“Glocal” Comparative Law in Action: the Role of Cities in Facing Environmental Issues

Actually, humankind is the major driving force in shaping the environment, and recent scientific studies demonstrate how Earth resilience is not able to cope with the potential arms deriving from an uncontrolled expansion of human activities. The presentation aims to discuss the engagement of main cities and city-networks in facing contemporary environmental issues, analysing the adaption and mitigation policies within different legal frameworks (local, national and international).