City mayors, municipal leaders and civil society are joining together in a Nordic initiative for climate action. The purpose of the initiative, which is being launched at a Mayors’ event at Almedalen in Sweden on 28-29 June 2015, is to promote the crucial climate impact role played by cities. They can take the lead in the Nordic countries, in Europe and all over the world. The initiative emphasizes leadership, cooperation in existing and new networks, citizens involvement and social innovation.
Time has come to say THANK YOU to all that have contributed to the process of a global climate change agreement. A lot of steps have been taken to exchange ideas and collaborations these days. Our focus further on will be – more actions and deliverables – to meet the targets and to make our[…]
We are in a crucial moment. We have a draft and its nice to get strong positive voices from Philippines, Canada and the Nordics. The mayors and city’s voices have never been stronger and bolder as during COP21. Since we had the gathering in the Political week in Almedalen this summer the Nordic Mayors and[…]
Al Gore said this morning that Cities and mayors has been a game changer at COP21 this year with its bold messages on how to fight Climate Change. The Nordic cities has made their case in the Nordic Pavilion at COP21. Cities & Regions Launch Major Five-Year Vision to Take Action on Climate Change, SEE[…]
The Indigenous people in the arctics have made their choices – Listen to Jannie Staffansson from the Saami Council in Paris
The Indigenous people in the arctics have made their choices. Listen to Jannie Staffansson from the Saami Council in Paris strongly arguing for a sustainable society and reduction of greenhouse gases from a Saami perspective.
What’s happening in Paris? Interviews from the Nordic Pavilion on cities work with broad climate solutions
Interviews by, Kaj Embrén, project manager Mayor’s Lead, with: Bo Frank, mayor of Växjö, Dagur B Eggertsson, Mayor of Reykjavik, David Simon, Professor & Director Mistra Urban Futures, Joseph Robertson, Global StrategyDirector, Partnership for Change
Sweden aspires to become the worlds first Fossil Fuel-Free Nation – But How? Today at the Nordic Pavilion 10.15-11.45
Today: Nordic Pavilion at @COP21 10.15-11.45 Sweden aspires to become the worlds first Fossil Fuel-Free Nation – But How? Participants include: Mehmet Kaplan,Swedish Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Information Technology – cities going Carbon Neutral? Dagur B Eggertsson, Mayor of Reykjavik Bo Frank, Mayor of Växjö – From a global perspective, what can the[…]
Meet the Mayor from Växjö 3 dec at the Nordic Pavilion, @COP21 10.15. Read more in the guardian HERE!
The Nordic city model: Meet City of Stockholm and Copenhagen at 12.30 today – HUB Culture Paris Pavilion, 8 Rue St Roch
Welcome to the Nordic City Model event today at 12.30 in Paris. Registration to: firstname.lastname@example.org For other events, see the Nordic Mayors Program in Paris.
Project manager Kaj Embrén interviews, among others, Morten Kabell, mayor of Technical and Environmental Affairs in Copenhagen, about Copenhagen’s role as a forerunner in being carbon neutral. Further the South Pole Group and Yunus Arikan, head of global policy at ICLEI are also interviewed.