With just days five days to go until Climate Week NYC 2014, Gabi Zedlmayer, Vice President and Chief Living Progress Officer, HP, writes about why the world leading tech company is part of the summit, and her vision for the IT industry's role in helping build a low carbon future.
Inspirational quote from entrepreneur, Richard Branson, calling for leadership to drive innovative action against climate change.
On September 17 we took part in a live Twitter Q&A with three senior executives of a pioneering new coalition called We Mean Business, which is set to be launched at Climate Week NYC in just a few days time.
The White House has just announced new private commitments and federal actions to cut emissions of hydroflourocarbons (HFCs), powerful greenhouse gases that exacerbate climate change.
Hundreds of companies around the world say putting a price on carbon is “an opportunity for their business”, among growing corporate consensus that an internationally-linked carbon market is on its way, according to new research from CDP.
With days to go until Climate Week NYC, we take a look at four affiliate events happening across the city which will give the public an insight on climate issues, through the more accessible format of films, photography and documentaries.
Today a powerful new report will be released outlining how the world can safely reduce emissions and still reap economic benefits, if our business, government and finance leaders act immediately.
A quote from the US Secretary of State, John Kerry
There is one week to go until New York City hosts hundreds of diverse yet crucial events related to climate change and low carbon growth, as part of Climate Week NYC 2014.
Business and political leaders will unveil new climate change initiatives next Monday, September 22, at the Opening Day of Climate Week NYC.
The United Nations (UN) has published a list revealing the 125 countries which will be represented by their heads of state and government or deputies at the global Climate Summit in New York on September 23.
President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, speaks up about the economic threat of climate change
World Resources Institute to host press call ahead of UN Climate Summit.
Organizers expect the largest political demonstration in NYC in over a decade; with over 1,500 solidarity events planned around the world
Quote on alternative energy from the former US Secretary of state, Condoleezza Rice
The Climate Group will host its next Twitter Q&A on September 17 with three senior executives of a pioneering new coalition called We Mean Business, which will be launched at Climate Week NYC this month.
On Wednesday September 10 we hosted "America's most-watched weather anchor", Sam Champion of The Weather Channel, in a live Twitter Q&A, to talk about how ready America is to act on climate as fast-rising global temperatures and worsening extreme weather events dominate the headlines in the US and beyond.
America's most-watched TV weather anchor, The Weather Channel's Sam Champion, will join us for a live Twitter Q&A about American people's awareness of and appetite for bold climate action.
Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, supports the transition to a low carbon economy
Mark Kenber, CEO, The Climate Group, write for The Huffington Post about the opportunities for businesses and governments at the Climate Week NYC, from September 22-28.
Evan Williams, Co-founder of Twitter and speaker at Climate Week NYC 2012
On September 8 we hosted a live Titter Q&A with Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to talk about the importance of business engagement around climate change and low carbon growth, ahead of Climate Week NYC and the UN Climate Summit which takes place in New York later this month. Here are just a few of the highlights.
Climate Week NYC will host more than 100 events this year, an absolute record for the annual international event, marking a global shift in how governments, businesses and civil society are now eager to find a common ground to tackle climate issues in a smart, innovative, effective way.
Our dependence on the natural environment is unparalleled, from energy generation and prevention off sea level rise, to maintenance of the natural aesthetic beauty of our environment. This September, Climate Week NYC promises a range of events that both celebrate our natural environment, and address the environmental pressures caused by human caused damage to it.
All eyes will be on New York this September, as world leaders convene for the UN Climate Summit, which takes place during Climate Week NYC - and there are loads of free events taking place that you can't afford to miss!
The UN has launched a trailer for its new climate documentary, narrated by actor and UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Ian Somerhalder, which seeks to engage a wider public audience around climate issues.
Amid growing evidence of the threat to profits and increased risks resulting from climate change, top businesses and investors will make the case for bold climate action in New York on September 22 2014, on the occasion of the launch of “We Mean Business.”
A quote from Steve Howard, Chief Sustainability Officer, IKEA Group.
An open letter from a UN organization and signed by The Climate Group, warns leaders gathering in New York in a less than a month, that they must urgently act to keep global warming under 2° Celsius.
Running from September 22-28, the 6th annual Climate Week NYC promises to be the biggest in history. This year it will coincide with the UN Climate Summit, and is certain to play a crucial role in placing climate change at the top of the global agenda, ahead of the UN climate talks in Paris in 2015.
Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), writes about garnering momentum for climate action, as we approach critical global events such as the UN Climate Summit during Climate Week NYC next month, which is co-convened by The Climate Group.
Learn more about the public health impacts of climate change at two unique events that are taking place at Climate Week NYC next month, an international platform for government, business and civil society to work together on low carbon solutions.
Learn how cities around the world are boosting their resilience and adaptation to man-made climate change at a key city-themed event at Climate Week NYC 2014 next month.
A quote from Michael Bloomberg, 108th Mayor of New York City.
Cities currently generate 80% of global GDP, however many of the world’s leading metro areas are vulnerable to human driven climate change.
The sixth annual Climate Week will be held in New York City on September 22-28. But if can’t make it in person, there’ll be live event updates on all Climate Week NYC social media accounts.
Creating momentum behind cleantech solutions which drive the low carbon economy to new growth levels is of critical importance.
The world’s leaders will descend on New York this September for the UN Climate Summit, during which governments are being asked to make ambitious commitments to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
A quote from Hannah Jones, VP of Sustainable Business and Innovation, Nike.
A quote from Tom Steyer, Founder and former Co-Senior Managing Partner of Farallion Capital Management, LLC.
Global political leaders will make concurrent climate announcements over the course of three hours during the UN Climate Summit, a just released official document details.
US President Barack Obama is confirmed to attend the UN Climate Summit which takes place during Climate Week NYC this September, with China President Xi Jinping expected to be present.
In 60 days, Climate Week NYC returns to Manhattan for its sixth edition as the key international platform for climate action.
Global religious leaders will gather in New York City for a special Interfaith Summit on September 21 and 22, as part of Climate Week NYC, the collaborative space for all events supporting the UN Climate Summit.
A quote from Brigadier General Stephen A. Cheney, USMC (RET.), CEO American Security Project.
A quote from former Republican US Representative Bob Inglis and Executive Director of the Energy and Enterprise Initiative.
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