Cities will be key to a low carbon, resilient global economy able to address and adapt to climate change. Many are emerging as leaders cutting emissions and greening infrastructure. Photo ©Pline
Around 100 ambitious and transformative climate action projects and plans from the world’s cities and regions will be showcased at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in December, and interested stakeholders should apply now to participate.
Cities and regions play a vital role in building momentum for the universal climate change agreement that will be concluded in Paris in December, and will play an equally important role in helping to implement the agreement.
ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability) and a number of partners will showcase the projects and plans as part of their Transformative Actions Program.
City Transformation through Investment and Cooperation
The Transformative Actions Program (TAP) is a 10-year initiative by networks of local and subnational governments to accelerate the implementation of local action to tackle climate change.
This is to happen primarily through scaling-up direct investments and increased engagement in national and global mechanisms, focusing on capacity building, technology transfer and access to climate finance.
The initiative’s aims include:
Cities and regions can apply by 15 September 2015. Visit the website for more details.
See also infomation on the ICLEI website about the TAP initiative
Image at top of article: TAP website