UNFCCC Head, Patricia Espinosa
New York/Bonn, 21 September 2016— The UN’s top climate official thanked the 31 governments who today took the number of Parties to the Paris Climate Change Agreement past the key threshold of 55.
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Across the globe, nations have kick-started a new development agenda aimed at ending poverty and reducing risks linked with climate change, pollution and over-exploitation of our natural environment.
This journey to a more prosperous and resilient future has been forged through two powerful and mutually re-enforcing pathways – the Paris Climate 2 degreesafricaAfrica Progress Panelclimate changeCOP21COP22INDCsPatricia EspinosapollutionSDG's Read More
Moody's Investors Service will use national climate action commitments put forward as part of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in its analysis of the credit implications of carbon transition risk, the international credit ratings agency has said.
Under the Paris Agreement, governments have submitted national climate action plans (“Intended Nationally Determined 1.5 degrees2 degreesbrian cahillclimate changeCOP21ilya serovINDCsMoody'sparis agreement Read More
Revenues from emissions trading schemes and carbon taxes rose by 60 percent in 2015
13 percent of greenhouse gas emissions now covered by carbon pricing initiatives
Charging for emissions seen as important way for countries to deliver on the promises they made last December at the COP21 in Paris
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Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. We recognize that 2015 is a critical year that requires effective, strong and collective action on climate change and its effects. We reaffirm the below 20C goal as stated in the Lima Call for Action.
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