It’s Time for a Climate Agenda for All the People of Our Planet

Op-Ed by Mo Ibrahim This month marks a critical period for multilateralism. Over the next two weeks, both COP27 and the Paris Peace Forum will gather world leaders, civil society organisations, businesses, and financial institutions to discuss some of the global crises upon us. Of the crises unfolding, climate change is the most acutely felt … Continued

Premium carbon credits for solar empowerment

Project Presentation Namene provides affordable, reliable, everyday devices to low-income, off-grid families – harnessing clean technology to transform lives. Their high-quality solar lights are subsidised through the sale of Gold Standard Verified Emissions Reductions (VERs), allowing them to bring clean lighting to underserved households in Africa at up to 70% off on retail value. Each … Continued

Youth Climate Conclave (YCC)

In a quest of working toward youth, the Delegation of the European Union to India with GIZ, CEEW and TERI launched the Youth Climate Conclave (YCC) in 2019. YCC was envisaged as a competitive and educative mode of action, wherein youth from across the country were invited to join hands to address climate change issues. … Continued

The Climate Pathways Project

The Climate Pathways Project aims to expand the reach of our En-ROADS climate solutions simulator, co-developed with Climate Interactive. En-ROADS is a first-of-its-kind tool that can show–on any laptop and in seconds–the impacts of global climate policy decisions on societal factors. It helps to spur conversations about the co-benefits and equity considerations of various climate … Continued

Joint Environment Venture for South Asia

2022-23 Scale-up project   Overview  The project has enabled cross-border collaboration toward transformative solutions to South Asia’s environmental crisis: melting glaciers, unprecedented floods, and unbreathable air. Long-standing political conflict in the region hinders joint solutions to these shared challenges. Convened by world-leading peacemakers, the platform stood out by its ability to work across the India-Pakistan … Continued

African farmers as climate entrepreneurs

2022-23 Scale-up project   Overview  This project aims to prove viable business models for African smallholder farmers to adopt a range of climate-smart interventions, whose carbon impact is tracked, validated and translated into revenue that can either go to the farmers or towards subsidizing the costs of new technologies or of driving adoption of new … Continued

Women for climate justice

The Barranquilla+20 Foundation with the support of the Gates Foundation, develops the initiative called WOMEN FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE that considers the social effects of gender equity in the fight against climate change, empowering and training 15 women leaders from Colombia strategic socio-environmental contexts. The initiative has a positive impact in promoting the participation, recognition and … Continued

Young Voices from Amazon to the Planet

The Young Voices from Amazon to the Earth (JVAP) is a volunteer, independent and collaborative initiative launched by the Young Leaders in Protected and Conserved Areas in Latin America and Caribbean Network (ReLLAC-Jovenes) and supported by organizations such as IUCN-WCPA, RARE, and WWF. The initiative aims to articulate and strengthen youth-led actions in the Amazon … Continued

The Degrees Modelling Fund

Solar Radiation Modification (SRM) is a controversial proposal for reducing some of the impacts of climate change by reflecting a fraction of sunlight away from the Earth. Developing countries should play a central role in global efforts to understand SRM, yet most research and discussion have taken place in the world’s wealthiest nations. The Degrees … Continued

Adaptation to climate change locally

Central Asian countries are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change, yet there is a distinct lack of both information and action at a local level. Local populations, farmers, SMEs, youth, and woman urgently require information as to how to best prepare for such impacts, especially in water, energy and food production sectors closely … Continued