In the week since COP26 wrapped up, there has been much reflection on the results. Have we done enough to ward off looming disaster? Some progress was certainly made, but it must be put into context.
Before the summit, there was a strong recommendation from the IPCC to focus on immediate Read More
Students at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa met thought leaders and change makers at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) including environmental activists, lawyers, scientists, UNambassadors and more. From the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology and William S. Richardson School of Law, faculty and students traveled to Glasgow as an official Read More
At the Glasgow climate summit, close to 200 countries committed to revisit and strengthen 2030 emissions reductions plan next year – just keeping alive the 1.5°C temperature ambition.
India pushed though a last-minute intervention to water-down the language on coal. The commitment made, however, is unprecedented and historic – subsidies will Read More
The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which has incentivized billions of dollars’ worth of investment in climate action and has registered thousands of projects, has passed another milestone.
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As delegates were arriving in Bangkok for an important round of talks, the CDM Executive Board was wrapping up its 100th meeting, #CDM1.5 degreesEspinosa Read More
UN Climate Change News, 3 September 2018 – Next week, business leaders, non-profits, citizens, and local government representatives will gather in San Francisco to demonstrate how they are taking climate ambition to the next level at the Global Climate Action Summit, 12-14 September.
The unprecedented opportunity for scalable action that will be evident at #StepUp2018CeresGCASGreen Bond Pledge Read More
A new report finds that while actions by cities, states, regions and businesses can accelerate climate action, more must be done at all levels of government and in all areas of society to hold the global average temperature increase to as close as possible to 1.5 degrees Celsius, as agreed by the EmissionsGlobal Covenant of MayorsParisPBLUnder2Coalition Read More
Bangkok, 3 September 2018 - Against the backdrop of severe and record heatwaves, bushfires, droughts and floods across the world, governments are convening a supplementary meeting in Bangkok to prepare the implementation guidelines of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The guidelines are needed to make the Paris Agreement work fairly and transparently bangkokEspinosaGCASparis agreementUNFCCC Read More
The resumed forty-eighth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice
(SBSTA 48-2) and Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 48-2) as well as the sixth part of the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1-6) will take place from
4 to 9 September 2018, at bangkokclimate changeconferenceSBI 48SBSTA Read More
UN Climate Change today launches a series of ‘Talanoa Stories’ ahead of the Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Poland at the end of this year.
This responds to a social media campaign headed by the FIJIAN COP23 Presidency called ‘Talanoa Stories’highlighting inspiring activity needed to accomplish the goals of the Paris COP24paris agreementTalanoaUNFCCC Read More
On 30 April 2018, Poland nominated Mr. Michał Kurtyka, State Secretary in the Ministry of Energy in Poland, to serve as the President of COP 24. The President-designate attended the Bureau meeting on 28 April, 2018 and the sessions of the subsidiary bodies in Bonn in May. He has since actively COP24KatowicekurtykaPolandUNFCCC Read More