NEW COLLABORATION OF TWENTY-ONE COMPANIES IS DEDICATED TO ACCELERATING CLIMATE ACTION USING THE POWER OF TECHNOLOGY
Today, at the Global Climate Action Summit (https://www.globalclimateactionsummit.org/) (GCAS) in San Francisco, California, twenty-one companies will announce the launch of the Step Up Declaration (https://stepupdeclaration.org/) , a new alliance dedicated to harnessing the power of 2020Christiana FigueresGCASStep Up Declaration Read More
The key to dealing with climate change is to decarbonize the world economy by 2050 and that requires building differently, said a leading expert on climate change.
"It is irrelevant if you don't believe in climate change, just as it is irrelevant if you don't believe in gravity," said Christiana Figueres, Christiana Figueresclimate changeparis agreement Read More
Mission 2020 campaign by former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres urges decisive action to curb emissions by 2020 on six fronts
Businesses and governments only have three years to act to steer away from a course that will lock in the most devastating impacts of climate change, according to a campaign launched this week by Christiana Figueresclimate changeG20paris agreementPatricia EspinosaSDG'sUNFCCC Read More
7th July 2016
UN’s former climate change chief, who was a key architect of the Paris climate agreement, joins long list of candidates to succeed Ban Ki-moon.
One of the chief architects of the global accord on climate change signed last year in Paris has been nominated for the post of secretary Bank Ki-moonChristiana Figueresparis agreementsecretary generalUnited Nations Read More
Published on Jul 5, 2016
In her final farewell video, outgoing UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres reflects on her journey at the UN Climate Change secretariat and shares why she is hopeful for the future.
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Britain’s decision to leave the European Union was not a vote against climate change, nor was it a vote against the innovation key to fighting climate change, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres told an audience of business and policymakers at the annual Business & Climate summit in London today.
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Asia Pacific Carbon Forum, 5-7 September 2016
Jeju Island, Republic of Korea
Bonn, 24 June 2016 – The Paris Climate Change Agreement has put fresh wind in the sails of climate policy, which governments and the private sector will seek to harness to drive development at the Asia Pacific Carbon Forum, 5-7 APCFcarbon pricingChristiana FigueresEmissions MarketsGGGIIETAIGESJeju Islandparis agreement Read More
When Christiana Figueres took on the leadership of the United Nations secretariat on climate change, the diplomatic collapse of the Copenhagen Summit was fresh in everyone's minds.
Now, just over six years later, she prepares to leave office riding high on a wave of global enthusiasm following the first global agreement brexitChristiana Figueresclimate changeCOP21COP22EnergyfinanceIndustrymarrakeshparis agreementpollyanna Read More