25 September 2019

IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

This new Report by IPCC highlights the urgency of prioritizing timely, ambitious and coordinated action to address unprecedented and enduring changes in the ocean and cryosphere. The report reveals the benefits of ambitious and effective adaptation for sustainable development and, conversely, the escalating costs and risks of delayed action. The ocean and the cryosphere –…

8 August 2019

IPCC’S new Special Report on Climate Change and Land

Today, 8 August 2019, the IPCC has officially presented its latest special report titled “Climate Change and Land” during the press conference held at the World Meteorological Organization premises in Geneva, Switzerland from 10 am CEST. The presentation was co-organized with UN Foundation within the framework of the Geneva Environment Network. The special report deals…

24 July 2019

New Report: Driving finance today for the climate resilient society of tomorrow

UNEP – Finance Initiative partnered with Climate Finance Advisors to deliver this report to the Global Commission on Adaptation as a contribution to a series of technical background papers on finance for adaptation and resilience supporting the GCA’s inaugural flagship report scheduled for September 2019. The report identifies the main barriers in the financial system…

11 July 2019

Women’s Digital Financial Inclusion in Africa

|Source: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation| African governments are at the forefront of efforts to harness digital technologies to build more inclusive economies. Double-digit growth in mobile phone ownership in the first half of this decade has triggered a surge of innovative digital tools and services across the continent. However, the benefits of the digital…

6 June 2019

Financing For Sustainable Development Report 2019

The UN Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development has released the fourth edition of the “Financing for Sustainable Development Report”, which provides a comprehensive assessment of the state of sustainable finance in 2019. The report offers recommendations for achieving concrete progress on financing for development, with a focus on the five SDGs under review…

17 May 2019

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction

The UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is the flagship report of the United Nations on worldwide efforts to reduce disaster risk. The GAR is published biennially by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), and is the product of the contributions of nations, public and private disaster risk-related science and…

15 April 2019

Greta Thunberg meets EAERE President at the Italian Senate

Young Swedish activist Greta Thunberg will be in Italy on April 18. She will meet EAERE President Carlo Carraro during the conference promoted by the President of the Italian Senate Elisabetta Casellati, titled “Climate: it’s time to change”. They will discuss the global climate crisis with other high-profile speakers: Antonio Navarra, President of the Euro-Mediterranean…

12 March 2019

15 March 2019: global strike for climate

This Friday (March 15) young students from all over the world will go on strike to make their voices heard: they are worried about the future of our planet.Tens of thousands of students from more than 80 countries and territories are going to demonstrate to urge governments to take climate action now. The global youth…

5 February 2019

Clean Energy for All Europeans

Political agreement was reached by negotiators from the Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission on the conclusion of the Clean Energy for all Europeans package, consisting in new rules for making the EU’s electricity market work better. Measures have been provisionally agreed concluding the political negotiations on the Clean Energy for All Europeans…

30 January 2019

World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2019

The 14th edition of the Report published by the WEF provides a comprehensive view of the biggest threats we are expected to face within a 10-year future scenario: the top 5 most worrisome include extreme weather events, climate-change policy failures and natural disasters. The report presents the results of the WEF latest Global Risks Perception…