In the heart of India, where climate impacts are already felt by millions of people, an innovative fund is setting a new standard in landscape restoration by financially empowering local people and organizations to revive the country’s diverse and vital ecosystems.
In the Xe Pian region of Laos, a collaborative effort between Race to Resilience partner, the Global EverGreening Alliance, WWF, and the Arbor Day Foundation is underway to address the urgent issue of deforestation and its impact on local communities and biodiversity.
The UN Climate Change High-Level Champions (HLCs) have collaborated with Non-State Actors – from farmers and fishers to businesses, cities, civil society, consumers and all those engaged in food systems – to develop a Non-State Actors Call to Action for Transforming Food Systems for People, Nature, and Climate.
Abogando por la naturaleza y la sabiduría indígena: la Semana del Clima de América Latina y el Caribe sienta las bases para la COP28
La Semana del Clima de América Latina y el Caribe abre hoy en la Ciudad de Panamá con el objetivo de movilizar a la comunidad de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) en torno a una visión común de lo que se necesita para transitar hacia un mundo de emisiones netas cero, positivo para la naturaleza y resiliente.
LACCW Day 2: “Above all, do everything we can to protect nature. To do so means securing our own existence”
Day two of Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2023 saw delegates dive deep into a broad range topics, from the future of our planet’s threatened marine ecosystems to the potential of green shipping, the transformation of our food systems, and the invaluable role of Indigenous communities in climate dialogues.
Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week (LAC CW) kicked off with a resounding call to action, setting the stage for a week of lively discussions and collaborative efforts to accelerate the region’s race to a net zero emissions, nature-positive and resilient future. With the Climate Champions Team on the ground for the week, here are our key takeaways.
Championing nature and Indigenous wisdom: Latin American and Caribbean Climate Week sets the stage for COP28
Latin American and Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW) opens in Panama City today aiming to galvanize the LAC community around a common vision of what it takes to transition to a net zero emissions, nature-positive and resilient world.
In the picturesque Cuban city of Manzanillo, where urban planning and nature intertwines, a model for resilience is emerging. From mangrove restoration to electric tricycles, discover how the city is confronting each climate challenge head on.
With Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Climate Week opening on 23 October, Racquel Moses, Chief Executive of the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator (CCSA) and High-Level Champions Ambassador, discusses the the region’s climate challenges, transformative investments, groundbreaking innovation, and the indomitable spirit of the region to thrive in the face of adversity.
In the heart of Nigeria lies the Cross River State, home to Africa’s largest mangrove ecosystems. Here, an initiative supported by Race to Resilience partner, Regions4, is underway, championing nature, climate, and local communities.
For the sake of people, climate and nature, we must work together to transform what, and how, we grow and consume
The global food system has the power to nurture the world’s growing population, boost livelihoods and jobs, and help us achieve our climate and nature goals, says Gonzalo Muñoz, High-Level Champion for COP25 and Chair of the Non-State Actors Pillar of the COP28 Presidency’s Food Systems & Agriculture Agenda.
How Race to Resilience partner, Regions4’s members, the states of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Minas Gerais, are leading on the restoration of 440,000 hectares of forest in Brazil while directly benefiting rural families.
Razan Al Mubarak: By transforming our food systems we can feed the world, help deliver on our climate goals, and restore nature
At Climate Week NYC, Razan Al Mubarak, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28, calls on all actors to step up to transform food systems ahead of Climate Summit in UAE.
Scaling regenerative agriculture in consumer industries: The quickest path to a nature-positive, net zero and resilient world
Regenerative agriculture is pivotal in combating global emissions and ensuring a sustainable future. As industries face urgent challenges, research reveals pathways to integrate sustainable practices, harness technology, access funding, and foster collaborations, all aiming towards transformative change by COP30.
The major annual event hosted by the Climate Group and New York City, in conjunction with the UN General Assembly (UNGA) opens this Sunday 17 September, with some 400 sessions taking place across the city.
Joyce Kamande explains how Safi Organics uses technology to decentralize fertilizer production in Kenya, serving 10,000 smallholder farmers by leveraging local resources and establishing production plants in villages.
In the face of frequent floods, Nepal’s farming community finds hope in a pioneering initiative: index-based flood insurance, a collaboration with our Race to Resilience partner, offering financial relief and a step towards a resilient future for the nation’s agrarian backbone.
The scorching heat currently engulfing Rome serves as a stark backdrop to our discussions here at the second UN Food Systems Summit. Held within these ancient city walls, this conference is a timely reminder that our actions today will shape the future of our planet and generations yet to come. The science is clear – we need to transform our food system, urgently, to deliver for people and the planet.
Race to Resilience partner, Efficiency for Access, explains how Jungle Harvest Limited, a family-run business in Thika, Kenya, has leveraged solar energy for sustainable farming and economic growth, nearly doubling their income while empowering their local community.
In the Central African Republic, farmers are wielding agroforestry as a powerful tool to combat climate change. Discover how they are revolutionizing cocoa farming, fostering resilience and cultivating a sustainable, circular economy.