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Progress on Assessing Adaptation at the Global Level is Needed to Meet Paris Goals

Bonn, 8 November 2017 – Progress needs to be made towards assessing adaptation at the global level to meet the requirements of the Paris Agreement, according to a new UN assessment. The Paris Agreement established the global goal on adaptation of enhancing adaptive capacity, strengthening resilience and reducing vulnerability to climate change, with a

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UN Assembly President – water and sanitation goals need ‘major push

Encouraging global action to support clean water and sanitation, United Nations General Assembly President Peter Thomson today underscored that when it comes to the environment, everything is connected. “None should imagine that the state of sanitation and coral reefs are anything but directly connected,” Mr. Thomson said, delivering the keynote address

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Keeping Smart Cities and communities powered up sustainably

Smart Cities are giant systems with countless subsystems which depend on electricity and hardware such as computers, sensors or displays to move people and things, collect data, exchange and share information. Electricity is key Electricity allows a city to function and provide services to ensure the safety, security, comfort and well-being of

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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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