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Honduras has joined the 2050 Pathways Platform as a country member, Convener Laurence Tubiana announced this week. The Platform will work with the Presidential Office for Climate Change to support the development of a long-term, low-carbon development plan. Honduras is the 32nd country member to the...

Finland submitted its long-term strategy to the UNFCCC, becoming the 19th country to do so thus far. Finland, a member of the Carbon Neutrality Coalition, has one of the most aggressive net zero targets in the world, and lays out several scenarios in its new...

South Africa became the 18th country to submit its long-term strategy to the UNFCCC. The strategy notes it is a is a living document, “the beginning of our journey towards ultimately reaching a net zero economy by 2050.” Read the full strategy here....

Argentina is the newest and 31st member country of the 2050 Pathways Platform, joining 3 September. The Platform will support the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development in their efforts to develop the country's long-term strategy.   Read more about some of the climate action and...

Turkey has joined the 2050 Pathways Platform as a member, Convener Laurence Tubiana announced this week. The Platform will support the Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation as they develop the country’s long-term strategy. Turkey is the 30th member country to the Platform after the Netherlands joined...

The Netherlands will become the 29th country member of the 2050 Pathways Platform, Convener Laurence Tubiana confirmed this week. The 2050 Pathways Platform will collaborate with the government of the Netherlands to support the development of the country’s long-term strategy.   The Netherlands has ambitious long-term climate goals under its...

Three additional countries submitted long-term strategies to the UNFCCC in March, bringing the total to 17 submitted thus far. European Union The EU cemented its 'climate neutrality' by 2050 target into its long-term strategy, submitted on 6 March, 2o20. Read the full strategy here. Slovakia Slovakia is also aiming for...

On Sunday, February 24, Costa Rica launched a plan to make Costa Rica one of the world’s first decarbonized countries at an event in San José with President Carlos Alvarado Quesada and former UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres.  The plan covers ten sectoral focus areas with policy packages...

The seventh C40 World Mayors Summit took place in Copenhagen from October 9th-12th. The summit was attended by 2,000 mayors, city officials, organisations, and businesses from across the world, and showcased innovative climate solutions and bold and urgent actions being taken to limit global temperature...

At the UN Climate Action Summit, decarbonization took center stage as countries and non-state actors alike stepped up to commit to carbon neutrality by 2050 or earlier. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had made plans for carbon neutrality by 2050 one of his main asks for...