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C40 connects 97 of the world’s leading cities taking bold climate action to build #TheFutureWeWant 🌳🚴‍♀️

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Joined on 31 August, 2010

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In a “15-minute city” residents can meet all of their needs within a short walk or bike ride, making life in our cities more accessible, enjoyable & sustainable. 🚴‍♀️



@Anne_Hidalgo @Paris @CarlosMorenoFr

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Replying to @GreenworksPhila: Today @PhillyMayor made exciting announcements on climate action in our city:
✅ Committing to carbon neutrality by 20…

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C40’s Executive Director @MarkWatts40 reflects on how the #COVID19 pandemic opened a window to rethink the way we live, and how the global economic recovery will continue to radically shape our response to the climate crisis in 2021.

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Today @PhillyMayor made exciting announcements on climate action in our city:
✅ Committing to carbon neutrality by 2050
✅ Hiring 1st Chief Resilience Officer
✅ Releasing a Climate Action Playbook
✅ Establishing an Environmental Justice Commission

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Replying to @GlobalTaskforce: The 2021 Global #MayorsChallenge is looking to elevate the most inventive ideas from around the world that will transf…

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Replying to @MayorJenny: We must eliminate our City’s reliance on fossil fuels – from cars to buildings. We have an opportunity in Seattle to chart…

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We are working with Madrid and 17 global cities to transform their neighbourhoods into thriving, resilient spaces.

Learn more about our Students #ReinventingCities competition.

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The 2021 Global #MayorsChallenge is looking to elevate the most inventive ideas from around the world that will transform cities.

The Challenge will award 15 grand prize winners to help cities implement their breakthrough ideas!

More at

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C40 Chair @MayorOfLA announced the launch of a new sustainability pilot project in Los Angeles, where roads are resurfaced with recycled plastic asphalt. If successful, approximately 150,000 plastic water bottles could be reused per lane mile. ♻️

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Replying to @NewEnergyNexus: .@c40cities is helping cities around the world continue to prioritize #climate projects during #COVID19. A team in Mexi…

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.@c40cities is helping cities around the world continue to prioritize #climate projects during #COVID19. A team in Mexico was able to virtually see whether obstacles like power lines or trees would get in the way of future e-bus traffic 🚌 @giz_gmbh

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Quoted @LADWP

We did it L.A.! Over 10,000 commercial #electricvehicle charging stations, the most of any U.S. city! Located citywide at apt buildings, workplaces, city buildings, bus depots, power poles, streetlights and more. #EV #ChargeUpLA

Replying to @MayorOfLA: In Los Angeles, we are making it clear: no pandemic can hit the brakes on our efforts to combat the climate crisis while cre…

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Quoted @smartcitiesdive

The signatories include the mayors of Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York and Pittsburgh

Replying to @dzarrilli: Read more about our efforts with @c40cities and @LDN_environment to mobilize other global cities to divest from fossil fuels…

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Replying to @apoliticalco: 1. Banning evictions ❌
2. Freezing rent 🧊

Find out what else governments can do to help protect housing security in unce…

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1. Banning evictions ❌
2. Freezing rent 🧊

Find out what else governments can do to help protect housing security in uncertain times #opinion @c40cities

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Replying to @AUThackeray: Climate change isn’t something of the future, it is an emergency we face today and must tackle now. Pollution cannot be vi…

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Replying to @Anne_Hidalgo: Paris agrees to turn Champs-Élysées into 'extraordinary garden' | Paris | The Guardian

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Replying to @dzarrilli: NYC's divestment leadership highlighted today by @emorwee in #HEATED

"NYC, London and 10 other big cities holding more than…

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Read more about our efforts with @c40cities and @LDN_environment to mobilize other global cities to divest from fossil fuels and invest in climate solutions. #DivestInvest @smartcitiesdive

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NYC's divestment leadership highlighted today by @emorwee in #HEATED

"NYC, London and 10 other big cities holding more than $295b in combined assets pledged to divest. In Sept, a group of 12 major cities signed a pledge to divest from coal, oil and gas."

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Mayor of Milan & Chair of C40 Global Mayors #COVID19 Recovery Task Force @BeppeSala reflects on the city’s response to the pandemic, and the need for sustainable solutions to drive a green and just recovery for people and the planet.

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Replying to @BloombergDotOrg: We’re launching the 2021 Global #MayorsChallenge to find & accelerate the most ambitious ideas developed by cities in…

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On January 1 2021, C40’s new Leadership Standards came into effect.

The commitment of our 97 cities representing 700 million residents to the new standards demonstrates our world leading mayors’ dedication to tackling the climate crisis.

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We’re launching the 2021 Global #MayorsChallenge to find & accelerate the most ambitious ideas developed by cities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn more and apply at

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Governor of Jakarta @aniesbaswedan is working to clean the city’s air by ensuring that at least 50% of all Transjakarta buses are electric by 2025.

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Climate change isn’t something of the future, it is an emergency we face today and must tackle now. Pollution cannot be viewed in silos and we must take every action that will lead to climate change mitigation & action. The time for action is NOW, not the future

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Paris agrees to turn Champs-Élysées into 'extraordinary garden' | Paris | The Guardian

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Montréal’s climate action plan outlines ambitious goals to reduce GHG emissions by 55% by 2030 and apply a ‘climate test’ to all city decisions.

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In Los Angeles, we are making it clear: no pandemic can hit the brakes on our efforts to combat the climate crisis while creating a healthier, stronger, more equitable and sustainable city powered by clean energy.

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We must eliminate our City’s reliance on fossil fuels – from cars to buildings. We have an opportunity in Seattle to chart the right response to climate change, and it starts with actions like the ones we announced today:

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