Statement on the Summary for Policymakers of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C:
"The Global Warming of 1.5C report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change confirms the need to maintain the strongest commitment to the Paris Agreement’s aims of limiting global warming to well below 1.5 degreesIPCCUNFCCC Read More
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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Taking place between 24-30 September in New York City, New York Climate Week will be another key moment in 2018 to showcase climate action from around the world and to gather political support for a strong outcome at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference COP24 in December in Katowice, Poland.
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“The Internet of Things can help decarbonize our energy system, provide modern energy systems to every human being, manage our infrastructure, and allow us to adapt to and address climate change”. Arun Majumdar, Director of Stanford’s Precourt Center for Energy.
At the time of writing 134 of the 197 ministerial countries have ratified the environmentIoTUNFCCC Read More
A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
A robot must obey the orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
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An international meeting in Bangkok fell short of its aim of completing fruitful preparations to help an agreement be reached in December on guidelines for implementing the 2015 Paris climate change agreement.
The six-day meeting, which ended on Sunday, was scheduled to step up progress in the battle against rising global carbon emissions bangkokclimate actionGCASparis agreementUNFCCC Read More
Bangkok, 3 September 2018 - Against the backdrop of severe and record heatwaves, bushfires, droughts and floods across the world, governments are convening a supplementary meeting in Bangkok to prepare the implementation guidelines of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The guidelines are needed to make the Paris Agreement work fairly and transparently bangkokEspinosaGCASparis agreementUNFCCC Read More
UN Climate Change News, 21 August 2018 – Today, the Latin American & Caribbean Climate Week got underway with an opening ceremony that attracted a notable cast of local leaders, including Eneida De Leon, Minister of Housing, Land Planning and Environment of Uruguay, who welcomed attending delegates in Montevideo.
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UN Climate Change News, 17 August 2018 – UN Climate Change's Momentum for Change initiative recently released its new, interactive online report to highlight the climate action milestones that it achieved last year.
By shining light on the most inspiring and transformational mitigation and adaptation activities, known as 'Lighthouse Activities', Momentum for Change aims GCASMomentum for ChangeUNFCCC Read More
“Because quite soon – before we’ve reached the end of this century, even – I think that what people call robots will have taken over.” Robots will rule the world? “Well, yes. They’ll be in charge.” In charge of us? “Yes, if we’re still here. Whether they’ll have taken over #climatechange-theneweconomy#Enea#robotsclimate changeparis agreementtechnologyUNFCCC Read More