SUP Volume III: What the Latest Science on Climate Change Mitigation Means For Cities and Urban Areas

Region

Global

Published: November 2022

The Summary for Urban Policymakers (SUP) Volume III focuses on climate change mitigation in cities and urban areas. Drawing on latest research, this volume synthesizes key findings of the IPCC Working Group III Report for urban policy makers. Cities and urban areas offer significant opportunities for reducing emissions through a range of mitigation options such as low-emissions transport, energy-efficient buildings, or enhanced carbon storage using nature. Ambitious urban policies that forefront well-designed and effectively implemented mitigation interventions also hold co-benefits for adaptation and sustainable development goals.

Watch Aromar Revi, Director, Indian Institute for Human Settlements; and IPCC Coordinating Lead Author, distill the key messages.

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