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Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2021 Sends Strong Signal To COP26

Saturday, 10 July 2021, 5:41 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News , 9 July 2021 – The Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2021 Virtual Thematic Sessions wrapped up today, sending a strong signal that regional momentum on climate can contribute to success at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference ... More >>

Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2021 Kicks Off

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 7:17 pm | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 6 July 2021 – The Virtual Thematic Sessions of Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2021 (APCW 2021) kicked off today. APCW 2021 will be held from 6 to 9 July and is hosted by the Government of Japan. The sessions are designed to boost ... More >>

COP26 Registration Opens To Facilitate Participant Vaccination

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 6:21 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 29 June 2021 - The UN Climate Change online portal to register Parties, admitted observers and media representatives to attend the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 (31 October – 12 November 2021) in Glasgow is open for participants. ... More >>

Progress Made As May-June UN Climate Change Session Closes

Friday, 18 June 2021, 6:05 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 17 June 2021 – The May-June Climate Change Session, the first to have been held virtually to prepare for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) to be held at the end of the year in Glasgow, Scotland, closed today. This ... More >>

Halving Emissions By 2030 Is New Normal - Race To Zero Anniversary

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 5:57 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 15 June 2021 –Over 4,500 non-state actors from across the global economy have committed to halving emissions by 2030, joining the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign. These actors from over 92 countries recognise the value and ... More >>

Progress Urged As May-June Climate Change Conference Opens In Preparation For COP26

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 6:27 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 31 May 2021 – Against the backdrop of a new international warning that the world is dangerously close to exceeding the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global temperature rise at 1.5C, governments today began three weeks ... More >>

Climate Breakthroughs Summit Highlights Crucial Momentum For Net-Zero Emissions

Friday, 28 May 2021, 6:41 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 27 May 2021 - Today, world leaders convened at the Climate Breakthroughs Summit -- a collaboration between the World Economic Forum, Mission Possible Partnership, the UN Climate Champions, and the UK COP26 Presidency -- to ... More >>

Statement By Patricia Espinosa: G7 Climate & Environment Ministers

Friday, 21 May 2021, 6:42 am | UNFCCC

May 20, 2021 G7 Climate & Environment Ministers Statement by Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary, UN Climate Change Today I told G7 leaders that the decisions they make in the next few weeks will have a major impact on whether nations achieve ... More >>

Latin America And The Caribbean Climate Week Provides Regional Boost For Success At COP26

Saturday, 15 May 2021, 5:19 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 14 May 2021 - The Virtual Thematic Sessions of the Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week 2021 (LACCW2021) are wrapping up today, providing important momentum for a successful UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in November ... More >>

Latin America And Caribbean Climate Week 2021 Set To Boost Regional Climate Action

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 5:16 pm | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 11 May 2021 – The virtual thematic sessions of Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2021 (11 to 14 May), hosted by the Government of the Dominican Republic, kicked off today with calls to urgently ramp up regional climate action. ... More >>

COP25 And COP26 Presidents Urge Governments To Strengthen The Climate Ambition Alliance

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 6:53 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 5 May 2021 - Ahead of this year’s UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow, the President of the conference, Mr. Alok Sharma, and the President of the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 in Madrid in 2019, Ms. Carolina Schmidt ... More >>

Registration Opens For Latin America And Caribbean Climate Week 2021 (11 – 14 May)

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 5:47 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 3 May 2021 — Registration is open for the next sessions of Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2021, which will take place from 11 to 14 May 2021 in virtual form hosted by the Government of the Dominican Republic. Regional ... More >>

Statement By UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa On The Leaders Summit On Climate Change

Friday, 23 April 2021, 6:04 am | UNFCCC

22 April 2021 - The global climate change emergency is a clear, present and growing danger to all people on this planet. It recognizes no borders and while nations may be impacted differently, none are immune. This is a time for leadership, courage ... More >>

Greater Climate Ambition Urged As Initial NDC Synthesis Report Is Published

Saturday, 27 February 2021, 6:21 am | UNFCCC

(Bonn, 26 February 2021) – UN Climate Change today published the Initial NDC Synthesis Report, showing nations must redouble efforts and submit stronger, more ambitious national climate action plans in 2021 if they’re to achieve the Paris Agreement ... More >>

Regional Climate Weeks To Drive Forward Climate Action In 2021 And 2022

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 6:52 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 1 February 2021 – The UN Climate Change Secretariat today announced Regional Climate Weeks in 2021 and 2022, key meetings that will help build regional momentum for the annual UN Climate Change Conferences and drive forward ... More >>

Launch Of UN Race To Zero Breakthroughs

Friday, 29 January 2021, 7:42 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 28 January 2021 - The UN High-Level Climate Champions, COP26 President Alok Sharma, COP25 President Carolina Schmidt, together with the UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa, today launch the Race to Zero Breakthroughs ... More >>

Against The Odds, 2020 Marks Breakthrough Year For Climate Action At The Outset Of The Climate Ambition Summit

Saturday, 12 December 2020, 12:58 pm | UNFCCC

To mark the anniversary of the Paris Agreement, the High-Level Climate Champions for the UK and Chile today announce a major update to the Race to Zero campaign, the largest ever alliance of regions, cities, businesses targeting net zero emissions, ... More >>

The Paris Agreement Is A Covenant Of Hope: Statement On Occasion Of The 5th Anniversary Of The Paris Agreement

Saturday, 12 December 2020, 12:40 pm | UNFCCC

Five years ago, nations of the world came together to adopt the Paris Agreement, an agreement forged by a spirit of multilateral trust and leadership. It is dedicated to the notion that humanity can and will work together to address climate change ... More >>

Virtual Climate Dialogues: A Successful Milestone On The Road To COP26

Saturday, 5 December 2020, 7:58 am | UNFCCC

The Climate Dialogues, a series of virtual events to help pave the way towards next year’s climate change conference (COP26) to be held in Glasgow, wrapped up today. More than 80 virtual events took place between 23 November and 4 December 2020, providing ... More >>

Ratification Of Multilateral Climate Agreement Gives Boost To Delivering Agreed Climate Pledges

Saturday, 3 October 2020, 8:38 am | UNFCCC

The Doha Amendment, which established the Kyoto Protocol’s second commitment period in 2012, is set to enter into force, signaling the willingness of the international community to deliver on key climate pledges and to tackle climate change through ... More >>