GCoM members highlight their progress in the fight against climate change during Mercociudades seminar

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) participated, on December 2nd, in the seminar “The Climate Ambition of Mercociudades,” which brought together representatives of international organizations and global actors linked to climate action, biodiversity, and municipalities. The meeting took place in the context of the 26th Mercociudades Summit. Stephanie Horel, the Program…

Climate Action Plan of the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara, Mexico, receives United Nations award

The Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara’s Climate Action Plan (PACmetro), launched at the end of 2020, received the United Nations Global Climate Action Award in the Climate Leader category during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). The plan is the first instrument built on a metropolitan scale in Mexico and within the C40 Network. The Metropolitan…

Local governments and GCoM experts share their perspectives on the challenges, solutions, and ways of accelerating climate action in the Americas during COP26

Today (11/17/21), we promoted an important meeting amongst cities of the Americas at COP26. During the event, organized in partnership with ICLEI and WWFCities, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) Americas brought local authorities and specialists to dialogue on challenges, solutions, and ways to accelerate climate action in the region. The…

An event organized by the Global Covenant of Mayors at COP26 focuses on accelerating and financing climate action in Latin America.

The event Accelerating and Financing the Implementation of Climate Action Plans in Latin American Municipalities was held on Monday, 8th of November, and organized by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) in conjunction with ICLEI South America and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). The dialogue had…

Gap Fund: the support for the formulation of bankable projects in your city can be here

O fundo de financiamento de ações climáticas em cidades, Gap Fund, é uma iniciativa que ajuda cidades em países em desenvolvimento e emergentes a alcançar seus planos e metas climáticas, transformando ideias de baixo carbono e resilientes ao clima em estratégias e projetos prontos para financiamento.   Essas foram as informações prestadas pelos técnicos da…

Latin America demonstrates strength and advances in climate actions despite the pandemic scenario

Despite the numerous challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic on the Latin American region, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy announces that there have been advances in climate actions in several municipalities in the region. In all, 236 local governments received or maintained medals of recognition for their work in the fight…

Parauapebas (Brazil) joins the Global Covenant of Mayors, with the goal of improving climate and energy

It is the largest global alliance of mayors and local leaders committed to climate action The mayor Darci Lermen signed on February 26 the Letter of Commitment to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM). With the adhesion, the city of Parauapebas formalizes its intentions to promote the engagement of the municipal…