Digital revolution and market forces poised to drive economic transformation away from fossil fuels, but not without the right policy mix and bold climate leadership.
Report shows all sectors of the global economy have potential to rapidly halve emissions of greenhouse gases with existing technologies and changing behaviour, but beyond 2030GCASGHGs Read More
A new report finds that while actions by cities, states, regions and businesses can accelerate climate action, more must be done at all levels of government and in all areas of society to hold the global average temperature increase to as close as possible to 1.5 degrees Celsius, as agreed by the 2030America’s Paris pledgeparis agreementUnder2Coalition Read More
California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., United Nations Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa and Mahindra Group CEO Anand Mahindra have joined forces to spur more businesses, cities, states and regions to transparently report carbon emissions and progress toward meeting verifiable emissions reduction goals.
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UN Climate Change News, 12 March 2018 – The International Solar Alliance (ISA) received a significant boost on Sunday at a launch ceremony in New Delhi attended by Heads of State and Government and top UN officials, including the head of UN Climate Change.
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2017 was a record year for offshore wind in Europe according to statistics released today by WindEurope. Europe installed 3.1 GW of new offshore wind, taking total capacity to 15.8 GW, an increase of 25% in just one year.
13 new offshore wind farms were completed, including the world’s first floating offshore wind 2030Clean Energy PackageGiles DicksonoffshoreWindEurope Read More
The new technology industrial revolution will provide a major boost to speed up climate action but only if business commits to it and governments back it with stable policy and new incentives, delegates at the COP23 Innovation Day said on Tuesday.
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UN Climate Change News, Sept 28 - Urgent investment into infrastructure more resilient to climate change is needed to allow Caribbean island nations to achieve their clean energy, sustainable development plans, a high-level meeting of representatives from Caribbean governments, development partners and regional organizations in Saint Lucia concluded.
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(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.
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- 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
A major conference on the future of the world’s cities and towns, known as Habitat III, has wrapped up in Quito, Ecuador, with delegations adopting a new framework that will set the world on a course towards sustainable urban development by rethinking how cities are planned, managed and inhabited.
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