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High Demand for Technology Transfer to Meet Paris Goals

2016 CTCN Progress Report launched. Developing country trends in climate technology transfer needs presented. In year 3 of its operations, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) reports that demand for technology transfer in support of achieving countries' national commitments is growing rapidly. Approximately 30% of all incoming

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World must urgently up action to cut a further 25% from predicted 2030 emissions.

- World is still heading for temperature rise of 2.9 to 3.4℃ this century, even with Paris pledges -2030 emissions will be 12 to 14 gigatonnes above levels needed to limit global warming to 2℃ - Opportunities include enhanced pre-2020 action building on Cancun pledges, cost-effective energy efficiency and stimulating action by

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Financing for Development Takes Centre Stage

Ambassador Peter Thomson, President-elect of the United National General Assembly, has signaled that unlocking finance for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a key challenge of our times. At a meeting in New York convened by the UN Environment Inquiry and UN Women on 24 August, Ambassador Thomson – currently

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Pollution, Climate Change – Top threats to Europeans’ Health

Poor air quality and climate change are the two greatest threats to human health in the pan-European region – says new UN report Poor air quality, climate change, unhealthy lifestyles and the disconnection between people and the environment are increasingly affecting human health in the region, finds the latest Global Environment

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Pollution, Climate Change – Top threats to Europeans' Health

Poor air quality and climate change are the two greatest threats to human health in the pan-European region – says new UN report Poor air quality, climate change, unhealthy lifestyles and the disconnection between people and the environment are increasingly affecting human health in the region, finds the latest Global Environment

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Governments Agree to 25 Landmark Resolutions to Drive Sustainability Agenda and Paris Climate Agreement

Nairobi, 27 May 2016 - The world's environment ministers, gathered at the second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) in Nairobi on late Friday, passed far reaching decisions on issues such as marine litter, the illegal trade in wildlife, air pollution, chemicals and waste, and sustainable consumption and

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G20 Financial Leaders Commit to Exploring Green Finance Options

Shanghai, 27 February 2016 - Finance ministers and central banks governors of the G20 major economies committed to exploring ways of greening the US$90 trillion of investments required over the next 15 years to achieve global sustainable development and climate objectives. Under the Chinese Presidency, G20 launched the Green Finance Study

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