Florence: a world leader in the fight against climate change
LIGHT MODE
DARK MODE
Get 1 year from 27.50 €

Digital and paper subscriptions available worldwide

Subscribe now

Florence: a world leader in the fight against climate change

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) runs a system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environment reporting.

bookmark
Tue 17 Nov 2020 10:58 AM

Florence has made the A list of cities that are demonstrating major progress in the fight against climate change.

 

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) runs a system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environment reporting. This is the first time that Florence has been included on the list, joining Turin as the only other Italian city to have set ambitious targets and made practical plans since the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2016.

 

 

 

Cascine Park, Florence

 

 

“We are proud of what we’ve done and what we’re planning to make the city greener and more sustainable,” commented Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence. “We are convinced that the time is now, in a world tormented by the pandemic, to make brave and far-sighted decisions about the climate and environment.”

 

The City of Florence’s projects include planting 20,000 trees by 2023, completing the tram system, increasing recycling, introducing car and bike sharing and electric mobility, encouraging alternative transport such as the new route announced between Florence and Prato, and implementing environment-related apps.

 

Only 88 cities feature on the Carbon Disclosure Project Cities A List. Other European cities to make the cut include Paris, Athens and Berlin.

Related articles

NEWS

10 ways to save on water this summer

Now that the summer is here, the time has come to preserve our water supplies.

NEWS

Solidarity project in San Frediano fosters job skills for those with autism

'In frigo veritas' teaches the trade of magnet making.

NEWS

Historic jeweller Cassetti opens watch service centre by the Ponte Vecchio

Historic jeweller Cassetti has upped its customer service by opening a watch service centre by the Ponte Vecchio.

LIGHT MODE
DARK MODE