2019 second hottest year on record, UN confirms

By: News UN Last year was the second warmest year on record, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed on Wednesday. “The average global temperature has risen by about 1.1°C since the pre-industrial era and ocean heat content is...

Recommendations to strengthen the IDB Invest Sustainability Policy review

Dear Directors and Counselors, The purpose of this letter is to express the concerns of the undersigned civil society organizations about the process to review the Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy of the IDB Invest...

Joint civil society statement on COP25:

Big Polluters and Northern countries are throwing gasoline on the fire of the climate crisis, knowingly paving the way for even more fossil fuels. To endorse this statement, sign on here. Before COP25 even began, it was...

UN Talks Undermine Progress on Human Rights Comments from members of CLARA –...

197 nations gathered in Madrid have failed to maintain reference to Human Rights in a key component of the Paris Agreement – “Cooperative Approaches between Parties”, or Article 6 as it is known in...

CLARA recommendations for Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

The world’s climate, and its biodiversity is in crisis. There is no carbon budget left to continue discussions around ‘offsetting’ emissions. In light of that, any outcome under Article 6 must achieve real emission...

COP25: “Governments must heed the demands of people and act on the weight of...

Audio recording of the press briefing available here 26 November 2019: Climate Action Network today organised an online press briefing to set expectations for COP25 and unpack some of the main issues that will be...

CLARA, CANLA and other Organizations: release COP25

CLARA – CANLA and other Organizations Statement to UNFCCC Secretariat, Official Presidency of COP 25 – Chile Government and Government of Spain. Background COP 25 was scheduled to be a Latin American one, originally to be...

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