Summit News

NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS URGED TO STEP UP CLIMATE ACTION BY 2020 AT END OF LANDMARK SUMMIT

Bold New Commitments Announced by Thousands of States, Regions, Cities, Businesses, Investors and NGOs Focus Turns to UN Climate Conference in Poland and UN Secretary General’s Leaders’ Summit in 2019 For a chronological, full list of announcements -...

Outcome of the high-level Talanoa on “A Rapid Transition to Net-Zero Emissions Society”

Frank Bainimarama, the Prime Minister of Fiji and COP23 President, and Jerry Brown, Governor of California, hosted a high-level Talanoa Dialogue on 12 September 2018 on the rapid transition to net-zero emission societies. The high-level event set the stage for GCAS by...

Philanthropic Community Announces $4 Billion Commitment to Combat Climate Change

Pledge Marks Largest-ever Philanthropic Investment in Climate Mitigation San Francisco – Sept. 14, 2018 – Today 29 philanthropists pledged $4 billion over the next five years to combat climate change—the largest-ever philanthropic investment focused on climate change...

Powering Past Coal Alliance announces 10 new members at Global Climate Action Summit

San Francisco, CA. Today at the Global Climate Action Summit, the Powering Past Coal Alliance has warmly welcomed 10 new States, Regions and Cities into the growing membership of the Alliance. These new members demonstrate growing global momentum behind the phase-out...

Revamped UN Climate Action Portal to Capture and Drive Climate Action

UN Climate Change News, San Francisco, 14 September 2018 – As leaders gather in California this week for the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS2018), UN Climate Change is presenting a revamped version of its Climate Action Portal, featuring the accelerated action...

Call To Global Climate Action

We, the people gathered at the Global Climate Action Summit, and communities around the world calling for climate action, commit to a climate-safe future for all. The climate crisis calls for urgent action. We have seen the human impact on health, disease, famine,...

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Nexleaf Unveils New Partners for Clean Cooking Initiative

SAN FRANCISCO -- At an affiliate event of the Global Climate Action Summit, Nexleaf Analytics announced a new partnership to expand its cloud-based climate platform to measure the usage and impact of clean cookstove technologies. The expanded data platform will enable...

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Launch of the Global Green Bond Partnership

  Scaling Finance for Subnational and Corporate Climate Action through Green Bonds   San Francisco, CA – Today, the Global Green Bond Partnership (GGBP) launched at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS). This new partnership will support efforts of sub-national...

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