Finance and Innovation Critical to Achieving Climate Goal

As the impacts of climate change continue to be felt around the globe, there is an urgent need for effective large-scale action. Combatting the climate crisis will require both upscaled investment in climate technologies and the use of emerging digital technologies. These will be the focus of two events organized by UN Climate Change at this year’s Conference, COP25, in Madrid.

Climate Ambition Alliance: Nations Renew their Push to Upscale Action by 2020 and Achieve Net Zero CO2 Emissions by 2050

Madrid, 11 December 2019 – In Madrid today, the President COP25, Minister Carolina Schmidt, presented a renewed alliance of countries and Non-State Actors who determined to follow the recommendations of science as regards climate change. Chile has led this alliance after a request of the Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres, in the context of the 2019 Climate Summit.

Transparency at the Forefront of the Climate Talks in Madrid

UN Climate Change News, 2 December 2019 – On the 7 and 9 December, 10 developed countries will present their actions to meet their 2020 climate targets through a multilateral assessment process. Governments were able to submit their questions for the Multilateral Assessment 3 months before the event. The 10 developed countries have received in total 102 questions from 11 countries. All questions and answers can now be found on the countries’ pages in our Multilateral assessment page.