Environment

12 High-Impact Business, Government and Civil Society Partnerships for Climate and Nature

World leaders joined the World Economic Forum’s programme at the 28th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP28) to advance dialogue, innovation and...

Urgency and Equity in South Asia’s Environmental Justice Struggle against Climate Colonialism

The culmination of the Just Transition in South Asia press conference, which took place on December 11, 2023, at COP-28 in Dubai, has illuminated...

Greener pastures: grasslands’ environmental and economic potential

Better use of grass-covered areas across the EU can protect nature and strengthen agriculture By Vedrana Simičević German farmers in the Lower Oder Valley National Park...

Earth’s ‘vital signs’ worse than at any time in human history, scientists warn

Life on planet is in peril, say climate experts, as they call for a rapid and just transition to a sustainable future. Earth’s “vital...

UNDP launches plan to boost carbon markets

UN Development Programme launches plan to boost integrity in carbon markets and increase access to finance schemes for developing countries. ‘High Integrity’ initiative addresses critical...

Philippines joins Blue Carbon Action Partnership to Strengthen Coastal Ecosystems

The Government of the Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources announced yesterday at COP28 that it is joining the World Economic Forum’s Blue...

First Movers Coalition for Food to Create up to $20 Billion Value Chain for Sustainable Farming

The World Economic Forum, with support from the Government of the United Arab Emirates, along with more than 20 corporate and research partners in...

$13.5 Trillion Investment Needed to Fast-Track Decarbonization of Key Hard-to-Abate Industry Sectors

Transitioning to a more sustainable and carbon-neutral future, $13.5 trillion in investments will be needed by 2050, particularly in the production, energy and transport...

A position for the wrong century: European Parliament’s vote on the PPWR

The European Parliament’s latest round of voting this afternoon on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) reflects a stance that is behind the...

World Economic Forum to Accelerate Multistakeholder Climate Action at COP28

The World Economic Forum will convene heads of state, ministers, business leaders, philanthropy and civil society to advance climate action at the 28th Conference...

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