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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...

Days before the UN Climate Action Summit, Portugal submitted its long-term strategy to the UN Climate Change Secretariat, becoming the 13th city to do so. The strategy aims for carbon neutrality by 2050. João Pedro Matos Fernandes, Portugal's Minister of the Environment and Energy Transition, said...

On Wednesday, Japan became the 12th country officially submit its long-term strategy to the UNFCCC as called for under Article 4.19 of the Paris Agreement. Read the full strategy here. ...

             In Bonn at the UNFCCC intersessional, taking place from June 17-28, the 2050 Pathways Platform will be co-convening two side events on long-term strategies: Long-term strategies in the international political context When: Thursday, 20th June, 13:15-14:45 Where: Room Bonn Who: Chile, Costa Rica,...