New Global Climate Alliance for the world’s cities

More than 7,100 cities in 119 countries will be part of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy , a new group formed on June 22, 2016 by an alliance of  the European Union’s Covenant of Mayors and the U.N.-backed Compact of Mayors  . Canadian cities of Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver and Windsor, are all members of the Compact of Mayors.  The new Covenant will be co-chaired by Maros Sefcovic, from the European Commission and Michael Bloomberg of the Compact of Mayors.  See the Convenant Fact Sheet here .

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