Governments and citizens

Useful links for citizens and elected local leaders

Climate emergency declarations in 1,781 jurisdictions and local governments cover 820 million citizen

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Council and community Action in the Climate Emergency By declaring a climate emergency you will support a call for immediate and urgent action to reverse global warming and avoid the coming climate catastrophe.


Public procurement wields enormous purchasing power, green public procurement (GPP) policies can have a substantial impact on reducing the emissions 

Climate Caucus (CC) is a non-partisan network of 250+ elected local leaders working collectively to create and implement equitable policy which aligns IPCC and IPBES science.

Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) Program is a commitment by local governments to reduce GHG emissions and act on climate change. Administered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). Move through the five milestone steps using our tools, which were designed to make your work as straightforward as possible.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change. The IPCC prepares comprehensive Assessment Reports about the state of scientific, technical and socio-economic knowledge on climate change, its impacts and future risks, and options for reducing the rate at which climate change is taking place.