Calls from UN Secretary-General António Guterres to double contributions to the Green Climate Fund were met by ambitious pledges from many countries, led by Sweden’s doubling of their contribution to USD 852 million. The new pledges made at the UN Climate Summit have raised the replenishment total beyond USD 7.4 billion, Read More
Twenty-year-old top chef Louise Mabulo, and founder of the Cacao Project and Culinary Lounge — a laid back farm-to-table kitchen studio — is joint-winner of the Young Champions of the Earth Prize for Asia and the Pacific.
As world leaders gather at the UN Headquarters in New York for the Climate Action Read More
Ovais Sarmad, Deputy Executive Secretary of UN Climate Change, delivered a lecture on the urgency of tackling the climate crisis at the Qatar National Library in Doha today. He also talked about what young people can do to keep up the momentum for climate action. At the end of his Read More
At Asia-Pacific Climate Week (APCW, 2 – 6 September), experts have been examining ways to raise regional and global ambition to tackle climate change, with countries in the region showcasing their efforts to implement climate action in the energy, transport, agriculture, water and waste management sectors.
These initiatives, which stem from Read More
African farmers need help to cope with the threats of climate change through national policies that make them more resilient, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has declared, following a major conference on food security in Rwanda.
The call comes just ahead of the release of a new report on Climate Change and Read More
Networks representing more than 7,000 higher and further education institutions from 6 continents have announced that they are declaring a Climate Emergency, and agreed to undertake a three-point plan to address the crisis through their work with students.
The three-point plan includes:
1. Committing to going carbon neutral by 2030 or 2050 Read More
The 2019 UN Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB50) has concluded after having considered a large number of decisions for adoption at the UN Climate Change Conference in Santiago, Chile at the end of the year (COP25, 2-13 December).
In addition, countries and other stakeholders showcased and shared numerous best practices of effective Read More
Experts gathered at the Climate Change Conference in Bonn (to 27 June) to discuss the need to transform the way we produce and consume food. More sustainable practices in the food industry and more climate-friendly dietary habits are essential to achieve the objectives of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and the Sustainable Development Read More
UN Climate Change has launched its Annual Report, highlighting the progress made on tackling climate change in 2018 and the ways in which the international community can raise ambition and achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement.
“Stepping up action has never been more urgent. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Read More
Young people from around the world are encouraged to submit videos for the 2019 Global Youth Video Competition showcasing positive solutions on three themes: Nature-based Solutions for Food and Human Health; Cities and Local Action to Combat Climate Change; and Nature-Based Solutions to balance the use of land for people and ecosystems.
This Read More