Paulson Institute Convenes Chinese Mayors in Symposium on Sustainable CitiesThe Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr.
(Original source The Paulson Institute)
“At the Climate Summit for Local Leaders in Paris today, the Paulson Institute hosted a session titled Cities of the Future: Innovation and Sustainable Urbanization in China, featuring United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg, China’s Special Representative on Climate Change Xie Zhenhua, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti, Paulson Institute Senior Fellow Deborah Lehr and eight leading Chinese mayors.
The Climate Summit for Local Leaders is co-hosted by Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of the City of Paris and Michael Bloomberg. The event, hosted on the margins of the 21stConference of Parties (COP21) in Paris, is the world’s largest global convening of mayors, governors and local leaders focused on climate change. The aim of the event is to highlight the perspectives of local leaders around the globe on city efforts to address climate change.”
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