Cities - 07/October/2019

Mayors have a duty to respond to climate change

In an interview with FORESIGHT Climate & Energy, Frank Jensen, mayor of Copenhagen, explains why mayors and local authorities are uniquely positioned to lead the energy transition and implement measures to proof their cities against extreme weather

Cities around the world are being badly hit by the effects of climate change as extreme temperatures and flooding threaten the living conditions, and even lives, of their citizens. Learning from each other about climate adaptation and mitigation is the best way forward, advocates Frank Jensen, mayor of Copenhagen
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