“Climate-diligent cities: Aligning mitigation ambitions with the Paris Agreement”, Didac Amat and Ricardo Martínez (CIDOB, Spain)

City governments are often more ambitious than their national counterparts in terms of GHG emission reduction goals. Yet the formal rules underpinning the international regime and guiding the climate action of nation-states are not incorporated by cities. The time to set the urban climate standard of diligence has come.

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