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Jun 17, 2014, 15:00 ET

Wuhan Joins C40, Highlighting Growing Participation Of Cities In China

The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today welcomed Wuhan to its international network of cities committed to taking climate change...

Jun 09, 2014, 05:00 ET

C40 Welcomes Shenzhen As First Megacity Member From Mainland China

 The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today announced the addition of Shenzhen to its international network of cities committed to...

Apr 28, 2014, 10:10 ET

Global Business Leaders and Ministers Pledge Action on Climate and Energy

- Rt Hon Ed Davey MP and Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP join leaders from China, India and Australia in unveiling plans for a 'Clean...

Apr 04, 2014, 11:35 ET

C40 Welcomes Boston to its Growing Network of International Cities Committed to Tackling Climate Change

The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today announced the addition of Boston – the largest city in New England - to its growing...

Feb 05, 2014, 00:00 ET

C40 Releases Landmark Research Detailing a Clear Trend of Expanding and Accelerating Climate Action in the World's Megacities

C40 cities deliver on climate action, nearly doubling reported activities compared to 2011 and proving C40's collaborative, global model is...

Dec 17, 2013, 09:00 ET

C40 Announces New Milestones in Leadership and Funding

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes begins tenure as C40 Chair; Former Chair New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg named President of C40 Board;...

Nov 26, 2013, 11:00 ET

Prefeito Eduardo Paes do Rio de Janeiro eleito novo presidente do C40

Hoje, o Grupo C40 de Grandes Cidades para Liderança do Clima (C40) anunciou que o prefeito Eduardo Paes do Rio de Janeiro foi eleito para...

Nov 26, 2013, 11:00 ET

Rio De Janeiro Mayor Paes Elected As New C40 Chair

Mayor Bloomberg To Stay On As President Of The C40 Board  Today the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) announced that Rio de...

Sep 24, 2013, 12:39 ET

Technology That Could Reduce Heating Bills by up to 20% Wins Innovation Competition

- Over 950 innovators from 80 countries collaborated to design low carbon solutions for sustainable homes It's a very simple idea - but it...

Sep 23, 2013, 17:20 ET

Business, Political Leaders Open Climate Week NYC, Call for Urgent Action on Climate Change

With the IPCC report expected to show virtually unanimous consensus on man-made climate change, world leaders - including World Bank President...

Sep 04, 2013, 14:30 ET

C40 & Siemens inaugural City Climate Leadership Awards honor ten cities for excellence in urban sustainability

-- Ten winning cities from around the world -- Ten categories encompassing the most important aspects of climate action -- C40 Chair, New...

Aug 20, 2013, 00:01 ET

29 Finalists Identified In 10 Categories For The Inaugral C40 & Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards

Global Prize Competition Highlights Excellence in Urban Sustainability Siemens and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today...

May 30, 2013, 08:32 ET

EarthHack: Crowdsourcing the Solution to Climate Change

Is the solution to our biggest collective challenge, climate change, already out there, waiting to be discovered? This is exactly what the...

May 06, 2013, 16:00 ET

C40 Cities Announces New Clinton Global Initiative Commitment To Help Cities Prepare For Severe Weather And Natural Disasters

 The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today announced a new Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action that will help cities...

Apr 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

New Report Shows Cleaner Buses Can Provide A Greener Future For Cities, Both Environmental And Economic

 A new report being released today by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) shows the very promising results of new, clean bus...

Apr 19, 2013, 08:00 ET

C40 & Siemens Announce Broad Collaboration on Cities and Sustainability

The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and Siemens today announced a new collaboration, both a technical partnership and a global prize...

Mar 12, 2013, 14:00 ET

Johannesburg To Host 2014 C40 Mayors Summit

Global mayors to convene to highlight crucial role of megacities in tackling climate change and reducing climate risks NEW YORK, March 12, 2013...

Jun 19, 2012, 09:15 ET

Mayors of the World's Largest Cities Demonstrate Progress in Greenhouse Gas Reductions and Launch Two New Initiatives

C40 Chair New York City Mayor Bloomberg, President Clinton, Rio Mayor Paes and 33 C40 Cities Convene in Rio C40 Cities' existing actions will...

Jun 18, 2012, 08:04 ET

Government, Business Leaders Call on G20 and Rio+20: Worldwide Recession and Climate Change Share One Clean Solution

 Tony Blair and a group of international statesmen and business leaders today said that a "clean revolution" – a step change in...

Jan 24, 2012, 18:21 ET

El proyecto piloto de C40 para los taxis en Bogotá es eléctrico

La ciudad de Bogotá, Colombia, ha lanzado un proyecto piloto innovador para incentivar el uso de vehículos eléctricos en la flota de...

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