Climate Change

Since the 19th century the earth’s climate system has been changing due to human industrial activities based on fossil fuels and energy-intensive lifestyles. Consequently slow onset changes and extreme weather events becoming more intense and frequent already impact all of us around the world, but endangering more the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable who have contributed the least to global warming. ACT Alliance EU fights this injustice and undertakes targeted lobby and advocacy work to eliminate the causes of climate change, to provide adequate support for building resilient societies and to promote sustainable solutions for a better development eradicating poverty in the long term.

News Highlights

Climate finance - a game of numbers?

With only two days left of the  interim session of UN climate talks in Bonn, it appears one of the most difficult topics... Read More

Analysis of the climate finance reporting of the EU
Press Release: New Study finds that the EU must revise its Climate Finance Policies

The EU, together with all other developed countries have committed to mobilise up to USD 100 billion annually by 2020 on... Read More

One Planet Summit – Can finance do its bit?

A month after the last Bonn climate conference, COP23, the One Planet Summit took place in Paris at the initiative of th... Read More

Marrakesh, a small step to make Paris reality

Only eleven months after the adoption of a new climate agreement for the post-2020 era in Paris, countries and their neg... Read More

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Turn climate dialogue into real action!

Under the Kyoto Protocol second commitment period, historical emitters are requested to report on their climate mitigati... Read More

Keeping global warming below 1.5C will benefit us all

Last year saw two major international decisions taken regarding the future of humanity, namely the Sustainable Developme... Read More

Resources

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The Paris Climate Agreement Analysis

This new publication, written by ACT Alliance and its German member agency, Bread for the World, analyses the Paris Agre... Read More

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Leave no one behind in Paris

In a few days the 21st International Conference on Climate Change (COP21) will start in Paris aiming at reaching a post-... Read More

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EU 2030 Package

Please find below all documents produced in 2014 advocating for specific climate targets to be agreed in the EU 2030 pac... Read More