The 24 Reasons To Choose HOPE guide (from the Climate Reality Project) forms the backdrop for and is the primary resource for this article.The news about climate change is often quite grim but underneath this cloud of uncertainty and unease we have many reasons to choose climate hope. The following consists mostly of excerpts 1.5 degrees2 degreesclimate hope Read More
Achieving the toughest climate change target set in the global Paris agreement will save the world about $30tn in damages, far more than the costs of cutting carbon emissions, according to a new economic analysis.
Most nations, representing 90% of global population, would benefit economically from keeping global warming to 1.5C 1.5 degrees2 degreesadaptationecosystemsEmissionsGDP Read More
UN Climate Change News 15 February, 2018 - Extreme weather events are set to occur more frequently, even if the central goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement to limit the global temperatures rise to well under 2°C is met, according to new research by Stanford University scientists.
The findings highlight the 1.5 degrees2 degreesextreme weatherresiliencescience Read More
A study by scientists from Tufts University, Rutgers University, and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany projects that aiming for the lower global average temperature increase under the Paris Climate Change Agreement could save coastal communities and ecosystems from the most dire consequences of global sea-level change. 1.5 degrees2 degreesandrew kempIPCCpotsdam InstituteRutgers UniversityTufts University Read More
More than a quarter of the planet’s surface could become significantly drier if global temperatures rise 2C above pre-industrial levels, scientists predict.
The study, which is one of the most detailed assessments to date of future aridity, suggests that many regions could face an increased threat of drought and wildfires.
Limiting global 1.5 degrees2 degreesaridChang-Eui ParkProf Tim Osborn Read More
(Marrakech) – More than 100 high-level business leaders and investors met with leaders from Government, civil society and the United Nations in a show of resounding support and commitment to taking action on the Paris Climate Agreement at the COP 22/CMP 12: High-Level Meeting on Climate Change on 16 November.
Hosted by 2 degrees2030Ban Ki-MoonCOP22David NabarroErik SolheimLa Confédération Générale des Entreprises du MarocLise KingomarrakechNAZCANDC'sParis Climate AgreementPatricia EspinosaSDG'sunepUNFCCC Read More
Speech of Isabelle Kocher, CEO of ENGIE and Chairperson of the Terrawatt Initiative during the COP22 Side Event “Solar@COP” in Marrakech, the 15th of November.
Terrawatt Initiative is a global non-profit organization, bringing together governments, investors, energy suppliers, NGOs and citizens to promote competitive solar power as a decisive tool to address power needs, sustainable development 1.5 degrees2 degrees400ppmclimate changeENGIEIsabelle Kocherparis agreementSDG'sSolar@COPTerrawatt Initiative Read More
Co-chaired by Morocco and Germany, the NDC Partnership offers unique platform to empower developing countries to achieve national climate commitments under the Paris Agreement and related sustainable development goals
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO (November 15, 2016) – Today at the international climate negotiations in Marrakech, Morocco, developing and developed countries launch a new 1.5 degrees2 degreesAndrew SteerBarbara HendricksGerd MüllerGIZH.E. Vo Tuan NhaHakima El HaiteLaura TuckLaurence TubianamarrakechNDC Partnershipparis agreementSDG'sWorld Resources InstituteWRI Read More
Business and Policy Leaders Commit to Further Action on Global Energy Transition for a Just Climate Future for All
Marrakech, 11 November, 2016 – With the Paris Climate Agreement having just come into force, leaders from a wide range of sectors are coming together on Energy Day at the UN Climate Change 1.5 degrees2 degreesAdnan Z. AminAlejandro AgagAMEEAREIBill Weihlep100Hakima El HaiteIRENAKevin RabinovitchLaurence TubianaMASENNDC'srachel kyteRE100SDG'sSEforALLSIDS Read More