Climate change

European mayors reinforce their commitment to tackle climate change

Although climate change is a global issue, the solutions are first and foremost local. This is why, nine months before the World climate summit (COP21), local elected representatives and European mayors, including Alain Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux and President of our French association (

On the road to Paris: departing Geneva with expectations high

Progress in Geneva has meant a good start to the climate negotiations on the road to Paris, with elements in the text offering the possibility of a fair deal for developing countries.


‘Do not forget about development’ in climate negotiations

Ronan Dantec is a Europe Ecology - The Greens senator for the Loire-Atlantique department in France and the environment spokesman for United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), the global cities' network.

The City of Paris and main local governments networks worldwide ask for a “Cities and Local Governments Day” during the COP21

Press release - Paris and its partners ask the COP21’s future French presidency to organize a Cities and Local Governments Day during the COP21 at Le Bourget in December 2015.

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​Local and regional governments represented at Climate Negotiations in Lima

The climate negotiations, in the framework of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will take place from 1 to 12 December in Lima, Peru. High expectations are placed upon the ​so-called ​


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