President Biden has recommitted the USA to the Paris Agreement – the collective of countries pledged to combat global warming. The US was among the original signatures to the Agreement in 2016, but withdrew during the presidency of Donald Trump.
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During the very, very busy first 100 days of the Biden-Harris administration, the United States will host a climate summit. President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to rejoin the agreement that Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the day after the November election. He reiterated his plan to put the Read More
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
Danish capital chosen by C40’s Mayoral Steering Committee to host 2019 gathering of mayors committed to bold action on climate change
Mayors, CEOs, philanthropists, campaigners, scientists and citizens will convene at landmark Copenhagen summit.
Copenhagen, Denmark (19 October 2018) — Lord Mayor, Frank Jensen today announced that the City of Copenhagen will Read More
Statement on the Summary for Policymakers of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C:
"The Global Warming of 1.5C report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change confirms the need to maintain the strongest commitment to the Paris Agreement’s aims of limiting global warming to well below 1.5 degreesIPCCUNFCCC Read More
hree years after world leaders signed the Paris climate agreement, we’re about to better understand what that deal means for how we live our lives. On Monday, a major report from the UN’s climate science panel will set out what it will take to limit global warming to 1.5C, the key apathy. climate denial Read More
One Planet Summit press release:
On September 26th 2018, the One Planet Summit gathered in New York for a second edition after launching last year in Paris. More than 40 leaders, from politics to economics and civil society, reported on 30 worldwide breakthrough initiatives to accelerate the implementation of the Paris COP24MacronOne Planet Summitparis agreement Read More
UN Climate Change News, 26 September 2018 – Yesterday in New York, UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged countries to show "greater ambition and a greater sense of urgency" to confront the “direct existential threat” of climate change, and to adopt implementation guidelines of the Paris Agreement in in Poland in December Antonio GuterresCOP24paris agreement Read More
UN Climate Change News, 24 September 2018 – At the opening ceremony of New York Climate Week, the Executive Secretary of UN Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, called for more urgency in taking climate action and stressed the need for leadership and a committed multilateral response.
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Taking place between 24-30 September in New York City, New York Climate Week will be another key moment in 2018 to showcase climate action from around the world and to gather political support for a strong outcome at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference COP24 in December in Katowice, Poland.
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