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Global Climate Action Summit Seeks Broad Participation

UN Climate Change News, 2 March 2018 – Businesses, governments, NGOs, arts and music organizations, academic institutions, and others can apply to host an affiliate event at the upcoming  Global Climate Action Summit (September 12 to 14) in California this year. The Summit will be co-hosted by California’s governor Edmund Brown, the chief

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China and France Reaffirm Commitment to Joint Climate Action

UN Climate Change News, 11 January 2018 - China and France have reaffirmed their commitment to deepen and broaden their cooperation on environmental protection and climate change. At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, French President Emmanuel Macron visited China this week and discussed a number of issues with the Chinese

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11 videos that captured the spirit of sustainability in 2017

This year proved that reality is stranger than fiction. Set against a backdrop of climate catastrophes, dismantled legal safeguards, biodiversity loss, the buildup of plastic waste and other global problems, the holiday spirit of 2017 may feel closer to "Blade Runner 2049" than "It's a Wonderful Life." But inspiring breakthroughs and

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French Government Identifies 12 key One Planet Commitments

On 12 December 2017, two years after the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement was adopted, Heads of State, governments, civil society and the private sector gathered in Paris to drive forward climate action. Convened at the request of French President Emmanuel Macron, World Bank President Jim Kim and UN Secretary-General António

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Climate Action Can Drive Sustainable Development in Africa

  Africa Carbon Forum 2016, 28-30 June 2016 Kigali, Rwanda Kigali, Rwanda, 28 June 2016 – Action on climate change in the form of green policy, finance and market approaches can drive sustainable development in Africa, government, business and civil society representatives heard on the opening day of Africa Carbon Forum. “Just as the

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