Disadvantaged populations around the world systematically face the greatest environmental hazards and risks; poor air and water quality, high levels of noise pollution, urban heat, droughts and flooding. These hazards pose risks to public health but also erode social cohesion and entrench inequalities in cities and countries.
Smart climate action plans and systemic policy interventions can simultaneously delivery positive social justice and health outcomes whilst accelerating decarbonisation and reducing inequalities that exist in neighbourhoods by helping those most in need.
This opening session brings together global Mayors to share best practice on climate justice approaches to city governance, asking what can be done to maximise the social, health and environmental co-benefits from joined up thinking and how these schemes are being delivered in different contexts. The discussion is followed by a deep dive into transport and mobility as we look at how cities are using smart solutions to plan and future proof for city resilience, and to deliver social, health and environmental outcomes.
|BST||Platform Live @ 8am BST|
|10:00||Chair Opening Remarks|
Opening Mayoral Plenary: Mayoral action for a just and green global recovery
Virtual Panel – Promoting public health and city resilience through smart urban mobility solutions
In conversation with Karen Vancluysen, Secretary General, POLIS
Spotlight: How Paris is reconfiguring, reimagining, and reclaiming city space for people and the environment.
Climate Leaders LiveInterview with company or organisation with solution for mobility, electrification, transport or freight.
|11:55||Chair Closing Remarks|
|12:00||Break until 14:00|