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Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week Set to Galvanize Regional Climate Action

The Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2018 (20–23 August, Montevideo, Uruguay) will be a key international summit to drive climate action forward across the region. Governments, private sector and other non-state stakeholders will get together to promote more climate ambition. The LACCW2018 will cover climate-friendly development, innovation on transports, waste-to-energy

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UN Says Unprecedented Coordination Needed to Tackle Climate and Disaster Risks

Unprecedented levels of coordination are needed to face the combined challenges of rising global greenhouse gas emissions, weather-related disasters, and achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. This is the key finding of a UN report summing up the views of experts who gathered in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how countries can

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UN Global Chief Urges Accelerated Climate Action

7 October 2017 – Having seen first-hand the destruction wrought by the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday called for the full mobilization of the international community to support the people of the affected areas, while stressing the need to accelerate climate action. “I have just witnessed

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