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Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband & Geoff Lloyd

215. FOLLOW THE (CITY) LEADER: the power of local action on the climate crisis

Season 1, Ep. 215

Hello! As COP26 kicks off, we’re exploring how cities and towns are leading the way on tackling the climate crisis. Mark Watts from C40 Cities talks us through how some of the world’s largest cities — from Milan to Seoul — are taking urgent action to reduce emissions. Polly Billington from UK100 tells us what local leaders are up to in the UK. And deputy mayor of Paris Celia Blauel is back to tell us about the city’s ambitious climate plan.

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