Inclusion

ELATIA announced as Winner of Global Indigenous Climate Finance Study Bid

ELATIA (Indigenous Peoples’ Global Partnership on Climate Change, Forests and Sustainable Development) has been selected to conduct a comprehensive Global Data Study on Indigenous Peoples’ Climate Contributions by Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund (MBZF), under the leadership of H.E. Razan Al Mubarak, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28. This study aims to bolster long-term access to climate finance […]

Press Release

Real economy leaders take centre stage at London Climate Action Week 2024

London Climate Action Week (LCAW), held from 22-30 June, brought together diverse sustainability experts, policymakers and real economy leaders to explore and accelerate scalable climate solutions. As one of the world’s leading financial centres, London provided a fitting backdrop for discussions aimed at leveraging private sector innovation and finance to address escalating climate impacts. At […]

Press Release

The Global Taskforce on Nature-Related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) Appoints Razan Al Mubarak as Co-Chair

Razan Al Mubarak to help lead efforts to embed the Taskforce’s recommendations on global corporate reporting Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (27 June 2024) – Her Excellency Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, President of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has joined the Taskforce on Nature-Related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) as Co-Chair. Ms. Al Mubarak, […]

Oceans

A community’s fight for resilience: Saving Sri Lanka’s vulnerable marine ecosystems

As part of a new series to support the Ocean Breakthroughs, the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions and the Edges of Earth expedition explore how a community is adapting to and combating the impacts of climate change in the capital of Sri Lanka. The Edges of Earth team had the opportunity to spend two weeks living alongside Hafsa Jamel (pictured), learning about their work supporting local nature-based solutions that aim to mitigate climate challenges in their home country.

Oceans

A global coalition forging coral reef resilience

In April 2024, NOAA and ICRI scientists confirmed the fourth global coral bleaching event, highlighting the escalating impacts of climate change on coral reefs. This has spurred initiatives like the Coral Reef Breakthrough and the Global Fund for Coral Reefs to enhance protection, double effective conservation areas, and mobilize significant funding for restoration efforts.

Nature-Based Solutions

Celebrating women’s leadership in climate action on International Women’s Day

Stephanie Holthaus, lead of The Nature Conservancy’s Women in Climate (WIC) initiative, discusses the indispensable role women play in climate action. How do you see women’s unique perspectives and skills contributing to more effective climate action and conservation efforts?  Women challenge existing power structures and traditional notions of what climate action entails. Crucially, women take […]

COP28

A breakthrough moment for mangroves: Delivering Global Action on Mangrove Restoration and Protection

Dubai, UAE, 10th, December, 2023: COP28 made significant progress towards securing the Mangrove Breakthrough’s goal of 15 million hectares of mangroves underpinned by USD 4 billion of new investments by 2030. Global mangrove protection and restoration has secured significant support of over 40 new governments via the Mangrove Breakthrough leading to and at the UNFCCC […]

Nature & Land Use

Voces indígenas en la COP28: “Imploramos a toda la humanidad que se una con un objetivo único: declarar, ‘Ya es suficiente'”

Tres miembros de la Delegación de la Comunidad de Primera Línea (FCD), María Pedro de Pedro, Briseida Iglesias López de Guerrero y Maricela Fernández Fernández, arrojan luz sobre las realidades urgentes enfrentadas por quienes están más directamente afectados por el cambio climático. Sus historias revelan no sólo los desafíos, sino también la resiliencia y las soluciones encontradas dentro de las comunidades de primera línea.