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Asia-Pacific Climate Week Gears Up to Boost Climate Ambition

Friday, 5 July 2019, 9:15 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 4 July 2019 — Seizing the opportunity of the incredible momentum of climate action, and Asia-Pacific countries being at the forefront of innovation to tackle the climate crisis, the upcoming Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2019 ... More >>

UN Climate Chief Urges Action on Climate Emergency

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9:32 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News — UN Climate Change Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa, sent out very clear signals for more ambitious climate action at the start of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn ( SB50 ). She described the current situation ... More >>

Governments Prepare to Respond to Calls for Climate Ambition

Friday, 14 June 2019, 8:21 am | UNFCCC

Bonn, 13 June 2019 – Set at the mid-point of a crucial year during which accelerated global climate action is both urgent and essential, governments are meeting in Bonn from 17 to 27 June to make progress on several items central to climate change negotiations. More >>

Korea Global Adaptation Week Accelerates Progress

Saturday, 13 April 2019, 10:53 am | UNFCCC

Korea Global Adaptation Week wrapped up today in Songdo, Republic of Korea, with over 400 experts and leaders identifying innovative ways to raise ambition to build resilience to the inevitable impacts of climate change and the presentation of new ... More >>

African Policymakers Highlight Opportunities of Climate Plan

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:20 pm | UNFCCC

Africa Climate Week formally closed today, concluding a five-day programme of events in Accra – all of which have been hosted by the Government of the Republic of Ghana in the city’s International Conference Center. At the summary event, speakers presented ... More >>

UNFCCC 25th: Climate Action is More Urgent than Ever

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:20 am | UNFCCC

Today marks a special day in the history of global climate action: It marks the day when the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) first came into force. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the entry into force, Patricia Espinosa, UN ... More >>

UNFCCC Publishes Overview of Katowice Climate Package

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 9:35 am | UNFCCC

The secretariat of UN Climate Change has published an overview of the Katowice Climate Package, adopted at the UN Climate Change Conference COP24 in Katowice last December. The package constitutes the guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Climate ... More >>

New Era of Global Climate Action To Begin

Sunday, 16 December 2018, 11:31 am | UNFCCC

Press Release: New Era of Global Climate Action To Begin Under Paris Climate Change Agreement https://unfccc.int/news/new-era-of-global-climate-action-to-begin-under-paris-climate-change-agreement-0 More >>

Join the Talanoa Call for Action

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:07 pm | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 12 December 2018 – Today, at the closing of the Talanoa Dialogue, the Presidencies of this and last years’ UN Climate Change Conferences (COP24 and COP23) issued the Talanoa Call for Action . This statement calls for the ... More >>

Sports Launch Climate Action Framework at COP24

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 1:23 pm | UNFCCC

The sports sector and UN Climate Change have launched today the Sports for Climate Action Framework to gather sports organizations, teams, athletes, and fans in a concerted effort to raise awareness and action to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. Representatives ... More >>

Patricia Espinosa: “It’s Within our Grasp to Finish the Job"

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 10:21 am | UNFCCC

The second part of the high-level segment of the UN Climate Change Conference COP24 resumed today with the UN’s Climate Chief, Patricia Espinosa and other top UN officials making passionate pleas to governments to finish the work they set for themselves ... More >>

Fashion Industry Charter on Climate Action launched

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 10:44 am | UNFCCC

The global fashion sector today significantly increased momentum to address climate change by launching the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action. Under the auspices of UN Climate Change, leading fashion brands, retailers, supplier organizations, ... More >>

UN Secretary-General Unleashes New Finance Pledges

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 10:15 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 4 December 2018 – The United Nations Climate Conference (COP 24) today convened a high-level session launching eight days of focused events and dialogues on Global Climate Action, aimed at building a bridge between government ... More >>

The Secretary-General remarks at opening of COP24

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 9:41 am | UNFCCC

Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, Welcome to COP 24. I thank President Dude, Minister Kowalczyk and COP President Designate Mikal Kurkyta for their warm welcome. We are in trouble. We are in deep trouble with climate change. ... More >>

Sir David Attenborough Launches UN Climate Campaign

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 9:36 am | UNFCCC

3 December 2018 - The renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has announced the United Nations’ launch of a new campaign enabling individuals the world over to unite in actions to battle climate change. More >>

Rapid Action Urged as Key UN Climate Change Conference Opens

Monday, 3 December 2018, 10:08 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, Katowice, 2 December 2018 – Following a year of devastating climate disasters around the globe, from California to Kerala, and Tonga to Japan, the annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) opens today with the goal of finalising ... More >>

Climate Finance Increased in 2015–2016

Saturday, 24 November 2018, 11:52 am | UNFCCC

UNFCCC Press Release: Climate Finance Increased in 2015–2016 https://unfccc.int/news/climate-finance-increased-in-2015-2016 UN Climate Change News, 23 November 2018 – The Summary and Recommendations on the 2018 biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows of the Standing Committee ... More >>

People’s Voices to Be Heard at Critical UN Climate Talks

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 10:09 am | UNFCCC

People’s Voices to Be Heard at Critical UN Climate Talks Bonn/ New York/ Warsaw, 21 November 2018 – The renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough is one prominent advocate of an initiative to bring the voice of millions of citizens around the world ... More >>

Stepped up Global Climate Action Can Close the Emissions Gap

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 10:50 am | UNFCCC

wo key UNFCCC milestone publications released today highlight that success in tackling the global climate crisis can be achieved, but only if public and private sector actions are urgently stepped up. More >>

UNFCCC Secretariat Welcomes IPCC’s Global Warming Report

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 9:47 am | UNFCCC

“The Global Warming of 1.5°C report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change confirms the need to maintain the strongest commitment to the Paris Agreement’s aims of limiting global warming to well below 2°C and pursuing efforts towards 1.5°C. More >>



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