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Africa Strives to Turn Climate Threat into Sustainable Development Opportunities

UN Climate Change News – Climate change is a grave threat to Africa and any development gains the continent has made, but ambitious action and investment in response could hold tremendous opportunities. This is the message heard at the High-level session of Africa Climate Week in Nairobi, Kenya, where African policymakers, climate

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Climate Chaos to Continue in 2018, UN Secretary-General Warns

UN Climate Change News, 3 April 2018 – Scientists are now worried that unless accelerated action is taken by 2020, the Paris goal may become unattainable, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters at the UN’s New York Headquarters. The Paris Climate Change Agreement, adopted by countries in December 2015, aims to keep global temperature rise

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Stepping Up Climate Change Policy and Action – Important Milestones of 2018

UN Climate Change News, 26 March 2018 - 2018 is poised to be a year full of important milestones where more detailed policy is to be put in place that can unleash higher ambition and stronger action now and in the future. These milestones relate to catalysing increased climate action before 2020,

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Step Up to Solve Climate Change – Be heard in the Talanoa Dialogue

UN Climate Change News, 21 March 2018 - The international response to climate change can get a boost of ambition this year from a Pacific Island tradition called Talanoa, ramped up to a global scale. To be a success, people representing businesses, investors, cities, regions, civil society and others need to

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Finding Ways to Boost Climate Tech Innovation

UN Climate Change News, 21 March 2018 - Last week, experts from around the world gathered in Bonn to identify how key UN bodies can provide technological support and finance to developing country entrepreneurs in order help combat climate change. Incubators and accelerators are important parts of national innovation “ecosystems” - they

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New Green Bond Pledge Aimed at Cities, Governments & Corporates

UN Climate Newsroom, 20 March 2018 - The Green Bond Pledge is a new initiative that seeks to have cities, public authorities and world’s largest corporates commit to increased use of green bond finance to ensure new infrastructure meets the challenges of climate change and contributes to the accelerated transformation of the economy

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