Ideas and insights
Despite unconditional pledges made by governments in their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement, global temperatures are likely to rise between 2.5 and 2.8°C above pre-industrial levels. This substantive gap requires a significant increase in climate ambitions that are linked to the on-the-ground deployment of climate actions.
Posted on November 23, 2018
Climate Change is the defining challenge of our time. The current and projected impacts of climate change are already changing the lives of entire populations and threatening to reverse human…
Posted on October 8, 2018
Key takeways from a webinar on green bonds held by UNDP, Carbon Partners Asiatica, Climate Mundial and Natural Eco Capital.
Posted on September 16, 2018
"Facing the need for urgent action on climate change without proper financing is like entering a class 5 hurricane with an umbrella," said Gianluca Merlo, regional technical adviser for Latin America from UNDP’s NDC Support Program.
Posted on August 21, 2018
Turning pledges to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change into real action poses a complex and daunting challenge. The challenges become even more pronounced once the discussion moves into the logistical nature of planning and implementing these actions.
Posted on July 17, 2018