Knowledge Note

"How national governments can secure economic prosperity and avert climate catastrophe by transforming cities."

This report, a collaborative effort of more than 50 organizations brought together by the Coalition for Urban Transitions, outlines the immense social and economic benefits of creating compact, connected, and clean cities with net-zero emissions, and presents a clear six-part action plan for national governments around the world.

Zero-carbon cities offer a powerful lever to secure economic prosperity and boost living standards across a country – all while tackling the climate crisis. City governments cannot realize this opportunity alone. National governments have unique and crucial roles to play. 

This Knowledge Note is a Coalition for Urban Transitions flagship resource. The Executive Summary is part of the report titled -"Climate Emergency, Urban Opportunity", a report investigating how national governments can secure economic prosperity and avert climate catastrophe by transforming cities. To access the full report, click HERE