Felipe Calderón, former president of Mexico, argues that cities, companies, states and countries are flocking towards the $12 trillion in savings and revenues available from low-carbon, sustainable business models.
The Green Climate Fund has several billion dollars of resources to distribute over the next few years. Entities seeking funding should work together and learn from one another in order to get that money into the hands of the organizations who need it most.
From NDCs to CMA to MPGs, it can be hard to keep track of all the terms that make the Paris Agreement work. Here are 23 of the most important jargon terms key to understanding this year's climate negotiations.
This week's climate conference in Bonn highlights the importance of sub-national actors in meeting global climate goals. But how can we measure success from these new players? The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy offers a new common framework for reporting greenhouse gas emissions from transport, energy, waste and buildings.
According to new analysis, more than 2,500 non-federal actors representing more than half the U.S. economy—including cities, counties, states, businesses and more—have pledged their support for the Paris Agreement goals. If these actors were their own country, they’d be the world’s third-largest economy.
While some crops can adapt to the changing climate, others will have to be transformed. But that disruptive approach isn't for every crop, marking the need for better understanding of when to transform and when not to.
Forests are more important to climate action than most people appreciate, argues Frances Seymour. They're a cheaper way to reduce emissions, and we already have the political frameworks in place to reduce deforestation.
The Paris Agreement aims to tackle climate change by having countries review and strengthen their climate commitments over time. Starting next year, Parties to the agreement will be able to communicate their updated climate commitments. Here are four reasons why they should do just that.