Green hydrogen could sustainably industrialise Africa and boost GDP by 6 to 12% in six key countries – new report
A new report assesses the green hydrogen opportunity across the six countries in the Africa Green Hydrogen Alliance (AGHA), concluding that by 2030 AGHA can grab up to 17% of the green hydrogen deployment needed to align with 1.5C and create up to 4 million new jobs by 2050.
“The window on fossil fuel investment must be rapidly closed before it is unceremoniously slammed shut, with disastrous consequences”
Tzeporah Berman, Chair for the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty & Carroll Muffet, President and CEO for the Center for International Environmental Law, explain why significant momentum is building behind the call for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Maritime sector and green hydrogen leaders agree on ambitious targets and collaboration to reach zero emissions global shipping by 2050
Ten organizations signed the Joint Statement on Green Hydrogen and Green Shipping, committing to rapid adoption of green hydrogen-based fuels this decade to get on track for full decarbonization of the shipping sector by 2050, and calling on policymakers to help achieve the ambitious targets.
We need to turn away from dramatic headlines about the number of people on the planet and instead focus on the actual issue driving the continued rise of humans on Earth—a lack of rights, for women and girls in particular, says Kristen P. Patterson, Director, Drawdown Lift, Project Drawdown.
A new campaign that aims to improve by 2050 the lives of 2 billion climate vulnerable people living in informal settlements will be launched at COP27 today.
Economy of Love (EoL) is an ethical, sustainable and transparent certification standard that supports biodynamic farmers and brings a positive environmental impact by sequestering carbon and enhancing farms’ biodiversity.
Dr. Agnes Kalibata: To reverse runaway climate change and build resilient societies we need to transform food systems
Climate Champions’ Global Ambassador, Dr. Agnes Kalibata is President of AGRA, an African led and Africa based institution that puts smallholder farmers at the centre of the continent’s growing economy. In this interview, Dr Kalibata discusses why urgently transforming our food systems is not only critical for our environment and the climate, but for the economy – creating opportunities for urgent growth in a time of compounded crises.
Accelerating the pace and scale of the resilience transition for the maritime sector will require a consolidated action agenda. This is the objective of the Maritime Resilience Breakthroughs, launched at COP27
We need to produce what people want, in a way the planet can afford. Read on for more about how both the Breakthrough Agenda, and action within individual industrial sectors, are stepping up to this challenge.
Governments representing over half of global GDP set out 12-month action plan to help make clean technologies cheaper and more accessible everywhere.
Green Africa Youth Organization (GAYO), is a youth-led gender-balanced advocacy group that focuses largely on environmental sustainability and community development. Its founders explain the impact of its actions.
All actors and initiatives play their part in shipping’s transition and collectively come together to achieve a common goal to decarbonize shipping in line with the 1.5°C trajectory of the Paris Agreement. Read our joint statement.
New signatories are joining the Race to Resilience daily. Our city and subnational government signatories have more than doubled since COP26, from 30 signatories at COP26 in 2021 after the launch, to over 70 at COP27, with more cities and subnational governments pledging to join the global campaign every day.
Building a maritime sector that thrives in a world of mounting climate and geopolitical shocks and stresses
CEO of Resilience Rising, Seth Schultz explains why and how the maritime sector is putting resilience on an equal footing with mitigation.
Introducing the African Cities Water Adaptation Fund (ACWA Fund), a new Africa-focused blended finance instrument that will support city leaders to fund and scale high-impact water resilience solutions across Africa.
Race to Resilience has launched a public consultation to help improve and strengthen an initiative to help partners report action, and quantify and verify impacts under a common framework.
Throughout COP27, the Resilience Hub has been delivering on its mandate to elevate the knowledge of front line leaders and demonstrate locally-informed resilience solutions which can be implemented at scale. Resilience Day is no different.