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Online event: Boosting multilateral investments for biodiversity
Venue Online
Date 01 Dec 2022
Start time 12:00

NewClimate will join E3G's event on boosting multilateral investments for biodiversity. In particular, the event will look at biodiversity and land-use finance and the challenges associated with it.

COP27: Climate action by businesses, cities, and cooperative initiatives: faster, and stronger towards more ambitious NDCs
Venue COP27, EU pavilion (online)
Date 17 Nov 2022
Start time 17:30

This event takes stock of efforts by businesses, cities, and international cooperative initiatives and discusses new reports, progress and impacts, and opportunities to enhance NDCs and accelerate action across all sectors.

COP27: Aligning financial institutions’ strategies and operations with the Paris Agreement objectives
Venue COP27, IDFC Pavilion and Online
Date 16 Nov 2022
Start time 16:00

Details to be announced. Event start at 16h00 local time / 15h00 CET.

COP27: Ready for the next crisis? How MDBs can support the transition to a low-carbon, resilient economy by aligning with the Paris Agreement (shareholder and CSO perspectives)
Venue COP27, EU Online Pavilion
Date 16 Nov 2022
Start time 12:30

The event provides an overview of the state of play and remaining challenges of the multilateral development banks’ (MDBs’) Paris alignment process and discusses the most pressing and promising steps in delivering on the joint commitments. It gives space to the perspectives of shareholders in implementing their Paris commitments by aligning international finance flows including through the MDBs, reflecting also on key implications of last COP’s Glasgow Statement for the Clean Energy Transition. Anja Gebel (Germanwatch) Aki Kachi (NewClimate) Elizabeth Bast (Oil Change International) Ayeisha...

COP27: Global Stocktake of Non-State Actors' Net Zero Commitments
Venue COP27, Room Luxor
Date 15 Nov 2022
Start time 17:00

The event will discuss how the net zero world is coming into sharper focus, through more convergence (of net zero standards), enhanced context (of what matters) and increased credibility (of entities' targets).

COP27: Tracking progress of national and industry sector actions towards global net zero emissions
Venue COP 27, EU Online Pavilion
Date 15 Nov 2022
Start time 16:00

In this event we will present the latest research on the progress of major emitting countries and emission-intensive industries against Paris-consistent transition pathways and benchmarks. Featured research projects include various modelling projects supported by the European Union and the European Commission (e.g. ENGAGE) as well as analysis by the Systems Change Lab recently published in its State of Climate Action 2022 report. Speakers: Louise Jeffery, NewClimate Institute Michel Elzen, Senior climate policy analyst, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency Ioannis Dafnomilis...

COP27: The Emissions Gap Report 2022
Venue COP27, Action Room 1 (Ibis) (Blue Zone)
Date 15 Nov 2022
Start time 13:15

The UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2022: The Closing Window — Climate crisis calls for rapid transformation of societies provides an updated assessment of the gap between where we are heading in terms of global GHG emissions and where we need to be in 2030 to get on track towards the temperature goal of the Paris Agreement. This year’s report emphasizes the urgency of transformation, with a specific focus on key sectors, food systems and financial systems. This joint UNFCCC and UNEP special event features high-level opening remarks and a presentation of the key findings of the UNEP Emissions Gap...

COP27: A mobility just transition: perspectives on inclusive transport, including aviation
Venue COP 27, UNFCCC Pavilion, Amon Room
Date 15 Nov 2022
Start time 11:30

This event will explore a just transition to sustainable mobility, with particular focus on regional and gendered perspectives. It will include a deep dive into the hard-to-abate aviation sector, to discuss how equitable net-zero aviation could be delivered, while ensuring access to mobility for all. Speakers: Silke Mooldijk, NewClimate Institute Dan Rutherford, ICCT Akash Goenka, AEEE Sarah Colenbrander, ODI Jeremy Anderson, International Transport Workers’ Federation Jo Dardenne, Transport & Environment Further speakers tbc Event start at 11h30 local time / 10h30 CET.

COP27: Transitioning Agriculture systems for sustainability and climate resilience
Venue COP27, Akhenaten (150), Zone C, Side Events 2 Building
Date 14 Nov 2022
Start time 18:30

The transformation of agriculture systems to reduce emissions feed a growing population in a warming planet is a challenge identified by the IPCC and others. A Just Protein Transition to plant-based proteins and agroecological farming are increasingly recognised as solutions. Event start at 18h30 local time / 17h30 CET.

COP27: Paris-compatible sector benchmarks to help in defining national and corporate climate action
Venue COP27, WeMeanBusiness Pavilion, Auditorium A
Date 14 Nov 2022
Start time 14:30

The event presents and discusses the results of multiple years of work to develop and update Paris-compatible sectoral benchmarks. Sectoral benchmarks break down the mitigation objectives under the Paris Agreement to the sectoral level and hence make them more accessible to a broader audience. Those benchmarks aim at helping decision makers to assess if recent developments and future targets of countries, as well as non-state and subnational actors, are compatible with the Paris Agreement’s long-term temperature limit. Beyond providing the benchmark, they also enlighten on the road to achieve...

COP27: Climate Change Performance Index 2023 launch
Venue COP27, room Luxor
Date 14 Nov 2022
Start time 12:00

Launch of the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2023. The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) is a tool for increasing transparency in international climate change policy we publish annually together with Germanwatch and Climate Action Network. It aims to enable transparency in international climate politics and comparability of individual countries’ climate protection efforts and progress. The CCPI uses a framework of standardised criteria to assess and compare the climate performances of 60 countries and the EU (as of CCPI 2022). These collectively account for over 90% of global...

COP27: Insights from the Emissions Gap Report 2022
Venue COP27, EU pavilion or online
Date 11 Nov 2022
Start time 09:00

This side event features a presentation and discussions with the audience of the main findings of the 13th edition of UNEP Emissions Gap Report.

COP27: Exponential Climate Action Summit VII: Science & Solutions
Venue COP27, Climate Hub
Date 10 Nov 2022
Start time 15:30

How can business and society contribute to increased resilience, adaptation and mitigation? Join us as we explore nature-based solutions and carbon capture, decarbonization of industries and how digitalization and finance act as enablers. Event starts at 15h30 local time / 14h30 CET. 15:30 EET – Section I: Framing the Science of Solutions on Adaptation and Mitigation Prof. Dr. Niklas Höhne, NewClimate Institute Prof. Dr. Johan Rockström, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research Michael Wolosin, Managing Director, NCS Roadmap, Conservation International 16:00 EET – Section II...

COP27: Green Transition – How international cooperation can contribute to the NDCs and long-term strategies: a case from Germany-China
Venue COP27, China Pavilion, hybrid
Date 10 Nov 2022
Start time 11:00

Co-host by National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC) and German Environment Agency (UBA), this event will invite climate envoys of Germany and China, senior experts and academics, research institutions to discuss how international cooperation can contribute to the NDCs and long-term strategies. Event starts at 11h00 EET / 10h00 CET. Speakers: Frauke RÖSER, Co-founder of the NewClimate Institute XU Huaqing, Director-General of National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC), the co-Leading Institute of the Sino-German T2D...

COP27: Financing the global just transition and the need for combining detailed and high-level approaches
Venue COP27, Hatshepsut (300)
Date 10 Nov 2022
Start time 11:30

Financing a just transition requires understanding of sector- and country specific circumstances, innovative solutions as well as buy-in at the highest political level. At the same time global financial regulations, standards and norms need to be aligned with just and green transition requirements. Speakers: Aki Kachi (NewClimate Institute, Germany) Mihir Swarup Sharma (ORF, India), Arjan De Haan (IDRC, Canada) Daniela Gabor (UWE Bristol – via FJJ/FEPS) tbc Suranjali Tandon (National Institute of Public Finance and Policy- India via FJJ/FEPS) tbc Fabby Tumiwa (IESR, Indonesia), tbc Event...

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