Journal article

A Decade of C40: Research Insights and Agendas for City Networks

K Davidson, L Coenen, B Gleeson

Global Policy | Durham University and John Wiley & Sons Ltd | Published : 2019


In the last decade, there has been a marked growth in formalised city networks. City networks of late have transcended beyond municipal collaborations towards more complex networked governance arrangements. City networks are noted also to raise the level of ambition among cities learning from and competing with each other with regard to the deployment of low-carbon technologies and policies. Over the last two decades, at least nine urban climate networks have been established around the world. This article consolidates the academic literature on C40 within the context of three key themes that are drawn upon from earlier work of Davidson et al. with the goal of drawing out the key implication..

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