La Semana del Clima de América Latina y el Caribe concluye con un llamado a la acción climática inclusiva y centrada en la naturaleza
En una semana marcada por la agitación sociopolítica y los impactos del clima, la Semana del Clima de América Latina y el Caribe presentó un llamado enfático para una acción climática, inclusiva y adaptativa, que coloque a la naturaleza en el centro.
In a week marked by socio-political unrest and climate impacts, Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week brought forward an emphatic call for inclusive and adaptive climate action that puts nature at its core.
Over 200 million people live in coastal areas in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), representing about 30% of the region’s population. They depend on healthy ocean ecosystems, especially coastal ecosystems, for their livelihoods. The region is home to a substantial portion of the world’s marine biodiversity. For instance, the LAC region is a biodiversity […]
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.
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.
Launch of the Ocean Breakthroughs: 5 pathways to catalyze action to achieve a healthy and productive ocean
The Ocean Breakthroughs are transformative pathways covering five key ocean sectors, where accelerated action and investments could deliver up to 35 percent GHG emissions reduction and contribute to a resilient, nature-positive and net zero future by 2050.
It is abundantly clear that putting nature first is necessary to promote the health of our planet and ensure a resilient and sustainable future for us all.
Coral Reef Breakthrough launches to prevent extinction of one of the world’s most threatened, yet most valuable and most biodiverse ecosystems
The UN Climate Change High-level Champions, the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI), and the Global Fund for Coral Reefs (GFCR) have launched the “2030 Coral Reef Breakthrough” in a bid to secure the future of at least 125,000 km2 of these precious ecosystems.
At Climate Week NYC, Salesforce, in partnership with Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), launched a Corporate Climate Finance Playbook to help companies unlock multiple forms of capital to accelerate climate action.
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.
Using innovative insurance solutions, Willis Towers Watson and the Mesoamerican Reef Fund are helping to safeguard the Mesoamerican Reef and local communities from climate threats, setting a precedent in resilience-building.
Portsmouth’s dual-fronted battle against time and tide reveals a city galvanized, innovating and adapting to safeguard its future. Here we explore Portsmouth’s bold moves, providing a blueprint for coastal cities worldwide grappling with similar threats.
This nature-based solution involves creating up to 20 acres of engineered oyster reefs and up to 30 acres of salt marshes to help protect the vulnerable coastline of Florida’s Apalachicola Bay.
To mark World Oceans Day, we delve into the maritime industry’s net zero transition. CMB CEO Alexander Saverys explains how the company is helping propel the change through their advocacy for green hydrogen.
Shipping companies and supply chain showcase climate ambition ahead of critical climate negotiations
A UN Global Compact event today emphasized the need for collaboration and ambitious goals to achieve decarbonization in the maritime sector.
On this International Day for Biological Diversity, Razan Al Mubarak, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion from the COP28 Presidency, reminds us of the urgent need to take action to stop the loss of biodiversity, one of the most significant crises we face.
Young people and future generations are environmental stewards of the future. The Climate Champions Team, in support of the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions, are committed to strengthening youth agency in climate action.
This film, part of The Climate Pledge’s Future Forward series, reveals how an Indonesian company is working with local communities to safeguard springs and clear rivers of trash so both the business and local citizens can continue to thrive.