Wildfire

UN Climate Change Welcomes IPCC’s Summary for Policy Makers on the Physical Science Basis of Climate Change

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The Working Group I contribution to the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment report confirms that it is indisputable that human influence has warmed the climate system, raising global surface temperature.
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New Climate Action Pathway for Finance Sets out Roadmap for Markets & Real Economy

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The UN Climate Change Secretariat has published a climate action pathway for finance which sets out a roadmap for financial markets and the real economy to align with a sustainable and resilient net-zero emissions future.
Patricia Espinosa

Patricia Espinosa: “There is no path to 1.5°C without the G20”

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Ms. Espinosa highlighted the fact that resources for adaptation and resilience building are critical for the vast majority of developing countries. Because of this, 50 per cent of the total share of climate finance needs to be allocated to adaptation and resilience.

New Climate Predictions Increase Likelihood of Temporarily Reaching 1.5 °C in Next 5 Years | UNFCCC

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There is about a 40% chance of the annual average global temperature temporarily reaching 1.5°C in at least one of the next five years – and these odds are increasing with time (WMO).

Earth Day 2021 Is Set to Galvanize Climate Action | UNFCCC

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Earth Day, celebrated annually on 22 April, will again see more than 1 billion people participating in activities around the world to draw attention to the urgency of the climate crisis and environmental degradation and the need for immediate action.
World Economic Forum

Resilience Needed to Jump Start Final Stages of Energy Transition, Study Finds | World Economic Forum

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As countries continue their progress in transitioning to clean energy, it is critical to root the transition in economic, political and social practices to ensure progress is irreversible.