The United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Ambition Summit showcased “first movers and doers” responding to the call for accelerated climate action. Taking place at the UN headquarters in New York on 20 September 2023, the Summit championed leadership, solutions and ambitious actions that are driving the transition to a low-carbon, equitable and climate-resilient global economy. All […]
Razan Al Mubarak: By transforming our food systems we can feed the world, help deliver on our climate goals, and restore nature
At Climate Week NYC, Razan Al Mubarak, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28, calls on all actors to step up to transform food systems ahead of Climate Summit in UAE.
Amid rising voluntary climate commitments, Dr Mahmoud Mohieldin and H.E Razan Al Mubarak, UN Climate Change High-Level Champions for COP27 and COP28 call on governments to implement clear net zero rules, regulations, and incentives.
UN Climate Change High-Level Champions present a finance blueprint to narrow the climate & nature funding gap
The UN Climate Change High-Level Champions today launch two important papers that specify recommendations to break financing barriers for just climate transition and restore nature in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies (EMDEs).
The Energy Transition Changemakers initiative seeks innovative projects to help expedite the pivot to clean power. Targeting renewables, efficiency, heavy emitters, and hydrogen sectors, it aims to pool expertise and drive impactful energy transitions.
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.
Global Stocktake report underscores the need for greater urgency and stronger climate action across all levels of government, the economy, and society
There is still an urgent need to implement and scale up “a rigorous ‘all of economy, all of society approach’” this decade, according to the first-of-its-kind global stocktake technical report released today.
Ampersand is an e-mobility venture operating in Rwanda and Kenya, providing 2-wheeled electric vehicles and EV charging infrastructure. Joining the Climate Champions, Brady Grimes explains how Ampersand is revolutionizing the motorcycle taxi market in East Africa. Watch the video. Find out more about our participation in Africa Climate Week 2023.
Leaders and stakeholders from various domains will meet this week at the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organisation (ACTO) Summit to address the pressing and interconnected issues of climate change, biodiversity, and Indigenous rights.
With four months until COP28, partner organizations of the Mangrove Breakthrough recently met to accelerate efforts to unlock $4 billion USD in funding and secure the future of 15 million hectares of mangrove forests by 2030.
The scorching heat currently engulfing Rome serves as a stark backdrop to our discussions here at the second UN Food Systems Summit. Held within these ancient city walls, this conference is a timely reminder that our actions today will shape the future of our planet and generations yet to come. The science is clear – we need to transform our food system, urgently, to deliver for people and the planet.
June witnessed incredible progress in the Race to Resilience (RTR). From impactful conversations at London Climate Action Week to innovative initiatives for resilient infrastructure, the continued efforts of global actors are once again proving the race to a sustainable and resilient future is well and truly on.
Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin brings together green energy project developers and investors in Europe to explore opportunities for collaboration
Today’s forum to be held in Frankfurt is themed “Climate Initiatives to Finance Climate Action and the SDGs”. It is the second of five regional forums in the run up to COP28, set up in partnership between the COP27 and COP28 Presidencies, the UN Regional Commissions and the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions. The forums […]
H.E Razan Al Mubarak: Nature is not ornamental, but fundamental. LCAW opens with focus on nature and policy engagement
At the opening of London Climate Action Week, and marking the third anniversary of Race to Zero and the launch of the 5th P Handbook, prominent climate leaders came together to share their visions and strategies for accelerating our race to a net zero, nature positive and resilient world.
Youth involvement, Indigenous perspectives, and enhanced local financial commitments to nature-based solutions were among the key priorities identified at this year’s Bonn Climate Change Conference.
Resilience experts and members of Race to Resilience’s MAG advisory group, Anand Patwardhan, Emilie Beauchamp, Ana Maria Lobo-Guerrero, and Paulina Aldunce, underline the transformative impact of the Sharm El Sheikh Adaptation Agenda in driving collaboration and fast-tracking action to bridge the adaptation gap and support the world’s most vulnerable communities.
Urban sustainability expert, Karim Elgendy, emphasizes cities’ untapped potential in reshaping climate governance, calling for inclusive governance involving civil society, the private sector, and sub-national governments to empower them.
Explore the impactful outcomes of ‘The Road to COP28’ event held in Dubai on 29 May, inspiring collective action for climate change in the UAE.
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.