Implementation means clear targets and specific solutions to keep the promise of the Paris Agreement, explains Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Head of Climate and Energy for WWF. Cities are a key element and the most relevant actor, because they represent 85% of global emissions.
The One Planet City Challenge encourages cities to raise ambitions through friendly competition amongst peers. Cities can promote behavior change, reform, and sustainable investment. Many have already defined clear targets to reduce emissions and are taking action to meet these. To realize these goals, community engagement is essential