5th annual Plenary session of the IPBES, Bonn, Germany
Global body on biodiversity science-policy to address synergies with climate change
Efforts to stem global temperature rise may have negative impacts on biodiversity
Protecting biodiversity can contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation
UN Climate secretariat commits to even closer collaboration #G7summit2017#ParisAgreementbiodiversityBonnCOP23environmentIPCC Read More
Goal of limiting rise in average global temperatures to below 2C may not prevent ice-free Arctic, scientists warn
"A polar bear drinks Arctic water in Svalbard, Norway. The animals’ habitat is threatened by climate change. Photograph: Barcroft"
Arctic sea ice could vanish in summers this century even if governments achieve a core #G7summit2017#ParisAgreement#PatriciaEspinosa#PolarbearsArticclimatechangeenvironmentG7oceanOceansPolar BearTemperature Read More
Role of Germany's Development Ministry BMZ
Global warming and the resulting rise in sea level are threatening the very existence of small island states. For them, the implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement is a matter of survival – especially as regards the main goal of keeping the increase in #BMZ#G72017#ParisAgreementclimatechangeCOP23G7UNFCCC Read More
Patricia Espinosa, who last year took the helm as executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), was in the UK this week to speak with businesses, NGOs and Nick Hurd, the UK climate change minister, on how to sustain and increase momentum on climate action.
Previously #ParisAgreement#PatriciaEspinosaCOP22 Read More
The Commonwealth and the leading United Nations climate organisation have committed to work closely together to implement the landmark Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, met with Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), at Marlborough House in London #Commonwealth#ParisAgreement#PatriciaEspinosaenvironmentUNFCCC Read More