Economy

Africa’s role in decarbonizing the planet

Africa can lead the world in limiting emissions, drive climate restoration and orient Africa towards its strengths which translate into major new segments of economic opportunity, writes Jack Kimani, Founding CEO of the Climate Action Platform for Africa (CAP-A).

Industry

Introducing Carbon Removals at COP

A virtual pavilion dedicated to carbon removals has been launched ahead of COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Carbon Removals at COP will stream events and publish daily commentary on carbon removals during the international climate conference.

COP27: What’s at stake?

From 7-17 November 2022, Egypt will host the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27), with a view to build on previous successes and pave the way for future ambition to effectively tackle the climate emergency. With each COP, the urgency to slash emissions and build resilience to the climate emergency on our […]

Economy

Carbon Removals & COP27

Carbon removals can increase our resilience, create jobs, and positively impact human health and biodiversity. Scaling efforts now can help us to achieve a just transition.

Transport

Shipping & COP27

This is the last COP before the IMO meets in Spring 2023 to decide the final GHG strategy, of which we need to set the sector on a 1.5C aligned trajectory based on the IPCC science, with ambitious 2030 and 2040 targets.

Industry

Steel & COP27

COP27 marks one year since the promise of 45 countries to make ‘Near-zero emission steel the preferred choice in global markets, with efficient use and near-zero emissions steel production established and growing in every region by 2030’.

Nature & Land Use

Nature & Land Use COP27

COP27 will be an opportunity to understand Parties’ focus on NbS as they enhance NDCs and strengthen national adaptation plans. COP27 will also be an opportunity to keep pressure on delivery of key nature-related announcements made at COP26.

Energy

Clean Power & COP27

If COP26 was notable for impressive financial and climate commitments from primarily countries in the Global North, COP27 is an opportunity to show the shift from commitments to action and implementation, and to highlight the voices of the Global South.

Nature & Land Use

Agriculture & COP27

COP 27 is an opportunity to begin the pivot to regenerative agriculture, under a whole food systems approach, that can bring multiple benefits for climate, health, resilience, biodiversity, and social justice.

Race to Zero

Accelerate the Race to Zero

Initiatives and networks may wish to support the Race to Zero as Accelerators. Accelerators enhance the credibility of the campaign, and accelerate Race to Zero membership.

Resilience

Why we need Race to Resilience

The Race to Resilience is convening the adaptation and resilience community around a shared goal: putting people and nature at the centre, and leading on the development of a common framework to help partners and initiatives to measure progress. This year our 36 partners, representing 1,762 members working across 139 countries, are committed to increase […]