[NEWS] Austrian World Summit Calls for More Ambitious Climate Commitments by 2020




Organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger’s non-profit environmental organization R20 Regions of Climate Action, the R20 Austrian World Summit 2018 took place with the aim of helping regions, states and cities implement the SDGs and meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

The Summit featured discussions on financing climate action, innovative solutions and tackling environmental pollution, producing a ‘Message to the World’ as its outcome.

Underscoring the inadequacy of current engagements, the Summit will call for governments to improve their climate commitments before 2020, highlighting the role of local and regional governments to drive change.

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