Best Climate Solutions 2018 Award on climate change communication: the call is open

The Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change in partnership with Festival for the Earth launches the 2018 edition of the Best Climate Solutions Award with focus on “Communicating climate change threats and opportunities”.  The winning proposal will be presented at the Festival for the Earth 2018 in Venice and will receive a cash prize of 3000 […]

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UNFCCC 2018 Momentum for Change Awards

The UNFCCC opened the 2018 round of the Momentum for Change Awards, calling for applications from organizations, communities, cities, businesses, governments and others that are taking concrete action on climate change. The four focus areas of the 2018 Momentum for Change Awards are: Women for results, Financing for Climate Friendly Investment, Planetary Health, and Climate Neutral Now. Momentum for Change is […]

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Build your project from the ground up with…Philanthropic foundations

Need funding to develop your best climate solution? Get a jump start here with information on financing opportunities. Turning your idea into reality could make the difference in the fight against climate change! Philanthropic foundations and UN agencies provide grants for projects that promote global development and the welfare of others. These are non-governmental, non-profit […]

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Build your project from the ground up with…Angel investors

Need funding to develop your best climate solution? Get a jump start here with information on financing opportunities. Turning your idea into reality could make the difference in the fight against climate change! Angel investors provide capital to start-up business in exchange for ownership equity. These entrepreneurs personally invest in new or young companies that […]

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Build your project from the ground up with…Credit institutions

Need funding to develop your best climate solution? Get a jump start here with information on financing opportunities. Turning your idea into reality could make the difference in the fight against climate change! Credit institutions provide more traditional loans to fund business ideas. By definition, credit institutions receive cash deposits and other repayable funds from […]

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Build your project from the ground up with…Crowdfunding

Need funding to develop your best climate solution? Get a jump start here with information on financing opportunities. Turning your idea into reality could make the difference in the fight against climate change! Crowdfunding is a platform for people to present their innovative ideas online to a “crowd” of potential investors that can then choose […]

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Build your project from the ground up with…Business incubators

Need funding to develop your best climate solution? Get a jump start here with information on financing opportunities. Turning your idea into reality could make the difference in the fight against climate change! Business incubators are organizations geared toward accelerating the growth and success of start-up or early stage companies. Besides being a good path […]

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UN guide to be a changemaker in everyday life

The scale of climate change problems is so enormous that can be daunting and frustrating. The good news is that there is no single solution, there are many. And many actions can be easily adopted into everyone’s everyday life, according  to the Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World compiled by the U.N. Be the Change initiative. […]

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2017 Yearbook of Climate Action

Climate actions of businesses, investors, cities, regions and civil society are steadily progressing towards the goals of the Paris Agreement, according to the first  Yearbook of Climate Action by the UNFCCC Marrakesh Partnership. For instance, the report notes that coalitions, representing more than a billion people have committed to decrease emissions by 80 per cent by 2050. […]

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Project Drawdown: a blueprint to reverse global warming

Project Drawdown is a nonprofit organization and coalition of scholars, scientists, entrepreneurs, and advocates that is mapping, measuring, modeling, and communicating about a collective array of substantive solutions to global warming. Follow-up initiative from the book “Drawdown” by Paul Hawken, Project Drawdown is the first effort to measure and project the collective impact of the […]

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