Eco-briefs LATIN AMERICA: Mega Cities in Search of Climate Leadership
BUENOS AIRES, May 21 (Tierramérica).- Representatives of civil society, political organizations and the private sector from Buenos Aires, Mexico City and São Paulo, the three most populous cities in Latin America, met in the Argentine capital to promote leadership around the climate change issue.
“Our goal is to foster a multi-sectoral discussion among the cities that will help pull the climate change debate out of its current stagnation,” Juan Carlos Villalonga of the Argentine environmental organization Los Verdes told Tierramérica.
The conference “Towards a Joint Agenda Between the Cities of Buenos Aires, Mexico D. F. and São Paulo: Promoting Climate Leadership and Citizenship” was held May 16-20, organized by the Environment and Natural Resources Foundation of Argentina, the Brazilian Association for Leadership Development, and the Institute of Biology of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
*Source: Inter Press Service.
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