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Visualizing Momentum for Change Milestones in our New Interactive Report

UN Climate Change News, 17 August 2018 – UN Climate Change's Momentum for Change initiative recently released its new, interactive online report to highlight the climate action milestones that it achieved last year. By shining light on the most inspiring and transformational mitigation and adaptation activities, known as 'Lighthouse Activities', Momentum for Change aims

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Capitalism can crack climate change. But only if it takes risks

This summer’s heatwave has provided a glimpse of the future, and it is not a pretty one. On current trends, the years to come will see rising temperatures, droughts, a fight to feed a growing population, and a race against time to reduce dependency on fossil fuels. The struggle to combat climate change brings out

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Healthy soils are essential to achieve Zero Hunger, peace and prosperity

FAO Director-General urges countries to scale up soils' potential to help address climate change 13 August 2018, Rio de Janeiro - Improving the health of the world's soils is essential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, including Zero Hunger and combating climate change and its impacts, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva,

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Extreme temperatures ‘especially likely for next four years’

The world is likely to see more extreme temperatures in the coming four years as natural warming reinforces manmade climate change, according to a new global forecasting system. Following a summer of heatwaves and forest fires in the northern hemisphere, the study in the journal Nature Communications suggests there will be little respite

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Climate change leaders to amplify Summit’s ambition around the world

An initial network of 22 Climate Trailblazers, individuals from around the world who represent both emerging and established voices on climate change action, activism and ambition, was today announced by the Global Climate Action Summit, which takes place in San Francisco from September 12-14. Those chosen demonstrate a passion for climate

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Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week Set to Galvanize Regional Climate Action

The Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2018 (20–23 August, Montevideo, Uruguay) will be a key international summit to drive climate action forward across the region. Governments, private sector and other non-state stakeholders will get together to promote more climate ambition. The LACCW2018 will cover climate-friendly development, innovation on transports, waste-to-energy

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