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June Climate Meetings Take Modest Steps Forward; Steep Mountain Still To Climb Ahead Of COP29

Saturday, 15 June 2024, 3:47 am | UNFCCC

The Bonn Climate Change Conference concluded after two weeks of intensive work across a range of issues where progress is needed on the path to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP29) this November in Baku, Azerbaijan. More >>

UN Climate Change Exec Sec Speech: A Very Steep Mountain To Climb For Ambitious Outcomes At COP29

Saturday, 15 June 2024, 3:31 am | UNFCCC

We must uphold the science. And one thing is absolutely clear - success requires getting more serious about bridging divides and moving quickly from streamlining to specifics. More >>

UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Simon Stiell Speech On The Enhanced Transparency Framework

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 6:35 pm | UNFCCC

We need a paradigm shift on climate transparency. We should not see reporting as a burden, but as an incredible opportunity -to learn from the data and to design more effective policies. To direct resources where they’re needed most. And to ... More >>

UN Body Adopts Historic Human Rights Protections For Carbon Market Mechanism

Saturday, 4 May 2024, 4:55 am | UNFCCC

The Appeals and Grievances Procedure has immediately come into effect, marking a significant milestone in the operationalization of the Paris Agreement Crediting Mechanism. More >>

UN Climate Change Partners With Global Visual Arts Sector To Increase Climate Action

Saturday, 20 April 2024, 7:03 am | UNFCCC

The Charter will become the visual arts pillar of UN Climate Change’s Entertainment & Culture for Climate Action alliance, which aims at accelerating the transition of arts, film, music, and other relevant sectors to reduced greenhouse gas emissions ... More >>

Simon Stiell (Executive Secretary, UN Climate Change) Address To Chatham House: Two Years To Save The World

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 10:42 am | UNFCCC

As of today, national climate plans - called Nationally Determined Contributions or NDCs - in aggregate will barely cut emissions at all by 2030. More >>

Executive Secretary Simon Stiell, UN Climate Change: Speech At Opening Segment Of Copenhagen Climate Ministerial, 21 Mar

Friday, 22 March 2024, 5:05 am | UNFCCC

"This year we meet under the shadow of the WMO’s report showing the latest temperature increases that have been off the charts." More >>

UN Body Steps Up Pace To Implement Vital Carbon Crediting Mechanism

Saturday, 2 March 2024, 2:18 pm | UNFCCC

The United Nations Body charged with implementing a new carbon crediting mechanism under the Paris Agreement has expedited plans for action at their first meeting since COP28. The Supervisory Body of the Paris Agreement Crediting Mechanism took a firm ... More >>

Challenge Launched At COP28 To Harness Artificial Intelligence For Climate Action In Developing Countries

Sunday, 10 December 2023, 7:40 am | UNFCCC

The UN Climate Change Technology Executive Committee (TEC), together with Enterprise Neurosystem , a non-profit open-source artificial intelligence (AI) community, has launched the AI Innovation Grand Challenge to identify and support the development ... More >>

UN Global Climate Action Awards Ceremony Celebrates Youth-Led Climate Solutions

Monday, 4 December 2023, 6:11 pm | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 4 December 2023 – Two young people will be celebrated as winners of the UN Global Climate Action Awards during the UN Climate Change Conference COP28 in Dubai later this week. Michelle Zárate Palomec of Mexico and Sebastian ... More >>

Yearbook Of Global Climate Action 2023: Pace Of Change Needs To Speed Up

Saturday, 2 December 2023, 1:58 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 29 November 2023 – Businesses, investors, cities, states and regions are stepping up to take climate action in greater numbers than ever before – just not at the pace or scale needed to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 ... More >>

Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week launches next week to boost regional climate action

Saturday, 21 October 2023, 6:20 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 20 October 2023 – The Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW) will take place in Panama City, Panama, on 23-27 October 2023, bringing together representatives from local and national governments, Indigenous ... More >>

MENA Climate Week 2023: Driving Regional Action On Climate Change

Monday, 9 October 2023, 5:34 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 8 October 2023 – The second-ever Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Climate Week opened today, with a packed schedule of events designed to shine a spotlight on challenges and solutions in a region that is among the most ... More >>

New Synthesis Report Previews Parties’ Blueprint For Decision On Global Stocktake At COP28

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 6:32 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News , 4 October 2023 - A new synthesis report designed to help governments reach a decision on the global stocktake at COP28 has been published by UN Climate Change. The report reflects the views of governments and their perspectives ... More >>

Applications For The Prestigious 2023 UN Global Climate Action Awards Now Open

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 6:33 am | UNFCCC

Bonn, Germany, 18 September 2023 – Starting today, young people taking bold leadership on climate change can nominate their work for the 2023 United Nations Global Climate Action Awards. The awards programme, run by UN Climate Change since 2011, recognizes ... More >>

Africa Climate Week 2023: Charting a Fresh Course for Climate Action

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 5:15 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 4 September 2023 – The Africa Climate Week 2023 (ACW) welcomes policymakers, practitioners, business and civil society representatives from 4 to 8 September 2023 in Nairobi, in parallel to the Africa Climate Summit on ... More >>

Bonn Climate Conference Closes With Progress On Key Issues, Laying Groundwork For COP28

Friday, 25 August 2023, 5:51 pm | UNFCCC

The Bonn Climate Change Conference closed today after two weeks of intense work that made progress on several critical issues, helping lay the groundwork for the political decisions required at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) at the end ... More >>

Statement by the United Arab Emirates and UN Climate Change on an inclusive COP28

Wednesday, 2 August 2023, 5:54 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 1 August 2023 At the conclusion of the signing of the Host Country Agreement for COP28, the President-Designate, Dr. Sultan Al Jaber of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and UN Climate Change Executive Secretary, Simon Stiell ... More >>

Statement By Simon Stiell, UN Climate Change Executive Secy, On The IPCC´s Synthesis Report Of The 6th Assessment Report

Tuesday, 21 March 2023, 6:19 am | UNFCCC

We’re running out of time but not out of options to address climate change Today’s IPCC Synthesis Report of the Sixth Assessment Report adds more clarity and detail to a simple truth: we have to do more on climate change now. We are in a critical ... More >>

COP27 Reaches Breakthrough Agreement On New “Loss And Damage” Fund For Vulnerable Countries

Monday, 21 November 2022, 6:55 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 20 November 2022 – The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 closed today with a breakthrough agreement to provide “loss and damage” funding for vulnerable countries hit hard by climate disasters. “This outcome moves ... More >>





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