Mumbai has ended up becoming a member of c40 cities climate change group. C40 is a network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing the climate change. C40 support cities to collaborate successfully share information, measurable and economical action on climate change.

According to Aaditya, cities across Maharashtra like Pune, Nashik, Nagpur, Thane have the capacity to lead climate change adaptation and relief measures. “I thank @MikeBloomberg for seeding this idea through his initiatives to bring cities onboard for the environment,’’ he said.

Maharashtra Minister of Environment and Tourism Aaditya Thackeray in a tweet said, ‘’Happy to inform all the climate change action believers that I have received a confirmation mail on a unanimous vote to accept Mumbai@c40cities member cities. We had applied to be a part of this group as we believe that our cities can lead the climate change initiative.’’

He further added, “We thank @MayorofLA for chairing the steering committee and all the member cities for accepting this application. We are committed to being a leader in climate change mitigation and adaptation action and will initiate the process for other cities in Maharashtra as well.’’

Around the world, C40 Cities interfaces 97 of the world’s most noteworthy cities to require striking climate action driving the way towards a more beneficial and more economical future. Speaking to 700+ million citizens and one-quarter of the worldwide economy, leaders of the C40 cities are committed to delivering ambitious goals of the Paris Agreement at the local level to cleaning the air we breathe.