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We all Need to Be Sustainability and Climate Action Heroes

Speech by Patricia Espinosa at R20 Austrian World Summit Speaking at the conference “Austrian World Summit: From Sustainable Goals to Real Action”, organized by the group R20 Regions of Climate Action, the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, said that it is the collective responsibility

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COP23 President Frank Bainimarama

Incoming COP23 President Frank Bainimarama Joins Under2 Coalition

 Appoints California Governor Edmund Brown Special Advisor for States and Regions Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. was named Special Advisor for States and Regions ahead of this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) by Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama – incoming president of COP23 – at a ceremony where Fiji

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G7 Environment

G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Paris Agreement

Call for Increase in Sustainable Financing The Environment Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom, and European Commissioners responsible for environment and climate, have reaffirmed their strong commitment to the swift and effective implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. In a communique issued at the end

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Climate Action

All Government Ministries Need to Be Involved in Climate Action

Patricia Espinosa Addresses G7 Environment Ministers in Bologna Speaking at the G7 Bologna Environment Ministers’ Meeting on Sunday, the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, said that the national climate action plans ("Nationally Determined Contributions", or "NDCs") governments have put forward under the Paris

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protect oceans

Nine of world’s biggest fishing firms sign up to protect oceans

Voluntary initiative marks first time companies from Asia, Europe and US have joined together to stop overfishing, illegal catch and use of slave labour Nine of the world’s biggest fishing companies have signed up to protect the world’s oceans, pledging to help stamp out illegal activities, including the use of slave

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