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Coalition for Urban Transitions @NCEcities Washington, DC; London, UK

A global initiative supporting national governments unlock the economic power of inclusive, zero-carbon cities @NewClimateEcon @WRIRossCities @C40cities

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Via @guardianhttps://t.co/2gs892hfxM ➡️ Air #pollution damages every cell in the human body and cutting it can p… https://t.co/Xja8BdPpJG#NowReading: 5 ways #India can get maximum benefits from its growing electric vehicle industry. @WRIIndia covers po… https://t.co/LyilUgTyDp
12/14
2019
Climate impacts in #cities aren't limited to things like sea level rise and heatwaves. #Food security is a hugely i… https://t.co/vQ54gEsrxiOutdoor #airpollution caused an estimated 4.2 deaths worldwide in 2015, with most in Asia. This incredible #DataVizhttps://t.co/7TML87FLt4#Milan's mayor @BeppeSala gives a city perspective on #COP25 and the #EUGreenDeal in this @EURACTIV interview: https://t.co/vFWkyYrU7A
12/13
2019
#Cities - with all of their households, stores & restaurants, and their own sanitation systems - are uniquely posit… https://t.co/tz7aDVZTPS"We can have many differences - political, religious - but there is something that we all have in common: the air t… https://t.co/wA26Srk3WKAccording to the @UN "Africa accounts for less than 4% of the global total of carbon emissions but the continent is… https://t.co/VCH4hqAonV
12/12
2019
As world leaders discuss their strategies for addressing the climate crisis at #COP25, here's a progress report on… https://t.co/J2Z0Jw5jwo177 companies across 36 countries representing 5.8 million employees are committed to set climate targets across th… https://t.co/nXt9sCKKRZ
12/11
2019
@OECD @leah_lazer"Our Climate Emergency, #UrbanOpportunity report shows that, by transforming cities, national and local governments… https://t.co/PXws9HUB5X#PeopleCentered climate action can deliver: 1) Higher income + living standards 💰 2) Employment gains 👷‍♂️ 3) Mass… https://t.co/1zG6BiSla0
12/10
2019
Great to see multi-level #ClimateGovernance represented at #COP25 - tackling the climate crisis requires action and… https://t.co/Ak34QuYQyK
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsU.S. states, cities, businesses and others are working to meet the #ParisAgreement goals. A new America’s Pledge an… https://t.co/jd3llyYYGbBold #ClimateAction could deliver $26trn in economic benefits between now and 2030 – but these benefits must distri… https://t.co/gpKuRJBt9lExcellent panel with representatives from @NCEcities, @ICLEI, @giz_gmbh, @CityPGH and #Recife on #NDCs and the… https://t.co/a6SvL2Q8v1"The good news is this investment in cities will yield benefits which exceed their total costs by almost US$24 tril… https://t.co/Yti4dmU44U#PeopleCentered climate action: 1) Identifies & unlocks social + economic benefits 💰 2) Targets these benefits to… https://t.co/5UXGP1PUVdStates, #cities, businesses & others are working to meet the #ParisAgreement goals. This coalition represents 65% p… https://t.co/h5qXI4JaDQ#China established a $15bn fund for retraining, reallocation and early retirement of estimated 5-6 million people w… https://t.co/tDsxlPs2Hp @bbuchner13 at the @EBRDgreen cities event: there is so much happening on #finance for #sustainable cities - throug… https://t.co/fVRZDDi8TmUnsustainable transport harms far more than the climate. Transforming transport is critical to ensure that people a… https://t.co/iCWuKaEHcv
12/9
2019
Thought-provoking article from @AkshatRathi on the importance of pursuing climate adaptation and mitigation togethe… https://t.co/VLj5LuC7YlFalling costs of renewable energy, grid modernization including digitalisation and advances in storage, and new bus… https://t.co/KH5pJoQOBNPower, transport, agriculture & forests account for more than 3/5 of global emissions. We know how to reduce emissi… https://t.co/WvR9Z0IYVh
12/8
2019
Today at the UK Pavilion: Andrea Cuba of Lima Metropolitan Municipality ⁦@MuniLima⁩ shares the city’s progress crea… https://t.co/RoxpUlvFUELa acción climática es una enorme fuente de oportunidades económicas y de empleo y un atractor de inversiones, pros… https://t.co/rKBAgkA6Ee
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban Transitions"Cities offer an immense opportunity to simultaneously avert a climate catastrophe & fundamentally change our livin… https://t.co/lqOEj0nOB9🏙️ #Cities are often seen as drivers of climate change - but they are also one of the most vital solutions, says… https://t.co/aXLwXkZYtX
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsKate Hughes of #BEIS at #COP25 event on decarbonising buildings: 58% of potential emissions reductions in cities co… https://t.co/55lwz9tO9M"Carbon pricing can command broad political support. But to do so, it needs to be accompanied by other policies & s… https://t.co/gtGOPP1WtpOur very own @HMountford4 will provide the keynote at this exciting event on the #UrbanOpportunity tomorrow at… https://t.co/1S3ty51TQu
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsTaking ambitious #climateaction can deliver development benefits to countries and cities, including achieving the… https://t.co/8o8wmA8M7O72% of global #transport emissions come from road vehicles, which accounted for 80% of rising emissions from 1970-2… https://t.co/wUxYwXti6i
12/7
2019
Tomorrow -- join us at @COP25CL in Madrid as we discuss why seizing the #UrbanOpportunity is critical to our future… https://t.co/67C1qAICew
12/6
2019
#Delhi's growing industry and transport sectors contribute to year-round air pollution, but the city's #AirQualityhttps://t.co/QVcmZaqifF
12/5
2019
@TEDTalks just announced @TEDCountdown - a global climate campaign committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions t… https://t.co/jEqPqeh2nR
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsOver 150 countries covered the #transport sector in their 1st NDC under the #ParisAgreement - but only 35 included… https://t.co/CL53U1VaIwSaturday at @COP25CL in Madrid: join us to discuss how seizing the #UrbanOpportunity can address the #climate crisi… https://t.co/vZh6QzyEj5Very inspiring! Ghana is launching their electric mobility initiative! For 3 reasons: 1. Use excess hydro power c… https://t.co/JjqkRvC0kj
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsToday, we’re launching the second edition of #ReinventingCities, a global design competition to transform today’s u… https://t.co/Br3POYlUsf
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsWith many #cities expected to grow exponentially in coming years, how can we preserve space while reducing inequali… https://t.co/Xt7SxHz5pm
12/4
2019
Ahead of #COP25, nine countries (Afghanistan, Australia, Bhutan, Fiji, Italy, Mauritius, Mongolia, Sri Lanka and th… https://t.co/2xSfvzjPDHUnsustainable transport harms far more than the climate. Transforming transport is critical to ensure that people… https://t.co/0FvprLyWrn
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsSão Tomé and Príncipe is using #GIS systems 🛰️ to help plan #infrastructure, keeping roads and public buildings saf… https://t.co/wN4QCKJlBvInnovative collaboration in India's #steel and #cement sectors, can spur growth by catalysing international trade,… https://t.co/YzXAamI8pYWhy should countries invest in #zerocarbon, resilient #cities? Public health! Creating better cities allows governm… https://t.co/d1E4r3BwDf
12/3
2019
In #Chile, scaling up clean #transport & mobility gets a boost through the clean bus project 🚌 with the help of the… https://t.co/fphGiGTLQL.@PaulPolman has a message for governments. He points out that #business is mobilising significant #ClimateAction,… https://t.co/Ov8Mfa9MINAs countries arrive at #COP25, they should keep in mind the enormous benefits of supporting #cities' sustainable tr… https://t.co/VwUv0SgRlr"With sea level rise inevitable, #Mumbai's mangroves are more important now than ever." @NPRGoatsandSoda explains h… https://t.co/nHmXEsCyDV
12/2
2019
Many city dwellers in #LatinAmerica live in poor neighborhoods along rivers or on mountain slopes, prone to floodin… https://t.co/XebL0U7SeUImproving #building 🌃energy efficiency could slash #energy bills by a third while curbing air pollution, enhancing… https://t.co/AdylbFa9NYKamza, a former slum outside #Albania's capital, has been transformed by its residents over the past 10 years into… https://t.co/7a1QrToJyv
12/1
2019
Why does #LosAngeles have a street #tree inventory? Because having a healthy urban forest cools the city down, impr… https://t.co/RKVFfX90KBNatural climate solutions could deliver more than 1/3 of the emissions reductions needed by 2030, but they receive… https://t.co/hKf0B76lQALessons from cities rich in #trees, ft in the MIT Treepedia by @SenseableCity - https://t.co/9V7Tu5j2EQ #Singaporehttps://t.co/WgifkMYGZf
11/30
2019
Climate change poses real risks to the #RealEstate industry. This @Curbed story surveys a plethora of recent resear… https://t.co/jtffuiPXxlMany carparks are underused, and could be repurposed. As this story by Gareth E Rees @hackneymarshman points out, "… https://t.co/XPqrxAXQanClimate change exacerbates inequality in wealthy countries as well as poor ones. In #Madrid, Spain: over 20% of hou… https://t.co/JQJTsdfXOR
11/29
2019
Cities and rural areas are connected through the #food system. This high-res #map of the #US food supply chain prov… https://t.co/9CnayZc1FQStriking architectural #photography from the past year, featuring buildings & structures in Beijing, Copenhagen, Ir… https://t.co/KR6C1GuLPRWhat are the main priorities for #COP25? Find out in this CityFix blog by @YDagnet @davidwaskow & co: https://t.co/BicYmtkGNo
11/28
2019
#NowReading: How people can protect themselves from extreme weather & reduce #buildings' contribution to climate ch… https://t.co/94px8Gw25eThe #Paris metro is a success story in many ways - it's had 5 years of unprecedented passenger growth. Here are som… https://t.co/zuRawawe3N.@UNEP just published its #EmissionsGap findings, our annual report card on #ClimateAction. The most striking numbe… https://t.co/8zBCbYzJBG
11/27
2019
Commuters in the U.S. lose 7 billion hours & 3 billion gallons of fuel while stuck in traffic each year. That's jus… https://t.co/WQPX6Q99af"Around the world, communities are adapting to the effects of climate change using #nature as their ally." Some of… https://t.co/pBSKnI7V3FNEW: The #AqueductFood data tool can help decision makers #map and proactively manage water threats to… https://t.co/dtjuV1Vp5m
11/26
2019
We are #hiring! Do you want to oversee our budgets and grants, working both with our small London-based team and a… https://t.co/XkcZPKSwZq
11/25
2019
As electric vehicles become common, how can we ensure they are charged by #cleanenergy? @WRIEnergy explains 4 eme… https://t.co/TE1YXHrSEyThere are LOTS of #technology solutions out there for cleaner, climate-resilient #cities. But cities' residents nee… https://t.co/Mar9FA0hZCIn #China, #EV ownership could increase to approx. 3 vehicles/100 people by 2030, leading to an increase in… https://t.co/HP1Ixa1hTz
11/24
2019
China is uniquely positioned to lead the global #energytransition and to decarbonize its economy completely by 2050… https://t.co/uNbi0vZrkkInspiring @nytclimate interview with scientist and excellent communicator @DrKateMarvel on why #climatechange is in… https://t.co/B3k5B3suGrA new IISD report points out that fuel subsidies not only encourage increased fuel consumption, but also shift pref… https://t.co/g9NtTeOmdjNature can help coastal communities adapt to rising seas — if we invest now. A Playbook for Climate Action from… https://t.co/9HVNliqioWIn major African cities, like #Kampala and #Nairobi, walking + paratransit options like minibus taxis are the domin… https://t.co/shhnTLoLtZ
11/23
2019
3 evidence-based steps for #cities to walk the #climatechange walk: 🌉🌊 embrace resilience thinking 🏘️🌳 adopt green… https://t.co/VzMA7uDAx3According to @nytclimate, the city of #VirginiaBeach is "one of a small but growing number of communities willing t… https://t.co/hCNyfHc5pK"As Diwali ends and winter sets in, fireworks and crop burning push New Delhi's poor #airquality to dangerous extre… https://t.co/8FHZPOgJZk
11/22
2019
We're learning that the American city of #Phoenix is an innovation hub for #CircularEconomy projects. Here's what o… https://t.co/6MFkiQcZz9#ClimateChange negatively impacts #PublicHealth in many ways. Some of them might surprise you! This story by… https://t.co/Vs8qHdb922#Cities generate 70% of global CO2 emissions — but they can also be a big part of the solution to climate change. M… https://t.co/5YwO0DBKKW
11/21
2019
The U.S. city of #Houston is famously decentralized and sprawling. But more dense, walkable neighborhoods are sprin… https://t.co/JD2sXhd97k#NowReading: We love the idea of the @bristolbikeproj in the UK. The programme has people who need reliable, afford… https://t.co/wq7uV2mQPC#Buildings are transitioning to a zero-carbon future. Policymakers are leading the charge. Vital industries like… https://t.co/5VYkOL5Gs5California is requiring all new homes to be built with #solar panels, all public buses to be zero emissions, and is… https://t.co/OG2MpcmUJ3
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsWhy do you fight for #SustainableCities? 🚶‍♀️safe streets 🌨️climate resilience ♿access for all 🚴‍♀️low-carbon tran… https://t.co/uXHEfgorNC
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11/19
2019
#NowReading: How are #cities like London, Beijing, Delhi and Madrid reimagining their relationships with #cars?… https://t.co/AqtFyQQlQJThese astonishing photos show the effects of record flooding in #Venice: https://t.co/6vjhhxDrPt @BBCNews explain… https://t.co/n3FE4myQzpAlways good to keep some perspective: #G20 countries are responsible for nearly 80% of the world's GHG emissions. T… https://t.co/yNbPg2sbkQ
11/18
2019
A growing topic of discussion for those in the #urban sustainability business is tackling cities' #consumption foot… https://t.co/Ssobo9A2DTIn @WRIClimate’s new video series “The Path to Zero Emissions,” @camronghia explains how countries can take greater… https://t.co/w1qBXnvHzc
11/17
2019
Coastal communities in the US are suffering from unusually high #kingtides, at least partially due to… https://t.co/VXsz9b3A4HOne of our go-to resources for practical, solutions-oriented research + smart discussions on #urban policy solution… https://t.co/4bxR46caoH
11/16
2019
If you want to hear from global leaders in #GreenFinance, check out some of these videos from the recent Forum on G… https://t.co/NL7d8gwTzWHow do #cities and local governments fit into the #ClimateEmergency agenda? This recent @LSECities discussion paper… https://t.co/9b4hAtCxKt
11/15
2019
Multilateral development banks plan to increase global #ClimateAction investments they support each year to $175bn… https://t.co/vVznkve22r
11/14
2019

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