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Cities Race to Zero

Apr 21 2021, 17:00 BST - Apr 21 2021, 18:30 BST

Apr 21 2021, 12:00 EDT - Apr 21 2021, 13:30 EDT

Hosted by ICLEI

Race To Zero is a global campaign of the United Nations' COP26 Climate Champions to rally leadership and support from businesses, cities, regions, and investors for a healthy, resilient, zero-carbon recovery that prevents future threats, creates decent jobs, and unlocks inclusive, sustainable growth.

The “ICLEI150” represents a movement of 150 local governments across the ICLEI USA network that are stepping up to join the Cities Race to Zero to cut global emissions in half by 2030 and to zero by 2050.

Join this session to learn why local leaders are taking this bold step and what they feel is needed to succeed. Learn more:


  • Mayor Frank Cownie, Des Moines IA
  • Commissioner Brigid Shea, Travis County TX
  • Council member Kelly King, Maui County HI
  • Mayor Christoper Taylor, Ann Arbor MI
  • Mayor Melanie Piana Ferndale MI
  • Mayor Niki Armacost Hastings-on-Hudson NY
  • Mayor Ravinder Bhalla Hoboken NJ
  • Mayor Buddy Dyer Orlando FL
  • Mayor Sam Liccardo San Jose CA
  • Commissioner Anna Hansen Santa Fe County NM
  • Mayor Melvin Carter Saint Paul MN
  • Mayor Rick Kriseman St. Pete FL
  • Commissioner Sue Shink, Washtenaw County, MI