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Copenhagen to Host C40 Mayors Summit 2019 Committed to Bold Action on Climate Change

Danish capital chosen by C40’s Mayoral Steering Committee to host 2019 gathering of mayors committed to bold action on climate change Mayors, CEOs, philanthropists, campaigners, scientists and citizens will convene at landmark Copenhagen summit. Copenhagen, Denmark (19 October 2018) — Lord Mayor, Frank Jensen today announced that the City of Copenhagen will

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UNFCCC Secretariat Welcomes IPCC’s Global Warming of 1.5°C Report

Statement on the Summary for Policymakers of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C: "The Global Warming of 1.5C 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

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One Planet Summit 2018 Results in Reconfirmed and Fresh Climate Action

One Planet Summit press release: On September 26th 2018, the One Planet Summit gathered in New York for a second edition after launching last year in Paris. More than 40 leaders, from politics to economics and civil society, reported on 30 worldwide breakthrough initiatives to accelerate the implementation of the Paris

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António Guterres Urges Full Paris Implementation

UN Climate Change News, 26 September 2018 –  Yesterday in New York, UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged countries to show "greater ambition and a greater sense of urgency" to confront the “direct existential threat” of climate change, and to adopt implementation guidelines of the Paris Agreement in in Poland in December

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Patricia Espinosa Urges Committed Multilateral Response to Climate Change

UN Climate Change News, 24 September 2018 – At the opening ceremony of New York Climate Week, the Executive Secretary of UN Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, called for more urgency in taking climate action and stressed the need for leadership and a committed multilateral response. The last round of formal negotiations took place in

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NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS URGED TO STEP UP CLIMATE ACTION BY 2020 AT END OF LANDMARK SUMMIT

Bold New Commitments Announced by Thousands of States, Regions, Cities, Businesses, Investors and NGOs Focus Turns to UN Climate Conference in Poland and UN Secretary General’s Leaders’ Summit in 2019 A major climate summit ended in San Francisco, California, on Friday 14 September, with delegates calling on national governments to join

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GCAS – Launch of the Step Up Declaration

NEW COLLABORATION OF TWENTY-ONE COMPANIES IS DEDICATED TO ACCELERATING CLIMATE ACTION USING THE POWER OF TECHNOLOGY Today, at the Global Climate Action Summit (https://www.globalclimateactionsummit.org/) (GCAS) in San Francisco, California, twenty-one companies will announce the launch of the Step Up Declaration (https://stepupdeclaration.org/) , a new alliance dedicated to harnessing the power of

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Global review of climate action finds surging momentum, shifting burden, missed opportunities

A new accounting of global climate action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions finds a broad spectrum of commitments from non-state and subnational actors with potential to support and ultimately outpace governments in their emissions reductions. The exhaustive review from UN Environment, released today ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), highlights the

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