In the run-up to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 October – 12 November 2021, the Forum is fostering public-private partnerships to take bold action on the escalating climate crisis.
As part of the race to net-zero, the Forum’s Climate Action Platform is helping businesses, governments, and NGOs accelerate and scale ambition and partnerships needed to drive a sustainable and inclusive future.
How to protect biodiversity, implement natural climate solutions and finance the transition to net-zero are just some of the important issues at stake. And while momentum is building, the commitment and action gap is still significant. The Climate Action Platform will feature innovative solutions that will help close the gap this decade.
Young people are acutely aware of the climate crisis, and willing to take action. But when it comes to making decisions, they lack a seat at the table
A new charter aims to promote agile governance, a system of policy-making that would allow governments to respond more effectively to a changing world.
World Economic Forum Founder and Chairman Klaus Schwab made this speech at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on World Food Day on 16 October.
In the lead-up to the COP26 climate summit, Shanxi province was hit with the worst flooding ever. This visualization shows which areas are most at-risk.
Digitalization offers the chance to crowdsource for net zero, by empowering everyday citizens to shift from pure demand and consumption to both producing and consuming electricity, and ev...
Renewable energy prices have fallen far quicker than the industry anticipated, says a new report. This can support the world's fight against climate change.
Children born in 2020 will be harder hit by the climate crisis in their lifetime than their grandparents. Research from Save the Children shows what's needed now.
Top stories: Call for urgent action on biodiversity; IEA calls for major renewables investment boost; Biden Administration planning new procurement rules to include climate risk.
Hydrogen can replace fossil fuels – from steel production to transportation – but to make decarbonization a reality we need cross-sector collaboration.
Beyond the immediate and visible damage caused to sea life, oil spills continue to affect marine life and the environment for years. Here’s what you need to know.
Along with this year's COP26 UN climate talks, COP15, the UN biodiversity summit tasked with agreeing a new deal to protect nature, is also taking place.
There's a clear link between climate change and poor mental health outcomes in developing countries. We need a systems approach to find solutions.