All you need to know from C40 at COP26 today

Putting a down payment on climate action and environmental justice in Chicago

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Investors commit more than $1 billion USD to zero-emission buses in Latin America

Today at COP26, the Zero Emission Rapid-deployment Accelerator (ZEBRA) partnership announced that a coalition of financiers have committed to invest more than $1 billion USD in zero-emission bus fleets in Latin America. ZEBRA has been working over two years to gather these commitments from investors such as Ascendal, Enel X, VEMO and VGMobility.

Building back better

Building a better world together: accelerating deep collaboration for built environment climate action, hosted by UNFCCC, was today’s flagship event at COP26. The event brought together experts and global leaders to share insights on how to reach the common goal of halving emissions from the global construction sector by 2030.

Building a cleaner future for construction

C40 launched the Clean Construction Action Coalition today at COP26, which will harness expertise and solutions from across the construction value chain.

C40 receives millions in UK government funding to accelerate climate action

In a move that will help deliver meaningful climate action around the world, the UK government has announced £27.5 million in funding over the next four years for a new Urban Climate Action programme (UCAP) to support cities and regions in developing countries most impacted by climate change to accelerate their transition to net zero. The UCAP programme will be implemented through C40 and its partner, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

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