UN Climate Action Summit

External event
All day
23 Sep 2019
New York, USA

To boost ambition and accelerate actions to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will host the 2019 Climate Action Summit on 23 September to meet the climate challenge.

The UN Climate Action Summit will focus on nine interdependent tracks, which will be led by 19 countries in total and supported by international organizations.

The Energy Transition Track - which is led by the governments of Denmark and Ethiopia and supported by SEforALL - will focus on main elements of accelerating the energy transition, including boosting renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, access and innovation as well as mobilizing investments for the energy transition. The initiatives proposed include sustainable cooling, shipping, energy efficiency, battery storage, and a climate investment platform.