Moving towards a low-emission economy will require the creation of millions of ‘green jobs’ and the development of new skills
The UN Climate Change High-Level Champions and the Marrakech Partnership are spearheading the race to a cleaner, safer, healthier and more resilient world. Through our campaigns, Race to Resilience and Race to Zero, we are elevating ambition and mobilizing credible climate action among cities, regions, businesses and investors.
New study reveals “vital role” of Indigenous territories and protected areas in forest conservation in the Amazon.
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COP27 High-Level Champion, Dr Mahmoud Mohieldin & CBD Action Agenda Champion for Nature and People, Manuel Pulgar Vidal underline the importance – for climate and all of humanity – of a robust agreement for nature.
Her Excellency Ms. Razan Al Mubarak, President of the IUCN, has been announced as the UN Climate Change High-Level Champion from the COP28 Presidency.
COP27 High-Level Champion for Climate Action, Mahmoud Mohieldin’s speech at the closing event, COP27 Action Agenda: Progress & Priorities, which wrapped-up a two week programme of over 50 events.
Preserving nature is a key element in the world’s effort both to mitigate and adapt to climate change, and it also happens to be good for business. But new findings show that much of the private sector continues to lag far behind in tackling deforestation and protecting biodiversity.
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Race to Resilience partner, ORRAA is working with Tanzanian NGO AquaFarms Organization (AFO) to enhance the resilience of coastal communities around Dar-es-Salaam, by establishing new sustainable sources of income from the rehabilitation of mangrove forests.
Race to Resilience partner, Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance (EHRA), is aiming to support 500 million people worldwide with heat-related resilience solutions by 2030. One of the cities that have joined this effort is Athens, Greece.
Lusaka, Zambia: The African city championing climate resilience through solid waste management (SWM)
Under Cities Race to Resilience, the City of Lusaka has committed to various actions to build resilience in the city.
R2R Case Study: An accessible early warning system is supporting residents of Tuti Island, Sudan, to better respond to extreme weather events.
Since the late 2000s, Ørsted has taken a holistic approach to climate action, working across the 4 Climate Pillars outlined in the 1.5°C Business Playbook. But more must be done, argues Denmark’s largest energy provider.