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UN Environment Assembly Tackles Global Menace of Pollution

Over 4,000 delegates, including heads of state, ministers, business leaders, UN officials and civil society representatives are gathering at UNEP headquarters from 4-6 December to exchange ideas to tackle the global menace of pollution and commit to action. Environmental degradation accounts for nearly one in four of all deaths, or

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South-South Climate Cooperation Strengthened at COP23

At the November UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany (COP23), different countries and sectors came together to mobilize support for developing countries with the help of South-South Cooperation. Collaboration and solidarity to address the threats of climate change is vital to enable a sustainable future for all. The pragmatic South-South

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From COP23 to a Sustainable 21st Century

At the UN Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn, Germany, which ended last week, the nations of the world agreed to launch the next steps towards higher climate action ambition before 2020. And they made progress towards completing the guidelines necessary to fully and rapidly implement the Paris Climate Change

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‘Planet at a crossroads’: climate summit makes progress but leaves much to do

The world’s nations were confident they were making important progress in turning continued political commitment into real world action, as the global climate change summit in Bonn was drawing to a close on Friday. The UN talks were tasked with the vital, if unglamorous, task of converting the unprecedented global agreement sealed in

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Philips Lighting delivers one billion LED lights as part of Global Lighting Challenge

November 16, 2017 First company to break through the one billion LED milestone says it is on track to meet commitment of two billion LED lamps and luminaires ahead of 2020 target Savings realized equivalent to the energy generated by 30 medium-sized coal-fired power stations and CO2 emissions from 12

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Calls for Rapid Progress at COP23 as Ministers and Heads of State Arrive in Bonn

UN Climate Change News, 15 November 2017 - At the UN climate change conference in Bonn (COP23, to 17 November), COP23 President and Prime Minister of Fiji Frank Bainimarama called on governments to make swift progress on taking forward climate action and finalizing the rulebook of the Paris Agreement on Climate

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