Keeping you up-to-date on the latest news and events of interest to the Momentum for Change community
Advisory Panel Selects 2017 Lighthouse Activities
Our Advisory Panel met earlier this month to select what promises to be another amazing group of Lighthouse Activities. We are excited to announce the winning initiatives in September and celebrate them during a series of special events in November at this year's UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. Stay tuned!
We would like to thank everyone who took the time to nominate their game-changing projects. Your efforts to create a low-carbon, highly resilient future is building ambition to implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
Survey of Adaptation Actions and Needs - Call for Private Sector Participation
Businesses face increasing risks and significant financial challenges due to climate change impacts such as floods and droughts. That's why the UNFCCC's Adaptation Committee wants to engage more closely with the private sector, enabling greater action to deal with the consequences of climate change.
The Adaptation Committee is inviting private sector companies, organizations and networks, from around the globe to complete a survey to identify risks and opportunities for businesses. The survey is
open until 4 August 2017, and takes only five minutes to complete.
Read the full story on our Newsroom to learn more.
Showcasing Climate Action on Four Wheels
Two young people from Wellington, New Zealand, are currently cycling 10,000 km across Europe in an epic endeavor to raise awareness for climate action. As UNFCCC climate ambassadors, Inka Vogt and Fabian Beveridge are visiting NGOs and Climate Neutral Now participants along their route, as well as Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities. They made a pitstop at the UNFCCC headquarters in Bonn, Germany this month where they met with the Momentum for Change Advisory Panel.
Find out more about their project "Europe on four wheels" by visiting our website or follow Inka and Fabian's journey on Instagram, Facebook or their blog. They are using the hashtag #Bike4Climate.