World cities seek $375 bn to fight climate change

Mexico City's Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera speaks during a conference where mayors from the world's biggest cities plot their strategy for fighting climate change in the face of skepticism from US President-elect Donald TrumpThe world’s big cities will need $375 billion of investment to curb climate change, a large gathering of mayors heard in Mexico on Thursday. Together we will seek that money,” said the new president of the C40 network of big cities, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo. If that amount is made available “humanity will have a chance of surviving,” she told a gathering of C40 mayors in Mexico.

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