Cities central to climate action
Cities will be critical to tackling climate change, according to a series of new studies from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate.The commission calculates that, by 2030, the world’s 724 largest cities could reduce greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions by up to 1.4 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent annually through better, mo
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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has today moved the Doomsday Clock forward from 100 to 90 seconds till midnight – the closest it has been since the clock’s inception in 1947.
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