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Africa Climate Week To Shape, Drive Climate Action

UN Climate Change News, 12 February 2018 – Public and private sector organizations and companies are invited to help shape and drive climate action at the first Africa Climate Week, 9-13 April 2018, in Nairobi, Kenya. The programme has been posted, and to date participants can join seven main events. More are sought, whether the events are

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Solutions that reduce energy requirements, health damage and climate damage

Renewable energy solutions are often hindered by the inconsistencies of power produced by wind, water and sunlight and the continuously fluctuating demand for energy. New research by Mark Z. Jacobson, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University, and colleagues at the University of California, Berkeley, and Aalborg University

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G7 2018 – Gender Equality – Call for Advocacies

If you were asked what would be the number one solution to tackle climate change, what would your answer be? It’s possible most people would respond with strictly “environmental” solutions, like the slashing of emissions through greater use of renewables, reducing food and water waste, the shift to electric transportation, and

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A coalition of global leaders is driving for effective carbon policies worldwide.

A dangerously warming planet is not just an environmental disaster. Fundamentally, it is an economic and social challenge. Putting a value or price on carbon emissions tackles climate change at its source. This creates an incentive for firms and individuals to change their investment, production, and consumption patterns. Through a

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Earth’s Ice Is Melting Much Faster Than Forecast. Here’s Why That’s Worrying.

By Jason E. Box - Professor in Glaciology, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland    COPENHAGEN — For me it was only after eight years of studying Greenland — installing and maintaining a network of on-ice climate stations and examining how much snow evaporates from the island — that I suddenly realized glaciology

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UN Calls on Investors to Align Portfolios with Paris Agreement

UN Climate Change News, 1 February 2018 - Greater ambition to divest from fossil fuel investments and consistent climate action is needed from the global investor community to accelerate the move towards a low-carbon economy and a climate-resilient future, top UN officials said at a major investor summit in New York

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