will be able to deliver on the Paris Agreement.Purpose: C40 Cities have launched deadline 2020, outlining the level of ambition and action needed by C40 cities to play their part in turning the Paris Agreement into a reality. They have suggested that the next four ye...

C40 Cities – Climate Action Planning (2019)C40 Cities – Climate Action Planning (2019)

C40 Cities
Created 8 months ago
Purpose: C40 Cities explain the reasoning for why climate action planning is important and provide a video, where cities explain the actions they are taking on climate change. This varies from reducing vehicular emissions, improving building energy efficiency to strengthening their ability to dealing with inevitable impacts of climate change.Purpose: C40 Cities explain the reasoning for why climate action planning is important and provide a video, where cities explain the actions they are taking on climate change. This varies from reducing vehicular emission...