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.
New research shows that 52% of urban greenhouse gas emissions come from just 25 mega cities. But, there are solutions to the problem.
Ecosystem-based climate solutions can get us 30% of the way to the Paris climate goals. Here are three key recommendations for ensuring we get them right.
The climate crisis will lead to habitat loss of three key reef building corals in the tropical Atlantic, according to a new study by São Paulo University.
Tech developed for astronauts in the 1960s is helping an American company transform CO2 into food and bio-based products to help combat climate change.
Fossil fuel consumption in the US has declined by 9% in the year 2020. COVID-19 and warmer weather contributed to this fall says the US Energy Information Administration.
Renting clothes leads to the highest carbon emissions. Researchers have discovered that out of five options, including discarding and recycling, renting clothes is the worst.
Assisted natural regeneration (ANR) is a cost-effective, nature-based solution for restoring millions of hectares of land and providing ecosystem services.
In order to achieve the necessary effects, strong measures need to be put in place, such as raising the cost of emitting carbon across different sectors.
A new study has mapped the world's blue carbon from marine and coastal ecosystems to highlight how natural sinks redistribute blue carbon around the globe.
The floating solar panel project is part of a goal to quadruple Singapore's solar energy production by 2025 and make its water system entirely powered by renewable energy.
China no longer considers giant pandas an endangered species in the wild as their population has now increased to 1,800. They're classed as 'vulnerable'.
Setting climate targets is only the first step. Meeting them can be a complex and confusing process; here are three ways digital technology can help.