Goal 13: Climate action

Publication Date: 

Friday, 8 July 2016 - 3:07pm


Measure What Matters

With only 4 days left until the launch of Measure What Matters: a framework for action, today we’re focusing on Goal 13: Climate action (see targets below). Hear why students in London think climate change matters (click below).

Watch Peter Lacy, Global Managing Director at Accenture, explain why the SDGs are a big opportunity for business.

Read this report by Morgan Stanley  advising investors that they can no longer assume that an energy sector powered predominantly by fossil fuels is where growth lies and how to position themselves for a different range of opportunities. 

Check out Stephen Fry as Planet Earth and Al Murray as the Moon in Costing the Earth.  


Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries
Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning
Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning
Implement the commitment undertaken by developed-country parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to a goal of mobilizing jointly $100 billion annually by 2020 from all sources to address the needs of developing countries in the context of meaningful mitigation actions and transparency on implementation and fully operationalize the Green Climate Fund through its capitalization as soon as possible
Promote mechanisms for raising capacity for effective climate change-related planning and management in least developed countries and small island developing States, including focusing on women, youth and local and marginalized communities* Acknowledging that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is the primary international,
intergovernmental forum for negotiating the global response to climate change.

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