‘Seoul Declaration’ Adopted by Mayors of International Cities at C40 Seoul Climate Summit
The Summit provided opportunities for cities to discuss climate concerns under the theme, “Cities’ Achievements and Challenges in the Fight against Climate Change.” New policies and technologies were discussed and past experiences of each city were addressed. Mayors and delegates from 76 cities in 41 countries participated in the third biennial Summit. Over 50% of the world’s population live in cities, which now account for 75% of global energy consumption and 80% of global greenhouse gas emissions.
During the Summit, former U.S. President Bill Clinton announced that
The “Seoul Declaration” is an agreement that includes details of many cooperative methods. The Declaration has not only set low-carbon objectives as the common goal with established action plans for urban climate change, but also has articulated follow-up plans to report the results of efforts during the next Summit. The Declaration is expected to become a turning point in the countermeasures for climate change within international cities in the future, as it comes before the Conference of the Parties, scheduled in
The next C40 summit will be held in
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SOURCE Seoul Metropolitan Government