COP26: UK Commits to Supporting Lagos, Other Cities Transit to Net Zero by 2050


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Michael Olugbode in Abuja

The United Kingdom (UK) government has stated its commitment to support Lagos and other developing cities and regions most impacted by climate change to accelerate their transition to net zero

This commitment was made yesterday at the Cities, Regions and Built Environment Day at the ongoing COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Urban Climate Action Programme will work with cities including: Africa: Addis Ababa, Accra, Nairobi, Lagos, Johannesburg, Tshwane, Dar es Salaam;

·Asia: Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Quezon City; and Latin America: Bogotá, Medellín, Guadalajara, Mexico City, Lima

The commitment was made at a new multi-million UK Urban Climate Action Programme launched yesterday to help developing cities reduce their emissions and grow sustainably.

UK as COP26 Presidency, called on cities and regions across the world to commit to net zero emissions by 2050 and the decarbonizing of the world’s urban buildings, which…

Source: Thisday Newspaper

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