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 […]
“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.
“The world we live in today has been shaped by the breakthroughs of our past – from the Model T assembly line to the spread of mobile phones across previously unconnected rural areas. Such breakthroughs continue to propel us towards a safer future, as long as governments make sure the whole of society comes along for the ride.” – UN High Level Champion, Nigel Topping.
Nigel Topping and Mark Carney discuss the road to COP and their new net zero financial alliance: GFANZ
The US, after the UK, is now the second largest country for corporate climate action, with 301 of its companies now in the Race to Zero.
The global mobile industry has become the first sector to declare a critical industry ‘breakthrough’ as part of its race to eliminate emissions.
A new interactive digital tool gives policymakers, businesses, investors, innovators and citizens alike the opportunity explore and visualize their individual and collective roles in the transition to a net zero built environment.
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”.
Cities in the Netherlands want to make their air cleaner by banning fossil fuel delivery vehicles from urban areas from 2025.
“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.
In a time of unprecedented uncertainty, one thing is for sure: building a healthy, resilient, zero carbon world remains as urgent as ever.
Royal Society of Medicine Trustee Professor Linda Luxon examines the role health professionals are playing in tackling the defining public health challenge of the 21st century: climate change.
Gonzalo Muñoz and Nigel Topping: Time for China’s businesses, cities and provinces to join the race to zero emissions
China’s businesses, investors, cities and provinces have the opportunity to push the transformation that has already started to the pace and scale needed to avert the worst impacts of the climate crisis
“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.”
“I have no doubt we will find the answers but only if we are bold enough to talk about things which are more inconvenient and not brush them under the carpet. We will only fight this fight if we keep our voices as clamorous as possible and talk truth to power. Only then.”