The Azimuth Project
The World Mayors Council on Climate Change (Rev #3)

The World Mayors Council on Climate Change is an alliance of committed local government leaders advocating an enhanced recognition and involvement of Mayors in multilateral efforts addressing climate change and related issues of global sustainability.

The WMCCC was initiated in 2010 in collaboration with Local governments for sustainability (ICLEI), united cities and local governments (UCLG) and the Club of Madrid.

  • Hiraomi Hamanaka, Institute for environmental strategies (IGES). TBD.

More than half the world’s population lives in urban conglomerations, accounting for 70% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

UN-HABITAT projects that by 2030, about 60% of the population will be urbanised, mostly in developing countries.

The Mexico city pact (2010)

Sign online :

carbonn Cities Climate Registry (cCCR)

“Local climate action the world can count on”.

51 cities with 83 million people emitting 447 MtCO2e per year. (1).

(1) MtCO2e : GHGs are described in terms of equivalent megatonnes of CO2.

10-point action list


Local climate action measurement

Measurable, reportable and verifiable action.

Covenant of mayors in Europe

Local government climate roadmap

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