UN Climate Change News – The 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur concluded this week with a call to use the new urban agenda as an accelerator to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and support climate action.
According to the UN, the world’s urban population is expected to grow by 2.5 billion by 2050, with over #UrbanResilienceICLEINAPsNAZCAUNFCCCurban development Read More
Big numbers can drive change, so here’s a huge one: 800,000. That’s how many years it’s been since Earth’s atmosphere was as loaded with carbon dioxide as it is now. The steep rise in this heat-trapping gas underlines the need for a globally sustainable economy if we want to avoid EmissionsNAZCAUNFCCCWEFWRI 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.
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WE MEAN BUSINESS PRESS RELEASE
By 2030, business could cut its greenhouse gas emissions globally by 3.7bn metric tons of CO2 equivalent a year or 60% of total emission cuts pledged in Paris by NDC
EMISSION cuts could reach around 10bn metric tons of CO2 equivalent a year, well over halfway to sub 2°C, with right policy AutodeskBDC targetCDPclimate changeCOP21ep100IKEAKelloggLCTPiNAZCAparis agreementRE100UNFCCCWMBT Read More