Accelerating action and advocacy on climate emergency (II)

We conclude the week with 2030 Visions Day. The first goal of the day’s program aims to wrap up achievements of the week-long activities. It also maps the journey for Cornerstone 2: Disseminate throughout Urban October and Cornerstone 3: Advocate at the UN Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP26), as well as towards the UN Decade… Read More

Climate emergency mobilization: The necessity to act now (II)

 As part of Climate Emergency Mobilization Day, this session discusses the difference between ongoing climate action and action in a state of climate emergency, as well as the critical dimension of urgency, the need to act now and the significant risks of inaction. Run of show Welcome & Introduction Keynote: The climate emergency –… Read More

TEDxDaringCities: Embedding Climate Neutrality Ambition Throughout Sustainable Development

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Achieving climate neutrality is one of the most ambitious goals that a government can undertake, yet it is one of the most critically needed to help the world stay below the 1.5 degree Celsius threshold. Those Daring Cities pursuing a target of climate neutrality… Read More

Driving the Green Recovery and Redesign: Embedding Local Climate Action at the Heart of Economic Stimulus Packages – Session 2

  With the global Coronavirus pandemic, every sector of society across the globe has been impacted. The work to address climate change is being reprioritized, interrupted or delayed. Local and regional governments have had to redeploy sustainability resources to ensure immediate safeguarding of their residents and employees. In his Policy Brief “COVID-19 in Urban World”,… Read More

Nature-Based Solutions in South America: Engaging Multiple Stakeholders

In order to access the video, you must create an account on or log-in. Although the concept of Nature-Based Solutions is not disseminated in South America compared to other contexts, there are already some successful experiences of NBS implemented locally as a way of improving biodiversity and addressing critical issues that affect urban system… Read More