In the framework of the Climate Breakthroughs, and recognizing the strategic role of the transport sector in climate action, the High-Level Champions have launched the “Zero Emissions Mobility: Commitment for Latin America and the Caribbean”.
The pharmaceutical and medical technology sector is the latest to join a group of 15 major industries that have achieved a major breakthrough in climate action.
Climate Week NYC: “Time for collective, immediate and bold climate action that puts nature at its core”
We are almost out of time to limit temperatures to 1.5C and urgent – and collective – action across the whole economy is required to keep the promise Paris alive, impassioned panellists agreed at the opening day of Climate Week NYC.
With 40 days to go before the pivotal COP26 climate conference in Glasgow this November, over half the sectors that make up the global economy are now committing to halve their emissions within the next decade and achieve near-term emissions reductions targets known as the 2030 Breakthroughs.
18 European power companies, including ten of the largest European utilities, have approved science-based targets that will result in combined emissions reductions of 303.5 million tonnes by 2030. But new data shows US companies are lagging behind.
On 9 September 2021, 4.00-5.30 pm JST, UN Climate Champion Nigel Topping, together with the UK’s Ambassador to Japan, will convene senior Japanese and international business leaders for a roundtable event to showcase Japanese business climate leadership.
An initiative that aims to make smallholder farmers around the world more resilient, by leveraging the benefits of Nature-based Solutions (NbS), has partnered with the Race to Resilience.