The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which has incentivized billions of dollars’ worth of investment in climate action and has registered thousands of projects, has passed another milestone.
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As delegates were arriving in Bangkok for an important round of talks, the CDM Executive Board was wrapping up its 100th meeting, #CDM1.5 degreesEspinosa Read More
Bangkok, 3 September 2018 - Against the backdrop of severe and record heatwaves, bushfires, droughts and floods across the world, governments are convening a supplementary meeting in Bangkok to prepare the implementation guidelines of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The guidelines are needed to make the Paris Agreement work fairly and transparently bangkokEspinosaGCASparis agreementUNFCCC Read More
This opinion piece was first posted August 28, 2018 on Project Syndicate. It is by UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa and Anne Hidalgo, the Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40 Cities.
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UN Climate Change News, 18 July 2018 – Biodiversity and climate change are not separate issues, and if we are to protect the first one we must address the second, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa said this week during the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) biodiversityEspinosaparis agreement Read More
UN Climate Change News, 30 April 2018 – UN Climate Change today launched its first-ever Annual Report, laying out the key 2017 achievements and pointing to the future of the climate change process.
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Speaking at this year’s Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation in Bonn, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa warned that the impacts of climate change are “an incredible risk” to many cities throughout the world. “They will affect their infrastructure, their economies, and the lives of people living there. But we Citiesclimate riskEspinosainfrastructureresilienceTalanoa Read More
UN Climate Change News, 26 March 2018 - 2018 is poised to be a year full of important milestones where more detailed policy is to be put in place that can unleash higher ambition and stronger action now and in the future.
These milestones relate to catalysing increased climate action before 2020, COP24EspinosaKatowiceparis agreementTalanoa Read More
UN Climate Newsroom, 20 March 2018 - The Green Bond Pledge is a new initiative that seeks to have cities, public authorities and world’s largest corporates commit to increased use of green bond finance to ensure new infrastructure meets the challenges of climate change and contributes to the accelerated transformation of the economy EspinosafigueresfinanceGreen BondsinfrastructureinvestmentMission2020 Read More
UN Climate Change News, 12 March 2018 – The International Solar Alliance (ISA) received a significant boost on Sunday at a launch ceremony in New Delhi attended by Heads of State and Government and top UN officials, including the head of UN Climate Change.
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UN Climate Change News, Paris, Dec 12 – Today at the One Planet Summit, on the 2nd anniversary of the Paris Agreement, world leaders gathered once again in the French capital to underscore how financial flows are shifting billions and trillions towards a low-carbon future that will benefit peoples and livelihoods.
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