12 cities have made a pledge to divest from fossil fuel companies as part of their commitment to accelerating a green and just recovery from COVID-19.
Banking giant announces commitment to providing financing, expertise and leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world.
Covid-19 has affected every aspect of human life, in every corner of the globe. In addition to trying to assess its economic impact, it has also led us to focus more on fundamental issues: the speed of environmental deterioration and the lack of progress in reducing discrimination and inequality.
Overseas Development Institute (ODI) cautions that unless emissions from plastic production fall, global Greenhouse Gases (GHG) will not slow down.
The UN’s official climate secretariat has launched its first annual report into its work in combatting climate change.
The UN body for climate change is launching an online portal inviting countries, organisations and civil society to contribute to the climate dialogue and allow their voices to be heard.
During climate talks in Bonn, Canada and the UK along with the Marshall Islands have launched the “Powering Past Coal” alliance inviting governmental entities from around the world to phase out dirty coal power plants.
On 13-14 November, Climate Action, in official partnership with UN Environment held the 8th edition of the Sustainable Innovation Forum alongside COP23 in Bonn, Germany.
The visionary innovator who flew 40,000 km in a solar-fuelled plane urged companies to pursue revolutionary ideas as the only way to truly achieve a paradigm shift and fight climate change.
During the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF), Climate Action partnered with international organisations to bring together city Mayors and regional governments to discuss ways to tackle air pollution.
During COP23 in Bonn, America’s Pledge presented the official report on US climate action, analysing how US states, cities, businesses, citizens, and universities can support the Paris Agreement even without federal action.
On Monday, the 11th edition of the Climate Action publication was launched, where the world’s leading sustainability thinkers and policymakers provide detailed insights on the pathway to a low-carbon economy.
During the first day of the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum, international energy and environment ministers have urged the global community to act faster and stronger to make the transition to a low-carbon economy.
The EU has reached a provisional agreement to revise its Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the period after 2020 - a crucial move amid the ongoing climate negotiations in Bonn.
On the second day of this year’s climate negotiations, Syria announced it will sign the Paris Agreement, leaving the US the only country not to abide by the climate change deal.
On Monday, the 23rd annual Conference of the Parties (COP23) kicked off in Bonn under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) with the main aim to set the grounds of the Paris Agreement implementation.
Fiji has become the first emerging market to issue a sovereign green bond after it raised 100 million Fijian dollars to finance climate mitigation and adaptation projects.
This week, the We Are Still In coalition announced its big plans for the upcoming 23rd Conference of the Parties as an indication of robust support for the UN climate talks.
This last week has seen three country announcements for major plans to phase out energy generation facilities fuelled by coal, with Netherlands announcing the decommissioning of all coal power plants by 2030 and UK and Canada announcing they will champion a global alliance on the transition from coal during the upcoming COP23.
President Trump administration’s move to abolish the Clean Power Plan has provoked multiple reactions from States, businesses and environmental groups questioning the rationality of the decision from both moral and economic perspective.