By UN Climate Change News
Next week, business leaders, non-profits, citizens, and local government representatives will gather in San Francisco to demonstrate how they are taking climate ambition to the next level at the Global Climate Action Summit, 12-14 September.
The unprecedented opportunity for scalable action that will be evident at the Summit is not limited to those who attend in person, and actors throughout the world are called upon to help build momentum around this moment.
There are five key climate action challenges that will be addressed at the summit; and for each challenge, there are numerous solutions. Outlined below are the five climate action challenges and examples of practical solutions to each challenge that you can take:
Healthy energy systems can prevent dangerous effects from climate change. This can be achieved through a shift toward clean and equitable energy in addition to building a decarbonized energy and transportation system aligned with scientific evidence.