Climate change

International Summit of non-state actors on desertification

In partnership with the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and the Climate Chance association, Mr.

Climate Change: UCLG and partners at COP22

The 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) will be held in Marrakech from 7 to 18 November 2016. This COP, coming after the P

Local and regional authorities, key actors in COP22

Following the adoption of the Paris Agreements during COP21 in December 2015, the Member States of the Convention on Climate Change have 5 years to define the concrete policies that will enable them to reach the emissions reductions and other commitments they agreed to undertake. 

From Paris to the Streets: Cities Lead in Implementing Global Climate Action


IPCC to give cities special focus

A successful #CitiesIPCC campaign by city networks and urban stakeholders has resulted in a decision by the IPCC to pay special attention to cities in its work programme towards 2028.


Support the Campaign: IPCC Cities and Climate Change Report

UCLG has joined the proposal for the preparation of a Special Report on Cities and Climate Change. Along with ICLEI and C40, the three networks are mobilizing their members and partners to advocate for the Special Report.

Now our job is to translate the Paris agreement into an action plan

The Paris Agreement, approved by the Parties, states that global warming should be limited to below 2 degrees Celsius, but strives to pursue a 1.5-degree target.


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