How new innovative financing mechanism N3F can drive a transformation of Africa’s food systems to both address climate change and provide a healthy and sustainable diet for all.
From a commitment by the Africa insurance industry to underwrite $US 14 billion of cover for climate risks by 2030, to Net Zero Financial Alliances publishing progress reports, discover what’s in store for Finance Day.
The Global Mangrove Alliance (GMA) in collaboration with the UN Climate Change High-level Champions have identified the need for a unified global approach towards mangrove conservation and calling for signatories to the “Mangrove Breakthrough” being launched today at COP27.
A new report by the Maritime Just Transition Task Force outlines three decarbonization scenarios to provide insights into seafarer training and skills needed to support a decarbonized shipping industry.
These are the adaptation actions required to protect vulnerable communities from worsening climate impacts
Recognising the systems-level transformations required to respond to local climate contexts, needs and risks, the Climate Champions team have co-created technical reports that detail the adaptation actions required to protect vulnerable communities to rising climate hazards.
Real World Actors share progress and strengthen resolve at opening of Global Climate Action agenda at COP27
The COP26 and COP27 Presidents, the UNFCCC Executive Secretary and the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions for COP26 & COP27, Nigel Topping and Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, will open the Global Climate Action Agenda at COP27 with their event “Making Good On Promises”
Africa Carbon Markets Initiative launched to dramatically expand Africa’s participation in voluntary carbon market
The new Africa Carbon Markets Initiative (ACMI), which was inaugurated today at CO27, aims to support the growth of carbon credit production and create jobs in Africa.
The Sharm-El-Sheikh Adaptation Agenda – a comprehensive, shared agenda to rally global action around 30 adaptation outcomes that are needed to address the adaptation gap and achieve a resilient world by 2030 – is launched at COP27.
What does the current carbon market boom mean to energy startups in Africa and how should venture capital funds and impact investors evaluate these businesses? Dr. Amar Inamdar, Managing Director of KawiSafi Ventures Fund, explains.
Discussions at COP27 begin near the end of a year that has seen devastating floods and unprecedented heat waves, severe droughts and formidable storms, all unequivocal signs of the unfolding climate emergency. At the same time, millions of people throughout the world are confronting the impacts of simultaneous crises in energy, food, water and cost […]
Africa can lead the world in limiting emissions, drive climate restoration and orient Africa towards its strengths which translate into major new segments of economic opportunity, writes Jack Kimani, Founding CEO of the Climate Action Platform for Africa (CAP-A).
The demands of the most impacted — particularly African, Indigenous, youth, and women voices — must be centered throughout these next two weeks at COP27 and beyond, writes Carissa Patrone Maikuri, Program Coordinator, Drawdown Lift, Project Drawdown
The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 opened today with the key aim of ensuring full implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Boyle Heights faces high levels of pollution from myriad sources including major freeways and industrial sites, and potential disasters such as earthquakes, extreme heat, and flooding.
Research commissioned by the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy found that full implementation of key ocean-based solutions in five sub-sectors (marine conservation, energy, transport, food and CCS) could reduce the emissions gap needed to limit temperature increase to 1.5°C by 21% annually by 2050.
Climate activist and researcher on eco-anxiety, Clover Hogan discusses why “techno-utopian and tokenistic solutions” are failing to address the root causes of the climate crisis.
From 7-17 November 2022, Egypt will host the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27), with a view to build on previous successes and pave the way for future ambition to effectively tackle the climate emergency. With each COP, the urgency to slash emissions and build resilience to the climate emergency on our […]