The UN High-Level Climate 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.

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The global campaign to rally leadership and support from businesses, cities, regions, investors for a healthy, resilient, zero carbon recovery.

Climate Champions
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We are at a crossroads

With every tenth of a degree of warming, we choose to inflict more pain on ourselves, our businesses and communities, our children and their children.

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Latest publications

From enhancing the integrity of our campaigns to refining our criteria, the Climate Champions regularly produce reports that help improve, clarify and communicate our work.

Resilience
Resilience

“Celebrating resilience is glossing over the deep harm and repetitive trauma these communities are experiencing”

“The opportunities for adapting, while shifting our economy to be prosperous, sustainable and equitable, are plenty – we just have to have the will and the courage to seize these opportunities” – Camille Manning Broome, President and CEO of the Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) explains why a happy ending for Louisiana is possible.

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Catalysing a step-change in global ambition for climate resilience

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Stories of Action

“Celebrating resilience is glossing over the deep harm and repetitive trauma these communities are experiencing”

“The opportunities for adapting, while shifting our economy to be prosperous, sustainable and equitable, are plenty – we just have to have the will and the courage to seize these opportunities” – Camille Manning Broome, President and CEO of the Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) explains why a happy ending for Louisiana is possible.

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Energy
Energy

Empowering young people to achieve universal energy access and address climate change

If we are serious about achieving the dual goals of enhancing access to modern energy services and combating climate change in the long term, all stakeholders need to take decisive action. For lasting change, young people can be an important part of the solution, argues Sarah Hambly, Partnership and Communications Manager, Energy Saving Trust, co-Secretariat, Efficiency for Access.

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Our Ambassadors

The High Level Champions have convened a group of global leaders with a range of expertise and knowledge across regions and sectors to support the Race to Zero and Race to Resilience.

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Join the Team

We are now looking to fill a number of key roles in the team to maintain the momentum and further accelerate climate action leading up to COP 27 and beyond.

Finance
Finance

What’s the cost of net zero?

Commissioned by the UN High-Level Climate Action Champions, new research with support from Vivid Economics breaks down the numbers behind the where, who and how of the trillions of investments required to meet the net zero goal.

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Catalysing a step-change in global ambition for climate resilience

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Voices
People

Earth Day hopes for COP26

As we celebrate Earth Day and inch closer to COP26, 17 of the world’s greatest environmentalists – scientists, guardians of the planet, leaders, pioneers, activists, adventurers and ambassadors – reflect on their hopes for its outcome.

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Join the Race to Zero

The global campaign to rally leadership and support from businesses, cities, regions, investors for a healthy, resilient, zero carbon recovery.

Oceans
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People
People

Sophie Howe: The world’s first Future Generations Commissioner

With a remit set out in law to be “the guardian of the interests of future generations in Wales”, Sophie Howe is the world’s only Future Generations Commissioner. At COP26 she discusses how her interventions have secured fundamental changes to land use planning policy, major transport schemes and Government policy on housing – ensuring that decisions taken today are fit for the future.

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Meet our members

Explore the economy-wide actions underway to halve emissions by 2030.

Water
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