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Climate change: won or lost in cities or by cities?

Posted on Mon, 2019-09-23 14:29 by matt

If climate change is down to cities, then it is the role of national governments to enable them to act: they need the policy and investment power.

A total of 983 jurisdictions stretching from Poland to the Philippines have now declared a climate emergency. However, a major question remains open in all cases: once declared, whose role it is to act?

10 Years to ACTION on CC

Posted on Sat, 2019-08-31 18:01 by matt

The world stands on the brink of failure when it comes to holding global warming to moderate levels, and nations will need to take “unprecedented” actions to cut their carbon emissions over the next decade, according to a landmark report by the top scientific body studying climate change.

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