The climate emergency has picked up pace, demanding urgent and robust action. The event focused on key enablers to accelerate climate solutions across sectors and systems, in particular, data, transparency and accountability, triggering better finance. Data is crucial in determining the extent of the effects and impact of climate change, as well as the gaps in and effectiveness of climate action.
The event spotlighted current advancements in climate data, finance, and transparency, including loss and damage data, modelling applications, and the Enhanced Transparency Framework. It emphasized the need for high-quality statistics and data to support reporting, policymaking, and public awareness. It explored the use of new technologies and transparency frameworks to unlock climate finance.
- Resources and tools on statistics for climate action (UNECE, ECLAC, ESCAP, UNESCWA and UNSD)
- Key UNECE events at COP28
- The full list of official COP28 side events
- More on UNECE work on climate change-related statistics