To assess the quality, completeness, and feasibility of net-zero climate action plans (CAPs) produced by C40 member cities with C40 support.
While global cities are at the forefront of tackling climate change, the feasibility of their long-term strategies to reduce emissions and adapt to new risks has been unclear. This project sought to analyze how assistance from C40 is helping its member cities implement their latest generation of climate action plans.
Children's Investment Fund Foundation
Nearly all of the reviewed CAPs apply an equity lens to climate action planning, and consider the social, environmental, health, and economic benefits of climate action on vulnerable populations.
Evidence & Insights From This Project
Evaluation of Climate Action Plans and C40’s Thematic Networks: Final Report
The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), one of C40's strategic funders, commissioned Mathematica to conduct an independent evaluation of two major components of C40's direct support: Paris Agreement-compliant climate action plans and thematic networks.Learn More
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