UN Climate Change High-Level Champions: Contribution of the ‘All of Society’ Global Climate Action Agenda at COP27
The UN Climate Change High-Level Champions have taken stock of the contribution of non-State actors at COP27 with their closing event – COP27 Action Agenda: Progress & Priorities – wrapping-up a two week programme of over 50 events.
COP27 continues for a second week in Sharm El-Sheik, with discussions now moving to loss and damage – in which carbon removals can play a critical role. This pivot has been reflected in the number of events, discussions and policy announcements supporting carbon removals in the last week.
Nature for Water Facility: Helping improve water security, support climate resilience and protect biodiversity
Around the world, there are many examples of successful watershed investment programs that are proving the multiple benefits of nature-based solutions (NbS) to improve water security, support climate resilience and protect biodiversity. The challenge is that these programs are complicated to develop, require specific expertise to execute and can take a long time to get […]
Almost half of the pharma and biotech sector has joined the Race to Zero. Here’s why it must go further
The scientific industry has the resources, culture of innovation, and ambitious mission focused companies who are able to lead the global fight against climate change. Our Pharma and Biotech Sector Lead, Stephanie Millar, explains more work must be done.
If COP26 was notable for impressive financial and climate commitments from primarily countries in the Global North, COP27 is an opportunity to show the shift from commitments to action and implementation, and to highlight the voices of the Global South.
Enhancing small-holder farmers’ access to agricultural finance and smart data for climate adaptation in Ecuador
Race to Resilience partner Scale for Resilience is championing access to climate finance, access to information and capacity building alongside YAPU Solutions, by providing technical assistance to support farmers to increase production, reduce risks and access micro credits.
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.
According to Ericsson’s peer-reviewed research, ICT solutions have the potential to enable 15% emission reductions across industries by 2030, while being responsible for only 1.4% of the global carbon footprint.
Shipping taking promising first steps towards 2030 breakthrough goals on scalable zero emission fuels
New report points to significant progress on the 5% goal by industry, national governments, and positive developments at the IMO.
International ‘collaboration gap’ threatens to undermine climate progress and delay net zero by decades
New report sets out urgent priorities to rapidly make more clean technologies the most affordable options in key sectors.
Arab Regional Finance Forum helps unlock critical climate finance for the region’s energy, water and food security
The fourth of five Regional Finance Forums concluded in Beirut, Lebanon, on Thursday with a focus on ushering in a wave of climate finance among Arab States.
The amount of renewable energy we produce has increased by 10% in 2022, leading to a reduction in CO2 emissions from the global power sector.
At this moment, it’s critical for businesses to embrace nature-based solutions alongside technological ones, to ensure a credible and impactful path to net-zero, says Maria Mendiluce, CEO, We Mean Business Coalition.
There’s a reason why e-bike popularity is on the up. Fitted with a motor and a highly intuitive control system, this revelation in bike technology is set to revolutionise the way city dwellers navigate their way around town.
The World Economic Forum’s first Net Zero Industry Tracker, developed in collaboration with Accenture, reveals the scale of the challenge and sheds light on how industries can get on track for net zero.
The second wave of the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund, arriving in August, is a prime opportunity for councils and housing providers to upgrade their properties by turning to proven and practical retrofit solutions, says Cara Jenkinson, Cities Manager, Ashden.