This year’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Climate Week, opens in Riyadh today with a strong call for decisive, inclusive change and accelerated progress towards the goals of the Paris Agreement.
This week, the Building Bridges conference in Geneva brought together over 2000 delegates to discuss the importance of shaping a global economic model aligned with the needs of sustainable and just societies already confronting the negative impacts of climate change.
Dr. Mohieldin urges banks to drive green growth, and discusses digitalization for climate action in the Arab region
Banking sector must play bigger role in transitioning towards green economy and achieving climate change adaptation, says UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP27.
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 […]
Delhi announces the decision at Climate Week NYC with a comprehensive set of commitments aimed at enhancing climate resilience while fostering sustainable development.
Coral Reef Breakthrough launches to prevent extinction of one of the world’s most threatened, yet most valuable and most biodiverse ecosystems
The UN Climate Change High-level Champions, the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI), and the Global Fund for Coral Reefs (GFCR) have launched the “2030 Coral Reef Breakthrough” in a bid to secure the future of at least 125,000 km2 of these precious ecosystems.
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 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.
‘It is time to break out of the shackles of low ambition.“ Those were the words of Kenya’s President William Ruto, galvanising action at the beginning of the Africa Climate Summit and Africa Climate Week. The Summit concluded with billions pledged and a Declaration signed by 19 Heads of State which included calls to reform […]
Africa Climate Week is the first of four Regional Climate Weeks coordinated by the UN Climate Change. It is taking place from 4-8 September 2023 in Nairobi, Africa, hosted by the Government of Kenya. The climate weeks, which will also take place in the Middle East and North Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and […]
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.
The Climate Champions Team is excited to share its agenda for London Climate Action Week 2023. Throughout the week, we’ll be hosting a series of public and closed door events and workshops, hosted with a range of partners.
May witnessed positive momentum in the Built Environment sector. Advancements in embodied carbon methodologies, policy developments, and notable events drove progress in its Race to Zero.
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.