Three Stories for Local Governments to Watch in 2020

According to the new Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report the top five global threats in the World for 2020 are all related to the environment. These risks require integrated action at all levels of government.

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In response to the Report Dana Vigran’s blog entry explores what 2020 holds for local governments in terms of climate action. Based on past blog posts featured in CityTalk she makes three interesting predictions:

  1. Nature and climate will come together in global debate and local action;
  2. Streamlined local climate data reporting will show its value to national governments as the next round of NDCs are submitted;
  3. We will see much more integrated action at the local level as communities experience increased climate change impacts and citizen mobilize.

Read the complete blog entry here.