On 12 December, global climate leaders took a major stride towards a resilient, net-zero emissions future, presenting ambitious new commitments, urgent actions and concrete plans to confront the climate crisis. 75 leaders from all continents outlined new commitments, a clear signal that the Paris Agreement is working to steeply increase climate action and ambition. Press release. Read more.
As the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All, Damilola Ogunbiyi is passionate about ending energy poverty. Progress demands collective commitment and clear plans, tools and finance, with the upcoming high-level dialogue on energy offering a chance to mobilize action.
A new report affirms worsening droughts are pressuring people around the world. With preventing droughts far less costly than responding to them, it profiles solutions based on real-world experiences. Read more.
2020 could have been a gamechanger for climate. But the planet’s biggest polluters barely met or even missed renewable energy targets. A new report urges a paradigm shift towards assessing all economic activities based on transitioning to renewable energy. Read more.