Africa Climate Week is underway, after an opening ceremony that saw President of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba, joined by Ministers and other delegates from 42 countries from across Africa and officials from key UN and multilateral agencies.
High Level Champion for COP27 Mahmoud Mohieldin’s speech at the Official Opening of Africa Climate Week 2022.
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.
Africa’s long-standing development challenges, compounded by shocks to global supply chains, underscore the urgent need to drive progress and innovation in pivoting Africa’s food system.
“Africa’s strength comes from its unity. A continent that is vibrant, fast-growing, energetic and diverse. And, a key player in showing the way to a low carbon future.” Dr. Amar Inamdar, Managing Director of the KawiSafi Ventures Fund, on the vast opportunities that come with investing in Africa.
Finance Forum for Asia and the Pacific calls for local and regional approach to unleashing blended finance
The second of the ‘Regional Finance Forums’ has concluded in Bangkok with an emphasis on regionalizing and localising efforts to accelerate the deployment of blended finance.
What does a regional adaptation plan could look like? The case of water management and sustainable agriculture in Thailand
With the second Regional Finance Forum taking place in Bangkok today, multinational insurance company and Race to Zero member Axa examines why adaptation finance is so important for Thailand.
UN Climate Change High-Level Champions and Bloomberg philanthropies to host Race to Zero and Resilience Forum
Landmark event will convene policymakers and leading net zero initiatives representing cities, regions, businesses, and investors to turbocharge climate action ahead of COP27.
At this moment, it’s critical for businesses to embrace nature-based solutions alongside technological ones, to ensure a credible and impactful path to net-zero, says Maria Mendiluce, CEO, We Mean Business Coalition.
With just 75 days until COP27, the second ‘Regional Finance Forum’ will take place in Bangkok on 25 August with the aim of unleashing climate finance from public and private sectors at speed and at scale.
Recently published research looking 30 years into the future estimates an increase in ‘Extreme Danger Days’ – days where any property would be expected to experience dangerous levels of heat.
There’s a reason why e-bike popularity is on the up. Fitted with a motor and a highly intuitive control system, this revelation in bike technology is set to revolutionise the way city dwellers navigate their way around town.
The first of five Regional Finance Forums took place this week in Addis Ababa with the aim of crowding-in capital at the pace and scale required to meet the finance adaptation and mitigation needs for Africa.
Storebrand Asset Management provide a comprehensive overview of their approach to tackling deforestation, from designing a policy to delivering real-world impact.
The World Economic Forum’s first Net Zero Industry Tracker, developed in collaboration with Accenture, reveals the scale of the challenge and sheds light on how industries can get on track for net zero.
Ahead of COP27 in November 2022, the incoming Egyptian Presidency of COP27, the United Nations Regional Commissions, and the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions for COP26 and COP27 are jointly organising a series of regional forums to accelerate financial flows to the projects needed to reduce emissions, build climate resilience, and advance the 2030 Sustainable […]