New actions committed to on sustainable cities & #transport at U.N. #Climate #Summit @EMBARQNetwo…

New actions committed to on sustainable cities & #transport at U.N. #Climate #Summit @EMBARQNetwo…

included unprecedented focus on cities and the transport sector at climate change conferences. City leaders committed to new actions to promote sustainable urban development and low carbon transport systems. Notable leaders at the Summit included Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, Rio de Janeiro Mayor and Chair of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Eduardo Paes, United Nations Special Envoy on Cities and Climate Change Michael Bloomberg, and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo – whose city will host the COP 21 climate negotiations in 2015. Leaders demonstrated their understanding that the impacts of climate change are real and costly, and that economic growth and climate action can

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