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.
If we’re serious about climate targets, then the ways we’re building, living in and maintaining cities requires urgent change.
What emerged as a pivotal issue on Gender Day from last year's COP26 in Glasgow was the need to give voice to disadvantaged women in the climate conversation.
Businesses play a key role in prompting new choices and building sustainable habits that can scale impact for the climate. These are the steps they can take.
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COVID; US Capitol incursion; postponed Olympics and Euro 2020; and COP26 were all big news in 2021. CNN's Eleni Giokos helps us look back on the year.
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Many people have said that COP26 was ‘Nature’s COP’ – and there are many reasons to celebrate the collective action that was announced in Glasgow.
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Nature-based solutions help protect and restore ecosystems to address socio-environmental issues but can policymakers do more to unlock their potential?
Our modern food system contains many hidden costs. A new framework can measure these – and will help drive the shift to more sustainable food production.
COP26 saw rules clarified, more finance, especially for adaptation, greater clarity on long-term goals and the treatment of climate-related loss and damage.
COP26 concluded with 197 countries agreeing to a new climate deal to tackle rising emissions. Geography professor Mary Gagen explores the Glasgow Pact.