October 10, 2019 / 4:24 PM / 5 days ago

FACTBOX: Urban gardens and electric fleets - Seven cities winning on climate change

COPENHAGEN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From electric buses to pollution-sucking urban gardens, cities around the world are experimenting with ways to ensure global climate goals are met, as they account for about three-quarters of planet-warming emissions, according to the United Nations.

Here are seven award-winning initiatives to make cities greener, announced by the C40 network of cities tackling climate change on Thursday:

Sources: C40, Transport for London, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Reporting by Umberto Bacchi @UmbertoBacchi, Editing by Katy Migiro. Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, that covers humanitarian news, women's and LGBT+ rights, human trafficking, property rights, and climate change. Visit http://news.trust.org

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