UN Climate Change News, 24 September 2018 – At the opening ceremony of New York Climate Week, the Executive Secretary of UN Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, called for more urgency in taking climate action and stressed the need for leadership and a committed multilateral response.
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According to a report by FTSE Russell, a key provider of stock market indicesand associated data , the green economy is now worth as much as the fossil fuel sector and offers more significant and safe investment opportunities, pointing towards even more significant growth in the future.
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California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., United Nations Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa and Mahindra Group CEO Anand Mahindra have joined forces to spur more businesses, cities, states and regions to transparently report carbon emissions and progress toward meeting verifiable emissions reduction goals.
“Tracking and reporting carbon pollution keeps governments and 1.5 degrees2030CDPGCASPatricia EspinosaUnder2Coalition Read More
288 institutional investors with USD 26 trillion in assets under management have issued a new call to climate action to governments, supported by the UN.
In a statement issued ahead of the upcoming G7 Summit in Canada and presented to the UN's top climate change official Patricia Espinosa in London today, the climate actioninvestorsparis agreementPatricia Espinosa Read More
The UN has launched a global campaign to reduce plastic pollution, and is calling on people all over the world to participate via social media.
The new “Tag” campaign is part of UN Environment’s Beat Plastic Pollution initiative and has been kicked off with short videos by leaders including UN Secretary-General António Guterres, #beatplasticpollutionPatricia EspinosaPlasticUNFCCC Read More
UN Climate Change News, 8 March 2018- Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. This year’s theme “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives” is an important opportunity to look at women’s and girls’ rights in the context of climate change, as well as equality and justice with an #IWD18climategenderPatricia Espinosawomen Read More
UN Climate Change News, 2 March 2018 – Businesses, governments, NGOs, arts and music organizations, academic institutions, and others can apply to host an affiliate event at the upcoming Global Climate Action Summit (September 12 to 14) in California this year.
The Summit will be co-hosted by California’s governor Edmund Brown, the chief californiaclimate actionJerry BrownPatricia Espinosa Read More
UN Climate Change News, Bonn, 26 January, 2018 – The UN Climate Change secretariat today launched a new portal to support the Talanoa Dialogue, an important international conversation in which countries will check progress and seek to increase global ambition to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
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POLITICO’s Senior EU Correspondent Ryan Heath in Brussels, Belgium recently hosted a conversation with UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa to discuss her plans to tackle the global climate challenge and her outreach to cities, local governments, businesses, researchers and other stakeholders to help achieve the goals of the COP24Paris 2.0Patricia EspinosaUNFCCC Read More
At the UN Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn, Germany, which ended last week, the nations of the world agreed to launch the next steps towards higher climate action ambition before 2020. And they made progress towards completing the guidelines necessary to fully and rapidly implement the Paris Climate Change #SDTALKSCOP23Patricia EspinosaUNFCCC Read More