Guest interview: Emma Howard Boyd CBE, Chair of the London Climate Resilience Review In January, the London Climate Resilience Review, an independent review commissioned by the Mayor of London, published an interim report. Emma Howard Boyd CBE, the chair of the Review and Race to resilience Global Ambassador shared her insights on the urgent need […]
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 […]
A just 1.5°C transition away from fossil fuels, climate finance and nature at the heart of first Global Stocktake outcome alongside Global Goal on Adaptation and Loss and Damage Fund. The COP28 outcome made it clearer than ever that we must transition away from fossil fuels in a just and equitable manner. It also underscored […]
The UN Climate Change High-Level Champions recognized the commitment, collaboration and concrete climate action of business, investors, cities and regions, and civil society, including local communities and Indigenous Peoples, at their closing Global Climate Action High-Level Event at COP28 – Uniting on the Pathway to 2030 and Beyond.
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.
Indigenous voices at COP28: “We implore all of humanity to unite with a single objective: to declare, “Enough is enough”
Three members of the Frontline Community Delegation (FCD), Maria Pedro de Pedro, Briseida Iglesias Lopez de Guerrero, and Maricela Fernández Fernández, shed light on the urgent realities faced by those most directly impacted by climate change. Their stories reveal not only the challenges but also the resilience and solutions found within frontline communities.
The momentum for implementing ocean-based policy frameworks at COP28 has become undeniable, which will have a profound impact on the ocean and the people who depend on these ecosystems. Delivering on these solutions will require unprecedented levels of action, cooperation and collaboration, explains Kristina Rodriguez, Oceans & Coastal Zone Fellow.
To support the first Global Stocktake, the High Level Champions and the Marrakech Partnership have compiled a set of solutions framed in specific actions that need to be scaled up and replicated to catalyze our race to a net zero emissions and resilient world.
Putting the support and empowerment of women, civil society, youth, Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, and the most vulnerable and marginalized communities at the heart of the Race to Resilience is critical to ensuring a just and effective global climate action, says Hajrah Waqas, Climate Champions’ Resilience Youth Fellow.
The ROOH campaign, as detailed in its latest book, addresses the challenges faced by poor communities against a backdrop of outdated urban development planning and increasing displacements due to climate-related and social disturbances.
Business action for Adaptation and Resilience: Bridging gaps to deliver the Sharm El-Sheikh Adaptation Agenda
At COP28, business communities will explore opportunities to accelerate adaptation action which will inform a Discussion Paper, set to launch after COP28.
Discover how cities part of Race to Resilience partner initiative, Cities Race to Resilience, are taking action across seven core areas.
Race to Resilience second progress report: Action underway boosting the resilience of 1.87 billion people
As a testament to the world’s collective effort to address the stark reality of climate change, the second progress report of the Race to Resilience campaign was launched today at COP28.
Today, at COP28, the Sharm El Sheikh Action Agenda’s (SAA) first implementation report was unveiled with an emphasis on the intrinsic link between health and climate.
Race to Resilience in action: 10 initiatives helping people and nature thrive in a world of increasing climate pressures
10 solution stories, highlighted in the Race to Resilience’s Second Progress Report, launched today at COP28, showcasing diverse approaches and collaborative efforts aimed at creating a more resilient and regenerative world.
Sharm El-Sheikh Adaptation Agenda reveals progress by state and non-state actors on adaptation and resilience across key systems
The SAA’s first Implementation Report, launched today at COP28, reveals positive signals of progress across key systems. Combined, they underscore a collective resolve to ramp implementation of adaptation solutions, enhance planning to mitigate climate risks, and close the adaptation finance gap.
Hajrah Waqas, Climate Champions’ Resilience Youth Fellow discusses the importance of nature restoration in climate action.
Discover how Freetown’s Market Cover Shade Project is using sustainable and innovative methods to protect women traders from extreme heat, enhancing their safety and economic opportunities.
Discover how the Extreme Heat Protection Initiative is revolutionizing safety for women in India’s informal economy, balancing health and income in the face of rising temperatures.