A new report details how cutting methane emissions could significantly slow global temperature rise – and improve air quality and health. Reduction measures are readily available, and can even make money while saving the planet. Read more.
UN Chief António Guterres reminded the 2021 Petersberg Climate Dialogue that only six months remain before make-or-break climate talks at COP26. Top priorities for action are ending coal use, and investing in adaptation to save lives, protect economies and sustain livable communities. Read more.
Climate change is a top driver of humanitarian need and human suffering, particularly for the poorest countries. The impacts threaten to deepen already wide inequalities, resulting in consequences felt by the world at large, including instability, violence and displacement.
Four young women on the vanguard of a new generation of climate activism call for equality for women, and justice for the planet.
Join indigenous peoples on the frontlines of climate action to learn about their solutions to sustain biodiversity, ecosystems and a livable climate.
In a make-or-break year for climate action, Patricia Espinosa reflects on the climate emergency, urging a unity of purpose. Since climate knows no boundaries, bold action is in the best interest of everyone.
Over 160 firms with $70 trillion in assets joined forces behind a common goal: steer the global economy towards net-zero emissions and deliver the Paris Agreement goals.
The pandemic-related economic slowdown failed to put a brake on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts, according to a new report compiled by the World Meteorological Organization. Read more
From Bangkok to Rabat to Miami Beach, mayors of major cities around the world met with UN Chief António Guterres to commit to immediate emissions cuts, aiming for a 50 percent reduction in the next decade. Read more.
Papua New Guinea is about to join the vanguard of countries accounting for nature. A national assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services will define links to economic activities as well as economic values.
Want to know more about how nature-based solutions improve the response to disasters and climate? A free online MOOC explores the issues, in seven languages -- English, Hindi, French, Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish, Arabic, and Indonesian. Join participants from over 180 countries.
The small island of Grímsey sits exactly on the Arctic Circle. It may be remote and sparsely populated, but that hasn't stopped local people from agreeing to stop using fossil fuels and embrace renewable energy. Read more.
Five concrete, achievable actions can transform the response to the climate emergency, the Deputy Secretary-General told a ministerial meeting. Extensive debt relief for vulnerable countries is critical to moving forward. Read more.
Countries, cities and businesses are making pledges to get to net-zero emissions. A new report surveyed 4,000 of these, finding good intentions, but not enough ambition, including around the use of carbon offsets.