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Statement by the Secretary-General on the IPCC Special Report Global Warming of 1.5 ºC

Earlier today the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its long-awaited special report on global warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius. This report by the world’s leading climate scientists is an ear-splitting wake-up call to the world. It confirms that climate change is running faster than we are – and we are

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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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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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