How C40 cities are implementing zero emission areas

As at Spring 2020, 35 global cities have set out to establish a significant area of their city as zero emission by 2030 as part of their commitment to the C40 Green and Healthy Streets Declaration. This document analyzes the approaches being taken by some leading cities to implement a zero emission area (ZEA). Designating a significant area of the city as “zero emission” by 2030 will require holistic and multi-faceted thinking and a timetable of strategic actions designed to shift the whole urban system onto a zero emission trajectory.

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