Race to Zero showcased real economy global progress with the release of its 2023 Progress Report. Under the leadership of 26 Partners and 31 Accelerators, the campaign has nearly doubled in number since COP26, with 13,500 non-state actors from over 145 countries working towards the global halving of emissions by 2030. Race to Zero’s COP28 […]
Realizing the challenging transition to a low carbon planet depends on developing and developed nations’ actions. The policies and regulations taken forward by developing nations have the potential of not only addressing climate change but also laying the foundation for a sustainable, equitable, and prosperous future.
The goal of “first movers and doers” in the UN’s Climate Ambition Summit is accelerate the decarbonization of the global economy, armed with not just pledges, but credible actions, policies and plans to deliver climate justice in line with the Secretary General’s Acceleration Agenda.
A groundswell of businesses, cities, regions, civil society and experts offer solutions for a strong response to the global stocktake
As part of the final phase of the stocktake, governments and real economy actors were invited to share their views on how countries could best come together at COP28 to respond.
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.
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.
ClientEarth CEO, Laura Clarke discusses why the law is critical to kicking the low-carbon transition into hyperdrive, for the benefit of people, the planet, shareholders and corporations themselves.
Coal, oil and gas are being pushed out of power grids by a record expansion of wind and solar, according to climate think tank Ember.
Young people and future generations are environmental stewards of the future. The Climate Champions Team, in support of the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions, are committed to strengthening youth agency in climate action.
‘It can be done. It must be done’: IPCC delivers definitive report on climate change, and where to now
The world is in deep trouble on climate change, but if we really put our shoulder to the wheel, we can turn things around, say Lead Author and Vice Chair of the IPCC Working Group, Frank Jotzo and Mark Howden.
Three months have passed since we met for Stockholm+50 for important discussions on the Race to Zero through green energy, transport, food and land and maximized impact through digitalization. Here’s what is required to scale the next generation of value chains and speed up the Race to Zero.
Women must wait 136 years before we get gender parity. To highlight this imbalance, and to mark 2022’s International Women’s Day, SHE Changes Climate has released a new short film.
Gender equality is central to the SDGs. Here’s how can we address the gender disparity in climate entrepreneurship.
Former Mayor of Quito, Mauricio Rodas explains why action to confront extreme heat is nowhere near where it needs to be.
It’s Transport day at COP26 and technology is transforming how we move by land, air, and sea.
“We cannot afford to leave women out of leadership now that we need to achieve significant systems change”
“We clearly have a different problem, a leadership problem, that is now causing us to not move forward on the rescue of our ecosystems. When analysing the leadership structures of COPs since their inception, it becomes very clear, that the missing element from these conferences have been women.” Bianca Pitt, Co Founder, SHE Changes Climate.
With a remit set out in law to be “the guardian of the interests of future generations in Wales”, Sophie Howe is the world’s only Future Generations Commissioner. At COP26 she discusses how her interventions have secured fundamental changes to land use planning policy, major transport schemes and Government policy on housing – ensuring that decisions taken today are fit for the future.
Legendary marine biologist, Chair and President of Mission Blue, and National Geographic Explorer, Dr Sylvia Earle explains what it will take to restore the health of our oceans after decades of deep decline.