The Agenda for a Green and Just Recovery, released by the C40 Global Mayors COVID-19 Recovery Task Force and based on a statement of principles endorsed by 40 city leaders from around the world, highlights key focus areas such as green job creation programmes; increased support for essential workers; investments in green industries, public services and mass transport; building retrofit programmes; and more protected spaces for pedestrians and cyclists. It also outlines the importance of “15-minute cities”, which are being adopted in places such as Paris and Milan, and enable residents to meet most of their needs within a short walk or bike ride from their homes

Read more