Cities are key to fighting climate change. They are often small and nimble enough to avoid the gridlock of national politics, and yet they’re also big enough to make a meaningful difference. The model being pioneered in Oslo may well show the world a way forward. Following its lead, however, cities around the world are growing interested in climate budgeting. The popularity of many climate measures within Oslo suggests the political feasibility of national policies.
By Nick Romeo. New Yorker. May 4, 2022.