01 Jul '11, 3pm

Top 10 cities around the world that are most forward-thinking on #climate change:

Top 10 cities around the world that are most forward-thinking on #climate change:

10. Tokyo, Japan 1/10 Photo: James Law Cohen gave Tokyo high marks for its public transit system (the most-used in the world) and its focus on private-sector innovation. He said the city needs to work on commitment to renewables and a climate adaptation plan. 9. London, U.K. 2/10 Photo: Marc Barker The densest city in the rankings, London scored well for policies like congestion pricing, for its comprehensive climate action plan, and for its adaptation measures, such as the Thames Barrier , which protects against tidal surges. 8. New York City, U.S. 3/10 Photo: Christopher Schoenbohm Leadership from Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a relative wealth of park space, and an excellent rail transit infrastructure made New York one of only two U.S. cities on the list. 7. San Francisco, U.S. 4/10 Photo: Grant Montgomery A strong political commitment to climate-friendly policies, along wi...

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