Though the SR1.5 primarily speaks to national and international decision-makers, we have produced this synthesis for
a simple reason: climate science must be accessible to urban policymakers, because without them, there will be no
limiting global warming to 1.5°C. In cities and urban areas, there are actions that policymakers—along with residents and
stakeholders, such as civil society, the academic community, and those in business and finance—can take to help limit
warming and adapt to the impacts of climate change. The effects of a city’s actions are not limited to its own borders or
region, and, likewise, lessons learned in some cities and urban areas can serve as inspiration and resources for solutions
in other urban areas.
Here is the full report: