Emanuele Riva, IAF Vice-Chair and incoming IAF Chair, will be presenting at the COP26 side event “Building back a net-zero resilient economy through Governance, Policy, Standards, Skills & Inclusion”.
The climate emergency requires an economy wide approach to integrate net zero and resilience. Linking the real economy through standards and aligning through governance, consumers and skills.
COP26 Goals are:
Secure global net zero by mid-century and keep 1.5 degrees within reach
Countries are being asked to come forward with ambitious 2030 emissions reductions targets that align with reaching net zero by the middle of the century.
To deliver on these stretching targets, countries will need to:
Adapt to protect communities and natural habitats
The climate is already changing and it will continue to change even as we reduce emissions, with devastating effects.
At COP26 we need to work together to enable and encourage countries affected by climate change to:
To deliver on our first two goals, developed countries must make good on their promise to mobilise at least $100bn in climate finance per year by 2020.
International financial institutions must play their part and we need work towards unleashing the trillions in private and public sector finance required to secure global net zero.
Work together to deliver
We can only rise to the challenges of the climate crisis by working together.
At COP26 we must:
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