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Climate Action Stage



From off track to achieving systems change: Action needed by 2030 for 1.5°C

06 Dec 2023
Climate Action Stage

Delivering climate action by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees C will require rapid transformations across our major systems – energy, industry, food, forest and land, finance and more. But we are off track. Meanwhile, we know what the solutions are, and exponential change is happening, proving that extraordinary transformation is possible, faster than we previously imagined. Armed with the latest findings from the State of Climate Action 2023 report from Systems Change Lab, this session will focus on what action is needed by 2030, where we are seeing positive exponential change that we can build on, and how taking a systems approach to the required transformations will be vital.

  • Duality of reality: we are deep in the climate emergency while bright spots are accelerating
  • Shifting mindsets from linear to exponential – extraordinary transformations are possible, faster than we think.
  • The pace of change depends on all of us.
Rachel Jetel, Co-Director, Systems Change Lab - World Resources Institute
Andrew Steer, CEO - Bezos Earth Fund
Ani Dasgupta, President & CEO - World Resources Institute
Claire Fyson, Co-Head, Policy Team - Climate Analytics
Kelly Levin, Chief of Science, Data and Systems Change - Bezos Earth Fund

Hosted by Systems Change Lab

World Resources Institute