Global city movements join forces in the fight against climate change
This post was posted under the former name ‘Saving Our Planet’
Two major global initiatives to fight climate change at city level are merging to create an alliance of more than 7,100 cities across the world called the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.
The Covenant of Mayors – an EU initiative launched in 2008 involving 6,800 cities and regions in 57 countries – and the Compact of Mayors – a global coalition of mayors and city officials launched in 2014 by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon – together represent more than 600 million residents in urban areas. Click image below for more on this.