Mayors urge G-20 leaders to act boldly on climate change
A network of megacities sends an open letter to the G-20 demanding action on climate change. Patricia de Lille is a signatory
The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, a network of the world’s megacities committed to tackling climate change, has written the following open letter to the G-20: "As mayors of many of the world’s great cities, and on behalf of the hundreds of millions of citizens that we represent, we urge you — G-20 heads of state — to deliver on your commitments to tackle climate change, one of the world’s most pressing issues. "Given the US intention to withdraw from the Paris agreement, the resolve of the other 19 leaders at the G-20 summit to safeguard the future of our planet is more important than ever. Local leaders around the world stand together with you, redoubling our commitment to bold action on climate change, working with business leaders and citizens worldwide. "We are inspired by the courage of more than 300 Climate mayors from cities across the US who have committed in the past weeks to adopt, honour and uphold the Paris agreement. Hundreds of US cities, universities and busine...