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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 >>

UN Secretary-General Remarks Delivered At COP27 STAKEOUT

Saturday, 19 November 2022, 1:11 pm | UNFCCC

COP27 STAKEOUT Sharm El-Sheikh 17 November 2022 I am just off a plane from the G20 meeting in Bali – and have been briefed by COP27 President Sameh Shoukry. We are at crunch time in the negotiations. COP27 is scheduled to close in 24 hours – and ... More >>

COP27 PRESIDENT Press Statement - Meeting With The UNSG

Friday, 18 November 2022, 5:46 am | UNFCCC

17 November 2022 1- I’ve just had the pleasure of welcoming His Excellency Secretary General Guterres once again here in Sharm el-Sheikh for the last crucial stretch of COP27. 2- The Secretary General’s presence here in the last few hours as Parties ... More >>

COP27 Puts Focus On The Half Of The World Population That Will Live Under Water Stress By 2025

Wednesday, 16 November 2022, 5:36 pm | UNFCCC

Issued on behalf of the Egyptian COP27 Presidency COP27 Presidency launches key initiative Action for Water Adaptation and Resilience initiative to address water security in the face of climate change Day’s program draws attention to existing ... More >>

COP27 In Sharm El-Sheikh To Focus On Delivering On The Promises Of Parisunfcc

Monday, 7 November 2022, 7:24 am | UNFCCC

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, 6 November 2022 - The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 opened today with the key aim of ensuring full implementation of the Paris Agreement . Discussions at COP27 begin near the end of a year that has seen devastating ... More >>

Climate Plans Remain Insufficient: More Ambitious Action Needed Now

Thursday, 27 October 2022, 6:23 am | UNFCCC

26 October 2022 – A new report from UN Climate Change shows countries are bending the curve of global greenhouse gas emissions downward but underlines that these efforts remain insufficient to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees ... More >>

Arab Regional Finance Forum Helps Unlock Critical Climate Finance For The Region’s Energy, Water And Food Security

Saturday, 17 September 2022, 5:48 am | UNFCCC

The fourth of five Regional Finance Forums concluded in Beirut, Lebanon, on Thursday 15 September with a focus on ushering in a wave of climate finance among Arab States. Hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), ... More >>

Africa Climate Week 2022 Builds Important Regional Momentum For Climate Action Ahead Of COP27

Sunday, 4 September 2022, 6:12 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News , 2 September 2022 –This year’s Africa Climate Week (ACW 2022) in Libreville, Gabon, wrapped up today, having helped build important regional momentum in the fight against climate change ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference ... More >>





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