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China, EU Reaffirm Strong Commitment to Paris Agreement

China and the European Union reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris Agreement in a joint statement on Monday after the 20th EU-China Summit held in Beijing. During the summit, leaders highlighted the importance of tackling climate change and called other nations to step up climate action. This effort has become more urgent than ever

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“Life Depends on Climate, Biodiversity Inextricable Link; Let’s Defend It”

UN Climate Change News, 18 July 2018 –  Biodiversity and climate change are not separate issues, and if we are to protect the first one we must address the second, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa said this week during the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)

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Leading Companies Plan to Decarbonize Products & Services

Many of the world’s biggest companies plan to decarbonize at least half of their products and services within the next ten years, a new survey shows, thereby making a valuable contribution to fighting climate change. Conducted by Science-Based Targets (SBTi) – an initiative to help companies determine a pathway for reducing their

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Achieving Long-term Ambition on Climate Change

The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change establishes the long-term goal of keeping global temperature increases to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels (and aiming for 1.5 degrees Celsius) to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.  Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which articulate national climate change efforts in

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