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NDC Partnership Forum Identifies Ways to Help Countries Recover Better

Leaders of the United Nations, the European Commission, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and others have called on governments to align their economic recovery packages with work on national climate plans (Nationally Determined Contributions, or NDCs) due this year under the Paris Climate Change Agreement.   The calls were made at a virtual event organized by the NDC Partnership Forum today, at which ways and means were discussed to assist countries in

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UN Climate Change Process Steps up Action on Deforestation

The number of countries providing information and data to the UN Climate Change secretariat on forest-related mitigation actions continues to rise. This increases transparency on global efforts to curb rising greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, systems for measuring, reporting and verifying forest-related emissions by developing country Parties to the UN Climate

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“Heartbeat of the Earth” – an Artistic Take on Scientific Climate Data

UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Google Arts & Culture Lab residency program has announced “Heartbeat of the Earth”, a series of experimental artworks inspired by climate data.  Five artists—Cristina Tarquini, Fabian Oefner, Laurie Frick, Timo Aho & Pekka Niittyvirta—used key findings from the  UN’s landmark 2018 IPCC report and data from scientific institutions, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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