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Cities Leading the Way

Seven Climate Action Plans to Deliver on the Paris Agreement

These seven case studies showcase strategic urban planning processes that can deliver strong climate action plans compliant with the Paris Agreement.


Cities can help nations achieve their Paris Agreement commitment by supporting actions to increase the supply of renewable energy, improve building energy efficiency, expand access to affordable, low-carbon transport, and change consumption patterns. This report examines seven cities with climate action plans that will enable the city to neutralize greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and become more resilient to climate change hazards. The case studies shed light on planning processes and strategies to deliver ambitious climate action plans. This report was produced by C40 Cities.