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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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‘InsuResilience’ to Provide the Poor with More Financial Protection Against Climate Risks

‘InsuResilience’ Initiative for Vulnerable People Moves into New Higher Ambition Phase Bonn/Berlin, Nov 14 - An international initiative aimed at providing insurance to 400 more million poor and vulnerable people by 2020 moved into a higher gear with the announcement of additional funding and many more partners. The InsuResilience Global Partnership for Climate and Disaster

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New National and Corporate Climate Action on Forests at COP23

Bonn, Nov 12 – New action from countries and corporations to cut emissions from forest use and establish sustainable forestry management featured at COP23 Forests Day on Sunday. Initiatives from Ecuador, Gabon, Walmart and Mars Inc were welcomed by delegates at the Forests Global Climate Action day at the UN Climate Change Conference in

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Industry Can Deliver Much of Paris with Closer Government Partnerships

Bonn, Nov 12 – Global industry is set to deliver much of the emissions reductions needed to achieve the Paris Agreement goal but closer national and international policy and implementation strategy partnerships together with governments will help business take further, faster action. This was one of the key messages today from business

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Alternative US group honouring Paris climate accord demands ‘seat at the table’

The United Nations should give a “seat at the table” to a powerful group of US states, cities, tribes and businesses that are committed to taking action on climate change, Michael Bloomberg has urged. In an apparent bid to circumvent US president Donald Trump’s moves to withdraw from the Paris accord, the billionaire

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Opening Speech by Patricia Espinosa at COP23

Welcome to Bonn, and welcome to this year’s United Nations Climate Change conference. Let me begin by thanking our COP 22 President from Morocco, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, for your leadership and service to the process. Your contribution is particularly important, as you took on the challenge to preside over the first Conference

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COP23 Kicks Off with Strong Calls to Hold to Paris Agreement Path

UN Climate Change News, Bonn, Nov 6 - This year’s UN Climate Change Conference kicked off in Bonn today with strong, unified calls to hold to the path of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The opening of the conference (COP23, 6- 17 November) takes place against this year’s background of destructive hurricanes,

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