How funders worried by the UN climate report can address the climate crisis
As the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report declares ‘code red for humanity,’ now is the time for funders, regardless of their mission, to address the climate crisis. It is hoped that, if we can cut global emissions in half by 2030 and reach net carbon zero by 2050, we can halt and possibly reverse global temperature rises.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) report, which is considered the climate change evidence summary for policymakers worldwide, has stated that we must act if we are to avert the worst environmental and social impacts of climate change. UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has said, ‘if we combine forces now, we can avert climate catastrophe. But, as today’s report makes clear, there is no time for delay and no room for excuses.’ Read more