By Frankie Downy, Manager of C40’s Private Building Efficiency Network
When stepping off a train or plane to visit a city for the first time, you wonder: will it live up to expectations, will it look like it does in the movies? Then the towering skyline of New York City, Hong Kong or Tokyo hits you and it takes your breath away. As a tourist it’s exciting; however, viewed through the lens of a policy maker with the task of making those buildings energy efficient, it’s a daunting prospect.
Post date: 21 Feb 2017
Seven Innovative City Programmes for Existing Building Energy Efficiency
Post date: 20 Feb 2017
One year after the critical Paris Climate Agreement, global mayors from the world’s megacities met in Mexico City from 30 November to 2 December 2016 at the C40 Mayors Summit to commit to turn the climate deal agreed by nation states from aspiration to action.
Post date: 7 Dec 2016
An analysis of the contribution C40 cities can make to delivering the Paris Agreement objective of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees
Post date: 7 Dec 2016
On 1 December 2016, the fourth annual C40 Cities Award Ceremony took place in Mexico City. The 2016 C40 Cities Awards aimed to share highly replicable ‘best practices’ across cities and draw attention to outstanding performances that have achieved a high level of environmental success in a challenging context. The ceremony was held on the sidelines of C40 Mayors Summit.
Post date: 5 Dec 2016
Finance Solutions for New and Emerging Infrastructure Approaches to Urban Climate Mitigation and Adaptation
This study, prepared by C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, Siemens and Citi, provides insights on potential financing options for climate change programmes and projects in cities, the lead times and steps required to access different types of climate finance, as well as the lessons learned from cities around the globe.
Post date: 15 Jul 2016
The 2015 C40 Cities Awards Ceremony will take place on 3 December 2015 in Paris, France, to coincide with the activities around the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21). The winning cities will be announced and recognised on a global scale at this event, which specifically aims to share highly replicable best practices across cities and draw attention to outstanding performances that have achieved a high level of environmental success in a challenging context.
Post date: 2 Oct 2015