7100 Cities Collaborate To Deal With Climate Change

Posted: Jun 25 2016, 5:31am CDT | by , in Latest Science News


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7100 Cities Collaborate to Deal with Climate Change
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  • 7100 Cities Coalition From 119 Countries and Six Continents ensues to Deal with Climate Change

A coalition of 7100 cities has ensued in order to deal with the challenge of climate change.

An alliance was forged this week that may be just the thing needed to tackle the scourge of climate change. The steps needed to ensure a sustainable environment is what is at stake here.

Just half a year after the Paris Accord, two coalitions joined hands for dealing with global warming and the release of greenhouse gases. The total number of cities involves in the clean-up act are 7100. That is quite a substantial number.

Over 119 countries spread over six continents will also participate in the drive. That makes up about 600 million people who form 8% of the denizens of our planet. Several initiatives such as C40, Energy Cities and Climate Alliance have come together to form this coalition.

The various metropolitan centers around the world will partake in this war against climate change. The knowledge resources of the planet will be laid open for all the citizens to apply in a bid to increase environmentalism and sustainability not to mention conservation.

Economies will have to cut back on carbon emissions. That is the most immediate thing on the agenda. The private sector is funding the whole effort.

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon was very supportive of this initiative. He spoke of how sustainable cities were the lifeblood of the economies of the future which will be leaner, cleaner and greener.

This coalition would go a long way towards changing the world for the better. A pledge has been made by the people behind this drive that 40% of the carbon dioxide emissions will be eliminated by the time 2030 rolls in. This is a lofty goal. It may come true as well which would be a salubrious thing for the environment.

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