En la ceremonia de apertura de la Semana del Clima de Nueva York, la Secretaria Ejecutiva de ONU Cambio Climático, Patricia Espinosa, hizo un llamamiento a adoptar medidas más urgentes contra el cambio climático, y destacó la necesidad de liderazgo y de un compromiso multilateral.
The Marshall Islands has published a landmark strategy to reach net zero emissions by 2050. The strategy, called “Lighting the Way” in Marshallese also provides the basis for the country to increase the level of ambition of its existing 2025 emissions reduction target (or Nationally Determined Contribution) under the Paris Agreement. To view the press release, see here.
Climate Bonds Initiative’s flagship ‘Bonds and Climate Change State of the Market 2018′ report has been launched at HSBC’s Finance for Global Change Forum, one of the first events that kicked off Climate Week New York City.
Taking place between 24-30 September in New York City, New York Climate Week will be another key moment in 2018 to showcase climate action from around the world and to gather political support for a strong outcome at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference COP24 in December in Katowice, Poland.
Recent years and months have shown that climate change is already having a devastating impact with an increase in droughts, flooding, heatwaves and extreme weather events. Meanwhile, greenhouse gas emissions are rising again, with 1.6 percent growth in 2017, after remaining flat over the previous three years.