Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance

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Description of what the network is about

The Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance (CNCA) is a collaboration of leading global cities working to achieve carbon neutrality in the next 10-20 years – the most aggressive GHG reduction targets undertaken anywhere by any city.

Societal Problem they want to address

CNCA seeks to address GHG and other carbon emissions to achieve carbon neutrality in 10 to 20 years.

Societal Domain

CNCA addresses carbon emission reduction and improving city-to-city learning.

Basic aim of the network

CNCA aims to reach carbon neutrality within 10-20 years through reducing emissions. Additionally, CNCA seeks to address the intersection of carbon neutrality and disenfranchised populations.


The following are the seven strategic focus areas: (1) Fund Transformative Action In Cities, (2) Exert Collective Influence, (3) Advance Methodologies and Governance Tools, (4) Foster Peer Learning, (5) Cultivate Transformational Leadership, (6) Help Cities Communicate More Effectively, (7) Prioritize a Just Carbon Neutral Future.

For more information

Research question about translocal networking

How can cities move towards carbon neutrality while addressing disenfranchised populations?

Entry done by

Fiona Sosnowski