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.
Argentinian climate activist, Nicole Becker, is the co-founder of Jóvenes por el Clima or Youth for the Climate - a social and political movement advocating for concrete climate action through fair and equal public policies.
In support of the Secretary-General’s call for bolder net-zero pledges matched by concrete action, the 18-member High-level Expert Group on the Net-zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities was tasked with developing stronger and clearer standards, and criteria for assessing non-state actor commitments to reach net-zero.