African Cities Pledge to Cut Climate Emissions to Zero By 2050
Eight cities - from Accra to Dar es Salaam - pledged this week to deliver their share of emissions cuts needed to meet Paris Agreement targets to limit climate change.
"We cannot ignore the implications of what will befall us if we do not act now," said Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Mayor of Accra, at a planning meeting in Nigeria on urban climate action in Africa.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 17 May 2018
Eight cities - from Accra to Dar es Salaam - pledged to deliver their share of emissions cuts needed to meet global targets to limit climate change Read more »
Lagos, Addis Ababa, Cape Town and Cairo.
Premium Times, 17 May 2018
Lagos state, among other states in Africa, has pledged to deliver its share of emission cuts in order to meet the climate change targets in the Paris Agreement by 2050. Read more »
Ghana Govt., 7 December 2017
The Accra Metropolitan Authority (AMA) is committed to ensuring that steps are taken to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in Accra while developing and implementing frameworks and… Read more »
Mayors from 25 cities around the world, representing 150 million citizens, have to cut their carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 while boosting efforts to become more resilient to ... Read more »