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Governments Tackle Interlinked Challenges of Land Loss and Climate Change

A new UN report says that mismanagement of land coupled with the impacts of a changing climate are key factors responsible for the loss of valuable agricultural land. Current management practices in the land-use sector contributes to about 25 per cent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. Globally, 169 countries are

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Identifying Policy Support for Effective Climate Technologies

This month, international experts will meet in Bonn, Germany, to identify policies that can support countries in accelerating the deployment of technologies for reducing greenhouse gases and adapting to climate change – from LED Lighting to climate-smart agriculture. Once identified, the policies will be presented to governments during the UN Climate

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Companies, Organizations Want Climate Action – Survey

In a survey of the private-sector, public-sector and not-for-profits, 94% of respondents felt organizations should reduce their greenhouse gas emissions even when not required to do so by law, and 79% reported they believe climate change poses a risk to their organization. The Imperial College London survey, conducted in consultation with the International

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UN Chief says Natural Disasters have Quadrupled since 1970

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres recently stated that "The number of natural disasters has nearly quadrupled since 1970," and that... "The United States, followed by China and India have experienced the most disasters since 1995 and last year alone 24.2 million people were displaced by sudden onset disasters, three times as many

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Saving Time, Money and Health – Climate Action from Around the World

Bonn, 5 September, UN Climate Change News – Saving time, money and health by climate action is the central message of success in a new set of videos profiling the 2016 winners of the UN’s “Momentum for Change” initiative, from local women in Africa and Asia to the biggest companies in the world. These

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Partners Unveil New Website and Plans for Global Goals Week 2017

Global Goals Week 2017 to Feature Events and Activations alongside UN General Assembly in Support of Sustainable Development Goals Progress New York, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2017 Organizers today announced plans and unveiled the website for Global Goals Week 2017– a collective effort to maximize the value of events and activations held during

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Share your climate action in the Lead-up to COP23

World Bank’s Global Partnership Program, Connect4Climate is joining the Government of the Republic of Fiji’s incoming Presidency of COP23 in collaboration with Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, and other partners to present the #Uniting4Climate communications campaign. The campaign is meant to highlight unity in support of climate solutions; countries,

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World’s Greenest Soccer Club Kicks Off in Professional League

Turning Football Passion into Passion for the Planet Interview with Forest Green Rovers Chairman Dale Vince   UN Climate Change News, August 4 – England soccer team Forest Green Rovers kicks off its first ever professional league campaign in its 128-year history knowing that they are already champions if environmental sustainability and commitment to a low

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