Clean cooking remains the most underfunded health and environmental challenge in the world. The Clean Cooking Breakthrough will be a critical mechanism to scale ambition and action globally.
We need to turn away from dramatic headlines about the number of people on the planet and instead focus on the actual issue driving the continued rise of humans on Earth—a lack of rights, for women and girls in particular, says Kristen P. Patterson, Director, Drawdown Lift, Project Drawdown.
A new campaign that aims to improve by 2050 the lives of 2 billion climate vulnerable people living in informal settlements will be launched at COP27 today.
Dr. Agnes Kalibata: To reverse runaway climate change and build resilient societies we need to transform food systems
Climate Champions’ Global Ambassador, Dr. Agnes Kalibata is President of AGRA, an African led and Africa based institution that puts smallholder farmers at the centre of the continent’s growing economy. In this interview, Dr Kalibata discusses why urgently transforming our food systems is not only critical for our environment and the climate, but for the economy – creating opportunities for urgent growth in a time of compounded crises.
The demands of the most impacted — particularly African, Indigenous, youth, and women voices — must be centered throughout these next two weeks at COP27 and beyond, writes Carissa Patrone Maikuri, Program Coordinator, Drawdown Lift, Project Drawdown
Aya Chebbi, Chair of Nala Feminist Collective, explains why effectively tackling the climate emergency demands greater representation, leadership and participation of women and young people in formal climate decision making processes.
A Lens on the Climate Crisis in Africa’ is a digital photography exhibition depicting the devastating impact of climate change on African communities. It features photographs submitted by 24 photographers in 12 African Commonwealth countries, selected after an open call.
In record-breaking attendance numbers, more than 2,000 delegates flooded to Libreville, Gabon, to attend Africa Climate Week between 29th August and 2nd September – the last of the regional climate weeks before COP27
This World Water Week, Diageo discusses how investing in water not only invests in the future of women, but also increases business resilience.
Clean cooking is one of the most critical, cost-effective tools we have to reduce carbon emissions, improve public health, and protect the environment all at the same time. Yet it remains underfunded and undervalued as a nature-based climate solution among investors and policymakers.
Former minister for Botswana, global economist and international trade and development specialist, Bogolo Kenewendo has been appointed as the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions’ Special Advisor, Africa Director.
Indigenous rights activist and lawyer, Cindy Kobei discusses custodianship, the law, deepening equalities caused by the climate crisis, and the need to rekindle our connection with the natural world.
The MENA region is already the most water-scarce region in the world – and the increasing temperatures are predicted to lead to more persistent and acute drought. Building resilience is key, which is why effective climate action is vital to limit the worst effects of the climate crisis.
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.
Women and girls should be at centre stage in the fight for climate justice and a transformative shift towards a disaster-proof Africa, according to the Africa Consultation on the 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
Because women possess unique knowledge and experience, particularly at the local level, their inclusion in decision-making processes is critical to effective climate action.