Economy

Welcoming Global Ambassadors to Race to Zero and Race to Resilience

The High-Level Climate Champions Nigel Topping and Gonzalo Munoz are delighted to welcome 9 Global Ambassadors With their unique convening power and influence, the Ambassadors will help build awareness of the Champions’ flagship campaigns Race to Zero and Race to Resilience and drive their success on the road to Glasgow and beyond The Ambassadors will […]

People

Can fiction fight climate change?

“Literature is a great way of helping us to think better about the future. Reading is not just a retreat. For me, it’s a way of improving our thinking ability so that we can act more smartly.” – Nigel Topping, in conversation with Karuna Ezara Parikh.

People

Earth Day: Hopes for COP26

As we celebrate Earth Day and inch closer to COP26, 17 of the world’s greatest environmentalists – scientists, guardians of the planet, leaders, pioneers, activists, adventurers and ambassadors – reflect on their hopes for its outcome.

Economy

Japan “Race to Zero” business roundtable

UN COP26 High-Level Champion for Climate Action, Nigel Topping, will convene  senior Japanese business leaders at 3pm JST on April 19 for a roundtable event to showcase Japanese business climate leadership and accelerating momentum in the pursuit of the “Race to Zero”.

Economy

Keeping hope of 1.5°C limit alive “vital to spurring global action”

“The chances of stopping warming at 1.5°C increase the faster the global community cuts greenhouse gas emissions to zero. And how fast we do that depends on the interrelated actions of a huge mix of people – government ministers most importantly, but also business chiefs, investors, banks, religious leaders, activists and citizens,” Richard Black, Imperial College London & Catherine Happer, University of Glasgow.

Resilience

How to build the next natural Wonder of the World

“Unless we begin to seriously address the effects of land degradation in [the Sahel], we will only be scratching the surface of the deep challenges that the whole world faces from the environmental impacts of climate change and its related socio-economic consequences, including drought, famine, conflict over scarce resources and migration.”