Goal 13: Climate Action

Business leaders urged to set more ambitious climate targets in effort to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C

A broad coalition of business, civil society and UN leaders today issued a call to action for private companies to make their critical and necessary contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to limit the worst impacts of climate change.

2019-06-13T11:13:10-04:0013 Jun 2019|Goal 13: Climate Action, Press material|

Experts Urge More Partnerships, Engagement for Ocean Action

The Communities of Ocean Action (COAs) held a two-day meeting in Incheon, Korea, 5-9 June, aimed to identify gaps, good practices and lessons learned in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14) to sustainably use and manage the ocean. organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs in Incheon, Republic of Korea, under the theme “From Commitments to Action: Implementing SDG 14,”

2019-06-10T13:27:09-04:0010 Jun 2019|Goal 13: Climate Action, News, Press material|

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis

Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technology, and some 21st Century thinking.

2019-06-04T09:45:36-04:0004 Jun 2019|Featured, Goal 13: Climate Action|