The megacities that comprise the C40 Climate Leadership Group (C40) made some of the boldest, most impactful climate actions in the world since 2011.
They included implementing energy efficiency regulations for buildings, instituting bus rapid transit lines, flood mapping efforts and initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a report from the C40 and Arup uncovered.
C40 megacities range from Chicago, Ill. to Sydney, Australia. Here are graphics from the study that show mayoral powers and actions that addressed climate change.
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