The Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance is a coalition of leaders committed to deploying finance for city level climate action at scale by 2030.
Trillions of dollars will be required to help cities build the low-emissions, resilient infrastructure necessary to combat and react to climate change. The Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance is the only multi-level and multi-stakeholder coalition aimed at closing the investment gap for urban subnational climate projects and infrastructure worldwide.
Population that will live in cities by 2050
Cities that are on coasts
Share of global emissions from cities
Sustainable infrastructure spending needed in the next 15 years
By taking part in the Alliance, and by contributing their expertise, access to networks, and funding, these leaders have committed to work together to bridge the supply and demand for sustainable, climate-friendly, and resilient development at the subnational level.
The Alliance aims to:
Build awareness of city finance needs and opportunities
Craft a strong global architecture to support measurement and evaluation
Identify existing solutions and gaps in city-level, climate-related finance
Support new investment solutions that fill crucial gaps in cities climate finance
Climate Policy Initiative, on behalf of the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance, will host a session at the World Climate Summit, “Climate Finance for Cities: Moving from project ideas to finance-ready low carbon infrastructure investments.” The session will explore how to facilitate...
The Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (the Alliance) is pleased to announce its new Steering Committee for the duration of 2019-2021. As the Alliance grows, the new Steering Committee will be instrumental in providing operational and financial oversight of...
September 25, New York -- Today, members of the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance gathered to welcome seven new members and renew their commitment to deploying finance for city-level climate action at scale by 2030. Trillions of dollars will be required to...
Over the next 15 years, USD 93 trillion of low-emissions and climate-resilient infrastructure will be needed to meet the objectives of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. According to The State of City Climate Finance 2015 report, more than 70% of this...