In less than a month, Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW 2022) will open in Santo Domingo, marking a return to in-person climate weeks in the region.
New analysis shows over 90% of major forest, land and agriculture companies that have committed to net-zero could be at risk of missing their climate commitments due to a lack of action on deforestation.
New analysis, commissioned by the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions, finds a five-fold increase in companies committed to net-zero from the forest, land and agriculture sectors — the second highest emitting industry after energy.
Projected impacts and related losses and damages are set to intensify with every fraction of a degree, meaning action to address this must dramatically accelerate. The UN Climate Change High-Level Champions aim to play an instrumental part in this process.
As resilience continues to improve, it should be possible to move from crisis management to risk management of droughts in the Horn of Africa, explains David Nash, Professor of Physical Geography, University of Brighton.
At a London Climate Action Week event on 29 June, hosted by the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions, speakers highlighted the need and opportunities for private sector breakthroughs, the action delivered to date and the tools required to reach a net zero, nature positive future.
Leaders from many of the largest companies and associations in the world’s advertising industry have announced their intent to apply learning from the UK and plan the roll out of Ad Net Zero internationally to major markets
Cutting nature out of the equation is equivalent to entering the ring with one arm tied behind your back, says Maria Mendiluce, CEO, We Mean Business Coalition.
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.
Dr Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt, said that the upcoming UN Climate Change summit in Sharm El Sheikh (COP27) will be a global conference with an African focus, where key African climate initiatives will be announced.
Dr Mahmoud Mohieldin, the UN High-Level Champion for Egypt, participated on Monday via video conference in the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) Summit held in Switzerland.
Giving importance to sustainability is essential to meet investor pressure, consumer demand, regulatory requirements, talent acquisition and ensure increased productivity, explains Talal Rafi, Deloitte Climate and Sustainability Consultant.
UN-backed Race to Zero campaign updates its criteria following major international consultation with over 200 experts and civil society groups.
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The UN Climate Change High-level Champions are publishing a call for Expression of Interest from stakeholders with expertise in public and private finance, emerging markets and developing economies, climate change and market-making initiatives.
This week’s Bonn Climate Conference provided an opportunity to take stock of real economy action and workshop how non-State actors can help address loss and damage.
Deloitte Climate and Sustainability Consultant, Talal Rafi, explains why with increasing support for environmental sustainability, green investments and climate innovation, key sectors can decarbonize and move towards a net zero.
Nature-related risks matter to businesses due to impacts on markets, operations, supply chains, and customer base. Beyond the motivation for biosphere stewardship generally, and ocean stewardship specifically, the economic rationale for investing in coastal ecosystems is strong.
UN Climate Change High-Level Champions for COP25 and COP26, Gonzalo Munoz and Nigel Topping, feature in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in recognition of their services to tackling climate change.
Last week, G7 Climate, Energy and Environment Ministers met in Berlin and produced a Communiqué to signal their priorities in tackling the climate crisis — pointing to road transportation electrification as pivotal to decarbonization.