The City of Paris and main local governments networks worldwide ask for a “Cities and Local Governments Day”

By 2030, two-third of the world population will live in cities and these later will emit 75% of greenhouse gas emissions. To face these climate challenges, local governments will play a major role and their mobilization will be a key success factor for an ambitious climate agreement as well as concrete and visible results on the ground. In order to reinforce the role of cities and local governments along with State actors in favor of climate change, the City of Paris and the main local government networks have decided to organize, in December 2015, during the COP21, a “Summit of Local Governments for Climate” and are asking the French Government to organize a Cities & Local governments Day …READ MORE