News Digest Item
30 Apr 2018

International cities discuss mitigation measures at UN Bonn Climate Change Conference

Federal Environment Ministry

Representatives of hundreds of cities from around the world meet in Bonn in the framework of the UN Climate Change Conference in the former German capital to discuss mitigation measures against global warming and other policies necessary to reduce emissions, the German environment ministry (BMU) said in a press release. The international city network ICLEI  connects over 1,500 cities worldwide, including 22 from Germany, to share experiences with climate protection measures and cooperation on global warming. “Cities and regions have a key role to play in climate protection,” said BMU state secretary Jochen Flasbarth.

Find the press release in German here.

See the CLEW factsheet about cities’ role in the German energy transition for background.

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