The UN has published a new report that draws attention to concrete examples of successful climate policy implementation around the world and how these can be replicated and scaled up between now and 2020.
The “Summary for Policymakers”, published ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP 23, 6 2020Hakima El HaiteInia SeruiratuParis Climate AgreementUNFCCC Read More
Implementing Paris Agreement Can Limit Damage
Press release by the Arctic Council’s Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP):A new scientific assessment of climate change in the Arctic, by the Arctic Council’s Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), concludes that the Arctic is shifting—rapidly and in unexpected ways—into a new state. If arcticclimate changeCOP23environmentG20Paris Climate Agreement Read More
Agreement will formalize collaboration to strengthen countries’ ability to craft agriculture strategies, meet pledges
21 March 2017, Rome-FAO and the world's leading climate-change authority signed an agreement today allowing both institutions to better serve countries around the world to adapt to and mitigate the impact of warmer global temperatures and climate changeCOP23environmentparis agreementParis Climate AgreementUNFCCC Read More
Shortly after the conclusion of the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, the UN’s top climate change official Patricia Espinosa visited Norway, where she met with government and local leaders and gave a speech at the 2016 Zero Emission Conference in Oslo. Hosted by the Norwegian NGO ZERO, the conference decarbonizationEnergyFossil FuelsmarrakechParis Climate AgreementPatricia EspinosaSDG'stransportationUNFCCCzero-emission Read More
(Marrakech) – More than 100 high-level business leaders and investors met with leaders from Government, civil society and the United Nations in a show of resounding support and commitment to taking action on the Paris Climate Agreement at the COP 22/CMP 12: High-Level Meeting on Climate Change on 16 November.
Hosted by 2 degrees2030Ban Ki-MoonCOP22David NabarroErik SolheimLa Confédération Générale des Entreprises du MarocLise KingomarrakechNAZCANDC'sParis Climate AgreementPatricia EspinosaSDG'sunepUNFCCC Read More
(Marrakech, 7 November 2016) - The UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech kicked off today, just three days after the Paris Climate Change Agreement entered into force.
At the opening, Morocco’s Foreign Minister and newly-elected COP22 President Salaheddine Mezouar underscored his country's willingness to host the conference as a demonstration of 1.5 degrees2 degreesafricaClean technologyclimate-resilient societiesCOP22marrakechParis Climate AgreementPatricia EspinosaresilienceSalaheddine Mezouar Read More
Patricia Espinosa and Salaheddine Mezouar
By Patricia Espinosa, UNFCCC Executive Secretary and Salaheddine Mezouar, President of COP22 and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Morocco
Marrakech, Morocco – Humanity will look back on November 4, 2016, as the day that countries of the world shut the door on 1.5 degrees2 degreesCMAmarrakechmarrakeshParis Climate AgreementThe World Meteorological OrganizationUNFCCC Read More
China leads the charge for emissions efficiency, but faster progress is needed to meet the Paris climate goals.
The amount of carbon needed to power the global economy fell to record lows in 2015, as coal consumption in major economies plummeted.
PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) annual Low Carbon Economy Index report has found that 2 degreesChinadecarbonisationECIUJonathan GrantParis Climate AgreementPwC Read More