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Winners of 2017 UN Climate Solutions Awards Announced

Nineteen ground-breaking initiatives from around the world were announced today, as recipients of the United Nations ‘Momentum for Change’ Climate Solutions Award. The winners underline how Global Climate Action is accelerating, two years after the Paris Agreement was universally adopted and in support of the Sustainable Development Goals. Representatives from the following

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Chemical Industry Needs to Step up Action to Meet Paris Goals

The chemicals sector is responsible for an eighth of global industrial carbon emissions with 95% of manufactured products relying on chemicals. The industry is part of the solution for climate change – with companies producing innovative products like batteries for electric cars and profiting from US$83 billion in the low carbon transition.

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G7 2018 SERIES – How Can Robotics Help Combat Climate Change?

“Because quite soon – before we’ve reached the end of this century, even – I think that what people call robots will have taken over.” Robots will rule the world? “Well, yes. They’ll be in charge.” In charge of us? “Yes, if we’re still here. Whether they’ll have taken over

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UN’s Clean Development Mechanism Is Important for Paris Goals

The UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) should continue to spur emission reductions and sustainable development, on the ground, to help countries under the Paris Climate Change Agreement, companies, organizations and individuals meet their climate goals. This was the message from some 80 CDM Designated National Authorities (DNAs) who met in Bonn,

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Identifying Policy Support for Effective Climate Technologies

This month, international experts will meet in Bonn, Germany, to identify policies that can support countries in accelerating the deployment of technologies for reducing greenhouse gases and adapting to climate change – from LED Lighting to climate-smart agriculture. Once identified, the policies will be presented to governments during the UN Climate

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Companies, Organizations Want Climate Action – Survey

In a survey of the private-sector, public-sector and not-for-profits, 94% of respondents felt organizations should reduce their greenhouse gas emissions even when not required to do so by law, and 79% reported they believe climate change poses a risk to their organization. The Imperial College London survey, conducted in consultation with the International

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Saving Time, Money and Health – Climate Action from Around the World

Bonn, 5 September, UN Climate Change News – Saving time, money and health by climate action is the central message of success in a new set of videos profiling the 2016 winners of the UN’s “Momentum for Change” initiative, from local women in Africa and Asia to the biggest companies in the world. These

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