By guest author PATRICIA ESPINOSA, Executive Secretary, UN Framework Convention On Climate Chance (UNFCC)
A year ago, one year into the Covid-19 pandemic, we faced a long winter, with the knowledge that COP26 would be delayed by a year. Nevertheless, we said
that it was an opportunity for nations to continue to build Arthouros Zervoscarbon budgetclimate changeCOP24Frank ShumanREN21 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
A net zero building, is a building with zero net energy consumption, meaning the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis is roughly equal to the amount of renewable energy created on the site.
As we move towards a future where sustainability and rising energy prices COP24greenbuildnetzeroNZEBsustainable architecturesustainable designWGBC Read More
UN Climate Change today launches a series of ‘Talanoa Stories’ ahead of the Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Poland at the end of this year.
This responds to a social media campaign headed by the FIJIAN COP23 Presidency called ‘Talanoa Stories’highlighting inspiring activity needed to accomplish the goals of the Paris COP24paris agreementTalanoaUNFCCC Read More
From New York to London, Mexico City to Bangalore, all big cities around the world have an unpleasant common denominator - rush hours, stressful traffic jams, and frequent car accidents that have slowly become the new daily standard of modern living. Not only the collapsing traffic causes frustration and stress, autonomousvehicleclimatechangeCOP24ElonMuskEmissionsgreenhousegassustainable developmentTesla Read More
Wave and tidal energy harvesting has been around for a few decades. However, it has only been in recent years that it has started to become more realistic due to advance in research and technology.
Wave and tidal-energy systems harness natural oceanic flows to generate electricity. A variety of companies, utilities, climate changeCOP24paris agreementtechnologyTidal Energy Read More
For the first-time ever in the history of the UN Climate Change process, country representatives are gathering alongside non-governmental actors – such as businesses and cities – for the informal and inclusive ‘Talanoa Dialogue’.
The 2018 Talanoa Dialogue is an important international conversation in which countries and non-Party stakeholders will check climate actionCOP24UNFCCC Read More
On 30 April 2018, Poland nominated Mr. Michał Kurtyka, State Secretary in the Ministry of Energy in Poland, to serve as the President of COP 24. The President-designate attended the Bureau meeting on 28 April, 2018 and the sessions of the subsidiary bodies in Bonn in May. He has since actively COP24KatowicekurtykaPolandUNFCCC Read More
UN Climate Change News, 5 July 2018 - At the Vatican in Rome today, the UN’s top climate change official Patricia Espinosa has called for “an ark of ambition” to tackle climate change.
Alluding to Noah’s ark, the biblical vessel that saved humanity from extinction, and the need to peak and drastically ark of ambitionCOP24epinosapopevatican Read More