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    Cities100: Cities Are Taking Climate Action

    For centuries, cities have been vital hubs for arts and culture, business communities., and innovative ideas. Over half of the world’s population lives in cities and the UN projects that number will rise to over two-thirds by 2050.

    Today, our cities are also ground zero for the climate crisis. Over 90 percent of major urban areas are coastal, which means that most are extremely vulnerable to the effects of a warming world as polar ice melts, sea levels rise, and powerful storms sweep across these regions.

    But here’s the good news: cities around the globe are also at the forefront of some of the most powerful solutions to this crisis.

    Discover how with the 2019 edition of Cities100, which features 100 of the boldest projects from leading cities around the world working to address sustainability and build a greener future

    To find out how cities all around the world are stepping up to become leaders in clean energy and sustainable development, get your free download of the Cities100 illustrated guide.

    The Cities100 guide is the work of Nordic Sustainability, C40 Cities, and Realdania, used here with permission.