Race to Resilience partner, Resurgence, today announced the launch of Africa’s most ambitious and inclusive urban early warning initiative, spanning cities in the East and Greater Horn of Africa.
Midway between COP27 and COP28, the global climate community gears up for a landmark event that promises to inject strong momentum into enhancing global action on adaptation and resilience as an utmost priority.
From bustling urban landscapes of the U.S., to vibrant communities in Mexico, Brazil, Germany, and beyond, discover the ambitious initiatives undertaken by cities in the Race to Zero campaign under Cities Race to Zero.
High-Level Champions and Arsht-Rock mobilize the private financial sector to unlock climate adaptation and resilience finance and projects
Discover how the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions and the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center are helping mobilize concrete actions and contributions by the private financial sector to unlock climate adaptation and resilience finance.
Elizabeth Mrema: “Protecting and restoring nature is good business – it generates value, builds resilience, and supports net zero plans”
Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, former Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, issues a resolute call to state and non-state actors alike to safeguard ecosystems, emphasizing the dire consequences of inaction.
The G7 Summit in Hiroshima, 19-21 May, represents a pivotal moment for global cooperation and a commitment to building a resilient, equitable, and sustainable world for future generations.
There is growing evidence that the private sector can help address the climate adaptation finance gap and increase the resilience of vulnerable communities against the severe effects of climate change.
From significantly increased financial resources to engaging Indigenous peoples, Ms. Juliette Biao, Director of the UN Forum on Forests, explains what’s needed to protect these critical ecosystems.
Women’s equality in agrifood systems could boost the global economy by $1 trillion, reduce food insecurity by 45 million: new FAO report
Tackling gender inequalities in agrifood systems and empowering women reduces hunger, boosts the economy, and reinforces resilience to shocks like climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, reveals a new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
This film, part of The Climate Pledge’s Future Forward series, reveals how an Indonesian company is working with local communities to safeguard springs and clear rivers of trash so both the business and local citizens can continue to thrive.
This short film explores how Amazon and their partners are supporting agroforestry systems in Brazil to restore forests, produce food, and create a sustainable livelihood for local communities.
Exponential Roadmap Initiative: And now for the good news from the IPCC report, the 1.5C target is still viable
The IPCC has made it clear: We have the science base and the solutions we need to seize this brief window of opportunity to give our own and future generations a stable planet.
In the wake of the IPCC’s latest synthesis report, the Ocean & Climate Platform (OCP) has published a paper on the role of marine ecosystems, the impacts of human activities and climate change, and the solutions they could offer.
Banka BioLoo, partner to Resilience First and Race to Resilience, is on a mission to improve sanitation in rural India by using innovative climate-friendly technology.
The Race to Resilience (R2R) has launched a new tool to help support the campaign’s mission to increase the resilience of four billion people living in vulnerable communities.
Ellen Shaddock, Sustainability Officer at AXA XL, explains how the global insurance and reinsurance company’s Valuing Water initiative aims to help companies better identify water-related risks and equip them with the tools to mitigate and manage them.
‘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.