Tomorrow, on December 12, 2017, exactly two years after the signing of the historic Paris Agreement, the government of France will be hosting the One Planet Summit in Paris to reaffirm the world’s commitment to the fight against climate change.
At the summit, mayors from cities around the world, big and small, will take center stage with heads of state, private sector CEOs, philanthropists, and civil society leaders to discuss how to mobilize the financing needed to accelerate climate action and meet the Paris Agreement goals.
Cities are also a key part of the climate solution.
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and foster climate-smart growth, particularly in these three areas:
- Resilient cities
- Hydromet (hydrological + meteorological) services
- Disaster risk finance and climate insurance
- A new partnership between the City Resilience Program and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy
- A global coalition to foster resilient, climate-smart growth in the Caribbean
- Africa Hydromet Program
- Second phase of the Global Platform for Sustainable Cities (GPSC) with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and World Bank
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