In the heart of Nigeria lies the Cross River State, home to Africa’s largest mangrove ecosystems. Here, an initiative supported by Race to Resilience partner, Regions4, is underway, championing nature, climate, and local communities.
Launch of the Ocean Breakthroughs: 5 pathways to catalyze action to achieve a healthy and productive ocean
The Ocean Breakthroughs are transformative pathways covering five key ocean sectors, where accelerated action and investments could deliver up to 35 percent GHG emissions reduction and contribute to a resilient, nature-positive and net zero future by 2050.
High-Level Champions Global Ambassador, Feike Sijbesma and co-chair of the Global Center on Climate Adaptation (GCA) explains how to shape a transformation mindset.
For the sake of people, climate and nature, we must work together to transform what, and how, we grow and consume
The global food system has the power to nurture the world’s growing population, boost livelihoods and jobs, and help us achieve our climate and nature goals, says Gonzalo Muñoz, High-Level Champion for COP25 and Chair of the Non-State Actors Pillar of the COP28 Presidency’s Food Systems & Agriculture Agenda.
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.
Discover how Race to Resilience partner, Regions4 is suporting a South African initiative to address environmental challenges while creating over 1,000 jobs for the local community.
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.
Climate Week NYC 2023: Significant progress on adaptation and decarbonization but urgent action needed to scale just finance and nature-based solutions
Climate Week New York City has come to a close, with the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions calling for private finance to be unlocked for nature-based solutions and spotlighting the ‘Regional Platforms for Climate Projects’ – evidence that just, affordable and accessible climate finance is paramount to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
It is abundantly clear that putting nature first is necessary to promote the health of our planet and ensure a resilient and sustainable future for us all.
How Race to Resilience partner, Regions4’s members, the states of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Minas Gerais, are leading on the restoration of 440,000 hectares of forest in Brazil while directly benefiting rural families.
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.
Medellín, Colombia, joins forces with Race to Resilience partners to combat climate change risks through innovative insurance solutions. Discover how parametric insurance is revolutionizing disaster risk management in the face of climate change.
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.
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.
At Climate Week NYC, Salesforce, in partnership with Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), launched a Corporate Climate Finance Playbook to help companies unlock multiple forms of capital to accelerate climate action.
Scaling regenerative agriculture in consumer industries: The quickest path to a nature-positive, net zero and resilient world
Regenerative agriculture is pivotal in combating global emissions and ensuring a sustainable future. As industries face urgent challenges, research reveals pathways to integrate sustainable practices, harness technology, access funding, and foster collaborations, all aiming towards transformative change by COP30.
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.
Led by Race to Resilience partner, ICIS, the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project is a coastal protection initiative aimed at reducing flood risk due to coastal storms and sea level rise on Manhattan’s East Side.