After a brief celebratory moment following the Paris Agreement on climate change, governmental ambitions have not been anywhere close to avoid dangerous climate change. Even if governments were to fully implement their pledges, the world would face a catastrophic rise in mean temperatures of 2.4 to 3.8°C by 2100. Therefore, action by non-state, local and regional actors is a vital complement to governmental action.
In The Current Column dated 24 June, Idil Boran and Sander Chan outline elements of a post-2020 global climate action agenda.
>> Read “Accelerating the sustainable future we need: Rethinking Global Climate Action beyond 2020”
Why is it important to step up climate action beyond 2020?
>> Watch the authors explain why in a short video statement.