R20 Regions of Climate Action
The technology to reduce energy consumption and lower greenhouse gas emissions is here. The opportunity to strengthen local economies, improve public health and create new green jobs is real. Take action now.
Diverse alliances of subnational
governments and partners to
develop, finance, implement,
evaluate and replicate low-carbon
and climate-resilient projects.
Developing project methodologies
and/or performance standards for specific
low-carbon technologies that ensure cost
saving and maximize environmental and
Coming together to help the
world achieve shared global
environmental and economic goals
Photo below: R20 Founding Chair Arnold Schwarzenegger presenting the Feasibility and Action Plan to Marcos Belchior, Conservation Secretary for the City of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
January 31st and February 1st, 2013: Vienna R20 Conference with Arnold Schwarzenegger - "Implementing the Sustainable Energy Future", Vienna, Austria. The conference focused on practical and inspiring sub-national bottom up actions from around the globe to build strong sustainable economies and make clean, local sources of energy available to everyone. Please click here for more information about the conference.
Kandeh K. Yumkella, Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, R20 Founding Chair Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta discuss implementing the sustainable energy future at the Vienna R20 Conference.
To read the text of the President of the European Commission, Jose Barroso's speech at the Vienna R20 Conference, please click here.