UN Climate Change has begun a new partnership with the AirCarbon Exchange (ACX), the world’s first fully digital carbon exchange, to promote carbon offsetting via emission reductions certified by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
The partnership will allow ACX clients representing 30 different countries to purchase and retire emission Read More
By guest author PATRICIA ESPINOSA, Executive Secretary, UN Framework Convention On Climate Chance (UNFCC)
A year ago, one year into the Covid-19 pandemic, we faced a long winter, with the knowledge that COP26 would be delayed by a year. Nevertheless, we said
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During the very, very busy first 100 days of the Biden-Harris administration, the United States will host a climate summit. President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to rejoin the agreement that Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the day after the November election. He reiterated his plan to put the Read More
With a just over a year to COP26, business and governments are under increasing pressure to pair our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic with breakthrough actions to achieve net-zero emissions. Companies united as members of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) will be supported in this critical agenda Read More
Late last year, flights were diverted from Delhi, thousands of schools were closed and people in the Indian capital were advised to stay indoors or wear masks.
You might assume that these precautions were related to some kind of viral outbreak. But, in fact, they were a response to a spike Read More
Fewer of the world’s large aquifers are depleting than previously estimated, according to a new study by the University of Sussex and UCL.
Groundwater, the world’s largest distributed store of freshwater, plays a critical role in supplying water for irrigation, drinking and industry, and sustaining vital ecosystems.
Previous global studies of changes Read More
The Advancing Net Zero (ANZ) Status Report 2020 highlights leadership action from GBCs and the building and construction sector towards achieving total sector decarbonisation.
We showcase action from across our Green Building Council (GBC) network including the 27 GBCs participating in WorldGBC’s global Advancing Net Zero project, as well as signatories to Read More
The crucial topic of delivering climate finance in 2020 and beyond was the focus of an event held on day 4 of June Momentum for Climate Change - one of a series of events that demonstrate the commitment to deliver climate action and ambition in 2020.
As global warming continues - with 2020 projected to be one Read More
Joint op-ed by Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of UN Climate Change & Francesco La Camera, director-general of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), first published by Thomson Reuters Foundation.COVID-19 is a global health crisis unlike any in recent history — one that is spreading human suffering, destabilizing the global economy Read More