Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South Africa Climate action and sustainable development, Democracy, devolution and governance

Roundtable: Exploring innovative policy approaches for climate action


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Session overview

Robust and effective policies are crucial for cities to achieve their climate action goals. This roundtable discussion will convene city representatives to analyse existing policies, identify successful approaches, and discuss innovative policy solutions to accelerate climate progress. The focus will be on policies that drive the adoption of renewable energy, sustainable transportation, energy efficiency, and circular economy principles.

This in-person roundtable is taking place as a part of the Cities Climate Action Summit. Sign up now to attend this free virtual and in-person conference and register your interest for this LGIU-led session (Roundtable 4) when signing up.

Key areas of exploration

  • What are the most impactful climate-related policies your city has implemented? What were the key success factors? What lessons could be valuable for other cities to consider?
  • What regulatory barriers, financial obstacles, or other hurdles hinder your city’s ability to develop and implement effective climate policies?
  • How can cities collaborate at the regional, national, or international level to streamline policy development, share resources, and amplify their impact?
  • What are some innovative policy solutions that cities should explore for the future

About the Cities Climate Action Summit

In this two-day event (one virtual, one in-person), you can be part of the conversation that will drive impactful change. You’ll gain insights to develop strategies for building a smart, resilient city that addresses climate change, while considering liveability, equity, and long-term sustainability.

Held during London Climate Action Week, you’ll hear from world class, international city leaders and climate experts. You’ll be able to engage in dynamic discussions through exclusive roundtables, acquire valuable perspectives from thought-provoking panel debates, and enjoy intimate fireside chats with industry pioneers.

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