Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Climate change is a real and undeniable threat to our entire civilization. The effects are already visible and will be catastrophic unless we act now. Through education, innovation and adherence to our climate commitments, we can make the necessary changes to protect the planet. These changes also provide huge opportunities to modernize our infrastructure which will create new jobs and promote greater prosperity across the globe.
- Target 13.1: STRENGTHEN RESILIENCE AND ADAPTIVE CAPACITY TO CLIMATE RELATED DISASTERS:
Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries.
- Target 13.2: INTEGRATE CLIMATE CHANGE MEASURES INTO POLICIES AND PLANNING:
Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning.
- Target 13.3: BUILD KNOWLEDGE AND CAPACITY TO MEET CLIMATE CHANGE:
Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning.
- Target 13.4: IMPLEMENT THE UN FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE:
Implement the commitment undertaken by developed-country parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to a goal of mobilizing jointly $100 billion annually by 2020 from all sources to address the needs of developing countries in the context of meaningful mitigation actions and transparency on implementation and fully operationalize the Green Climate Fund through its capitalization as soon as possible.
- Target 13.5: PROMOTE MECHANISMS TO RAISE CAPACITY FOR PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT:
Promote mechanisms for raising capacity for effective climate change-related planning and management in least developed countries and small island developing States, including focusing on women, youth and local and marginalized communities.
Want to learn more on how to use these five targets to take action to combat climate change and its impact? Visit: https://www.globalgoals.org/goals/13-climate-action/< Back to SDGs