OECD, Climate Change and Urban Sustainability


Mobilizing Investments for Urban Sustainability, Job Creation and Resilient Growth (80 page pdf, OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers, Chicago, Ill., Mar. 8, 2012)

The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) met with ministers from 30 countries from the OECD to discuss and make recommendations for future action toward urban sustainability. Many examples were shown on how cities play an essential role in reducing greenhouse gases and in adapting to climate change, and taking other actions in the sectors where cities have the mandate and means to control: water, waste, energy and transportation. Economic instruments play an important role.

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