GCoM Canada Implementation Cohort Kicks Off with Inaugural Peer-to-Peer Support Workshop

GCoM Canada Implementation Cohort Kicks Off with Inaugural Peer-to-Peer Support Workshop 14th March 2024 —The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) proudly launched its first group activity under the Implementation Cohort initiative with a dynamic Peer-to-Peer Support Workshop held on March 14, 2024. The Workshop marked a significant milestone in fostering collaboration…

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Driving Climate Solutions: 14 Canadian Cities Join GCoM Canada Cohort

Driving Climate Solutions: 14 Canadian Cities Join GCoM Canada Cohort   The cities proudly announce their participation in the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) Canada Cohort, a transformative initiative funded by the European Union to empower municipalities in the crucial phase of implementing climate mitigation and adaptation efforts. In a bold…

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The Global Covenant of Mayors in the Americas Shines at OpenHouse 2024

The Global Covenant of Mayors in the Americas Shines at OpenHouse 2024   February 28, 2024, Brussels (Belgium) – The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) in the Americas made a significant impact at the 2024 GCoM OpenHouse, held in Brussels. This annual event, organized by the GCoM Global Secretariat, is a…

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GCoM in Action: 76 climate recognition badges attributed to cities in Canada

GCoM in Action: 76 climate recognition badges attributed to cities in Canada Brasília, April 19, 2023 — Cities and local governments worldwide are taking bold steps to address climate change and promote sustainable development. The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy initiative is playing a critical role in supporting and amplifying these efforts.…

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Cities towards net-zero: Accelerating ambitious climate action in small –  medium-sized committed municipalities

Cities towards net-zero: Accelerating ambitious climate action in small –  medium-sized committed municipalities On June 29th, the Global Covenant of Mayors in the Americas held an event to identify solutions and accelerate local climate actions at the World Urban Forum 11, in Katowice, Poland.  The session “Intermediary cities towards net-zero: Accelerating ambitious climate action in…

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Cities from across Canada have received recognition from the Global Covenant for Climate and Energy (GCoM) for making concrete progress on their climate commitments.

Canada has 59 cities committed to the Global Covenant of Mayors in the Americas (GCoM), an initiative that throughout the western hemisphere, is funded by the European Union. This year, 12 Canadian cities received at least one GCoM badge, recognizing their progress in actions to adapt to and mitigate climate change. Data reported by these…

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GCoM Cities Edmonton and Toronto awarded for climate actions

GCoM Cities Edmonton and Toronto awarded for climate actions On May 3, the American Planning Association’s Sustainable Communities Division (APA SCD) announced the winners of the ninth annual Awards for Excellence in Sustainability. The awards honor projects, plans, policies, individuals, and organizations whose work is dedicated to supporting sustainable communities. The cities of Edmonton and…

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Local governments and GCoM experts share their perspectives on the challenges, solutions, and ways of accelerating climate action in the Americas during COP26

Today (11/11/21), we promoted an important meeting amongst cities of the Americas at COP26. During the event, organized in partnership with ICLEI and WWFCities, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) Americas brought local authorities and specialists to dialogue on challenges, solutions, and ways to accelerate climate action in the region. The…

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The world is watching the most important climate event of the year: The COP26!

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) fully recognizes the socioeconomic, political, and geographical impacts that COVID-19 is having on communities around the world. As cities and local governments develop sustainable recovery plans, GCoM seeks to clarify its reporting principles for cities committed to the alliance in 2020.

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