Global forum for urban leaders taking on the climate emergency

  “We are living in a climate emergency. At Daring Cities 2021, we want to show what leadership looks like in times of climate emergency,” said Katja Dörner, mayor of Bonn in Germany, as she welcomed 1,200 delegates to the five-day virtual conference. “First, all governments should declare a climate emergency, similar to declaring a Read more about Global forum for urban leaders taking on the climate emergency[…]

Germany: First city in the nation declares a ‘climate emergency’

The southern German city of Constance (in German language: Konstanz) with a population of 80,000 has become the first in the nation to pass a resolution declaring a climate emergency. The resolution recognising climate change as an acute threat was passed unanimously by the city council. The resolution has several objectives, including providing a climate-neutral Read more about Germany: First city in the nation declares a ‘climate emergency’[…]