global covenant of mayors

Christchurch City Council

 

Mayor: Lianne Dalziel

In 2017, the Christchurch City Council set the target of being carbon neutral (net zero greenhouse gas emissions) as an organisation by 2030.

The council is working to harness the opportunities and overcome the challenges of climate change, exploring the many ways it can reduce its environmental footprint and grow resilience.

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The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy is an international alliance of cities with a shared long-term vision of promoting voluntary action to combat climate change and transition to low-emission and resilient societies. The Global Covenant now includes over 9,130 cities from 120 countries, representing over 775 million people and 10.55% of the total global population, and is the largest global network of councils leading action on climate change.

Byron Shire Council

 

Mayor: Simon Richardson

In recognition of the importance local government plays in addressing climate change, Byron Shire Council has been actively implementing emissions reduction strategies and reporting on emissions since 2004 and is ambitiously aiming for 100% net zero emissions by 2025. The Council sees itself as a leader in sustainability and is proud to be a signatory of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.

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The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy is an international alliance of cities with a shared long-term vision of promoting voluntary action to combat climate change and transition to low-emission and resilient societies. The Global Covenant now includes over 9,130 cities from 120 countries, representing over 775 million people and 10.55% of the total global population, and is the largest global network of councils leading action on climate change.