W-Foundation, a global relief and conservation organization, is working with the UN’s Climate Neutral Now initiative to promote sustainability and climate action through a gamified mobile social network application that encourages the public to take action and share the results of greenhouse gas emissions reductions.
So the so-called “HOOXI app” will Read More
The incoming Presidency of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC has published a summary note of the “pre-COP,” which convened from 23-24 October 2018 in Krakow, Poland. The note synthesizes discussions that took place on mitigation, transparency, finance and adaptation in breakout Read More
Against the backdrop of clarion calls for strong action by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and the International Energy Agency’s latest report on rising emissions from the energy sector, a key preparatory meeting for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24) closed in Krakow today.
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At the opening of a ministerial meeting in Krakow on 23 October, designed to prepare for the outcome of the UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice in December (COP24), the Executive Secretary of UN Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, outlined her expectations for the COP.
At the so-called ‘Pre-COP24’ in Krakow, Ms. Read More
Political leaders from all regions are multiplying their public calls for nations to step up immediate climate action and to conclude robust guidelines to implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement at the next UN climate talks in Poland in December.
Last week, ministers from 36 governments from around the world met COP24KatowiceTalanoaUNFCCC Read More
During the past 30 years our planet has been subject to an enormous amount of raw material consumption. In terms of where we stand today, 20 percent of the global population consumes 80 percent of the extracted minerals and metals.
Natural resources, especially raw materials, are essential factors of production and circular economyCOP24 Read More
UN Climate Change News, 3 April 2018 – Scientists are now worried that unless accelerated action is taken by 2020, the Paris goal may become unattainable, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters at the UN’s New York Headquarters.
The Paris Climate Change Agreement, adopted by countries in December 2015, aims to keep global temperature rise #keepitinthegroundclimate changeFossil FuelsguterresTalanoa Read More
UN Climate Change News, 26 March 2018 - 2018 is poised to be a year full of important milestones where more detailed policy is to be put in place that can unleash higher ambition and stronger action now and in the future.
These milestones relate to catalysing increased climate action before 2020, COP24EspinosaKatowiceparis agreementTalanoa Read More
UN Climate Change News, 21 March 2018 - The international response to climate change can get a boost of ambition this year from a Pacific Island tradition called Talanoa, ramped up to a global scale. To be a success, people representing businesses, investors, cities, regions, civil society and others need to COP24Inia SeruiratuLuke Daunivaluparis agreementTalanoa Read More