NEW COLLABORATION OF TWENTY-ONE COMPANIES IS DEDICATED TO ACCELERATING CLIMATE ACTION USING THE POWER OF TECHNOLOGY
Today, at the Global Climate Action Summit (https://www.globalclimateactionsummit.org/) (GCAS) in San Francisco, California, twenty-one companies will announce the launch of the Step Up Declaration (https://stepupdeclaration.org/) , a new alliance dedicated to harnessing the power of 2020Christiana FigueresGCASStep Up Declaration Read More
UN Climate Change News, Paris, Dec 12 – Today at the One Planet Summit, on the 2nd anniversary of the Paris Agreement, world leaders gathered once again in the French capital to underscore how financial flows are shifting billions and trillions towards a low-carbon future that will benefit peoples and livelihoods.
Patricia Espinosa, 2020COP24EspinosaGutteresMacronNDCsOnePanetparis agreementworld bank Read More
The UN has published a new report that draws attention to concrete examples of successful climate policy implementation around the world and how these can be replicated and scaled up between now and 2020.
The “Summary for Policymakers”, published ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP 23, 6 2020Hakima El HaiteInia SeruiratuParis Climate AgreementUNFCCC Read More
COP22 host leads by example in the fight against climate change with 52% green energy target by 2020 and Africa’s first city cycle hire scheme
As the host of this year’s COP22 climate change conference in Marrakech, Morocco has been keen to demonstrate its green credentials and make this COP the 2020africaagricultureCOP22hydraulic damsinfrastructuremarrakechMoroccoNoorrenewable energyRenewablessustainable agriculture Read More
- World is still heading for temperature rise of 2.9 to 3.4℃ this century, even with Paris pledges
-2030 emissions will be 12 to 14 gigatonnes above levels needed to limit global warming to 2℃
- Opportunities include enhanced pre-2020 action building on Cancun pledges, cost-effective energy efficiency and stimulating action by 1.5 degrees2 degrees20202030Børge Brendeemissions cutsEmissions Gap reportErik SolheimG20hydrofluorocarbonskigali amendmentmarrakeshunep Read More
The UN Climate Change secretariat has published the Summary for Policymakers (SPM), an annual go-to publication that summarises policies, technologies and initiatives to boost climate action.
The SPM results from meetings throughout 2016 of the technical examination processes on mitigation and adaptation. As a result, and for the first time, the 2020adaptationmitigationParis Climate AgreementSPM Read More
The world’s two leading economies, China and the US, have announced today that their governments will put the Paris Agreement into national law. Their ratification will put significant wind in the sails of the global climate deal, and brings us tantalizingly closer to the treaty becoming international law by the 2020Ban Ki-MoonChinaclimate changeCOP21G20NDCparis agreementUNFCCC Read More