EcoAct’s upcoming annual climate reporting and performance report will look at corporate climate progress following a global pandemic, rising climate impacts and a stark warning from scientists that the window for climate action is rapidly closing. Global context: The significance of reporting climate action in 2021 For more than a decade EcoAct has assessed corporate […]
The hosts for the 23rd United Nations Conference of Parties was Fiji – Bula! For practical reasons, Fiji came to the Rhine with the negotiations physically hosted in Bonn, Germany. Frank Bainimarama, the Fijian Prime Minister and COP 23 President is one of the leading global voices calling on the international community to commit to […]
Climate change negotiations are a little like Moroccan tea. It begins with the spectacle of serving the tea, pouring from a hight to aerate it to create a thin layer of frothy bubbles. After that, there is a longer phase, which requires patience as the tea cools and becomes drinkable.
The Paris Agreement resulting from COP21 was kind of a big deal. It demonstrated the shifting political resolve towards addressing climate change and moving the world towards a low carbon future. As European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker commented at the end of the COP, “today the world gets a lifeline…This robust agreement will steer the […]