Meeting Summary: Stepping up Climate Action at Home

On September 28, 2018 at the Instituto Cervantes, New York, Galvanizing the Groundswell of Climate Actions convened a meeting as part of New York Climate Week to consider how local governments, the private sector, and civil society can help countries deliver NDCs and enhance ambition in the period 2018-2020. It brought together academics, policy practitioners, and IGO representatives focusing on global climate action.

The session provided an opportunity for participants to consider how to align efforts of non-state actors with intergovernmental processes, how emerging domestic and regional climate coalitions can be leveraged, and what tools and strategies will help this as we look towards key future moments such as COP24 and the 2019 UNSG summit. This short summary synthesizes the discussion from the perspective of the organizers.

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