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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 >>

Global Climate Action Summit Brings Surge of New Commitments

Saturday, 15 September 2018, 12:42 pm | UNFCCC

Global Climate Action Summit Brings Surge of New Commitments and Calls for Increased Government Action More >>

Revamped UN Climate Action Portal

Saturday, 15 September 2018, 11:23 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, San Francisco, 14 September 2018 – As leaders gather in California this week for the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS2018), UN Climate Change is presenting a revamped version of its Climate Action Portal, featuring the ... More >>

Bangkok Climate Change Conference Opens

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 2:11 pm | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 4 September 2018 - The resumed sessions of the UNFCCC’s subsidiary bodies and the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement opened in Bangkok today amid strong calls for progress. At the resumed session, negotiators from some ... More >>

Progress Urged As Bangkok Climate Talks Open

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 2:49 pm | UNFCCC

French: https://unfccc.int/fr/news/pourparlers-de-bangkok-il-est-urgent-d-avancer-pour-preparer-la-mise-en-oeuvre-de-l-accord-de-paris Spanish: https://unfccc.int/es/news/empieza-conferencia-climatica-con-la-urgente-tarea-de-avanzar-en-la-aplicacion-del-acuerdo-de-paris English: https://unfccc.int/news/progress-urged-as-bangkok-climate-talks-open-to-prepare-paris-agreement-implementation More >>

Progress Urged As Bangkok Climate Talks Open

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 9:22 am | UNFCCC

Bangkok, 3 September 2018 - Against the backdrop of severe and record heatwaves, bushfires, droughts and floods across the world, governments are convening a supplementary meeting in Bangkok to prepare the implementation guidelines of the Paris Climate ... More >>

Progress Urged As Bangkok Climate Talks Open

Monday, 3 September 2018, 6:21 pm | UNFCCC

Bangkok, 3 September 2018 - Against the backdrop of severe and record heatwaves, bushfires, droughts and floods across the world, governments are convening a supplementary meeting in Bangkok to prepare the implementation guidelines of the Paris Climate ... More >>

Clean Development Mechanism Passes New Milestone

Friday, 31 August 2018, 9:20 pm | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change News, 31 August 2018 (Bangkok, Thailand) — The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which has incentivized billions of dollars’ worth of investment in climate action and has registered thousands of projects throughout the developing ... More >>

Asia Pacific Climate Week Galvanizes Regional Climate Action

Saturday, 14 July 2018, 11:54 am | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change Press Release: Asia Pacific Climate Week Galvanizes Regional Climate Action Singapore, 14 July 2018 – Today marks the close of the Asia Pacific Climate Week, which has been showcasing groundbreaking action underway in the region to dramatically ... More >>

Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 12:28 pm | UNFCCC

Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week Set to Galvanize Regional Climate Action Read online: In English https://unfccc.int/news/latin-america-and-caribbean-climate-week-set-to-galvanize-regional-climate-action In Spanish https://unfccc.int/es/news/la-semana-del-clima-de-america-latina-y-el-caribe-2018-impulsara-la-accion-climatica-en-la-region ... More >>

Dates of Asia Pacific Climate Week Announced

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 1:33 pm | UNFCCC

UN Climate Change, Bonn, 28 May 2018 – Today, it has been confirmed that Asia Pacific Climate Week (APCW2018) will be convened in Singapore from 11–13 July 2018. The event – which lands two months ahead of both the Global Climate Action Summit in ... More >>

   

 

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