Climate change and biodiversity loss could jeopardize efforts to fulfill the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Capping the rise in global temperatures to below 2°C – or even to 1.5 °C if possible – to reduce excessive environmental damage, means supporting low-carbon development models.
According to the estimates of the latest IPCC report, half of all humanity, i.e. 3.6 billion people, are already vulnerable to climate change. Faced with this threat, the fundamental challenge is to improve the resilience of human systems and ecosystems, together.
In 2021, AFD Group committed €6 billion to fight climate change and its effects, and continued to mobilize the entire financial system, both public and private, to scale up financing for sustainable development.
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