News by topic: Climate Change, Environment


Photo Story: World pushing for faster climate action at Bonn conference

17 November – One year after the entry into force of the Paris Climate Agreement, the annual Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an opportunity for nations around the world to show their ambition for climate action and their determination to keep their promises under the theme of “Further, Faster – Together.”


Bonn: Climate engineering is risky, but should be explored, experts say at UN conference

16 November – Climate engineering, or climate intervention, is risky but needs to be explored as a supplement – not as a 'Plan B' – to greenhouse gas emissions reduction, said experts at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany.


Bonn: UN chief urges more ambition, leadership and partnerships on climate action

15 November – Addressing the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, on Wednesday, Secretary-General António Guterres called for more ambition, more leadership and more partnerships to tackle climate change.


Bonn: Initiative to increase insurance coverage for climate-related disasters launched at UN conference

14 November – On the heels of one of the worst – and most costly – Atlantic hurricane seasons on record, a global initiative was launched Tuesday at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23), in Bonn, Germany, of providing insurance to hundreds of millions of vulnerable people by 2020 and to increase the resilience of developing countries against the impacts of climate change.


Bonn: Financing for low-carbon, climate-resilient future takes center stage at UN climate conference

13 November – The urgent need to raise the finances to meet the funding goals of the Paris Agreement, especially to support action by developing countries, took center stage Monday at the UN Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany.


Bonn: UN climate conference set to recognize the role of women in climate action

12 November – With the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23), in Bonn, Germany, entering its final week of negotiations, the Fiji Presidency today announced an agreement on a Gender Action Plan, highlighting the role of women in climate action.


Bonn: new efforts announced at UN climate conference to push for further, faster climate action

11 November – Cities, the transport sector and ocean advocates today announced a number of new initiatives to push for further, faster climate action, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany.


Bonn: New initiatives in energy, water and agriculture sectors announced at UN climate conference

10 November – New commitments and initiatives in energy, water and agriculture sectors were announced on Friday, at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany, under the auspices of the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action to help implement the Paris Agreement.


Accelerate climate action and raise ambition, urges UN chief

10 November – As the impact of climate change worsens around the world, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the global community to redouble efforts to help countries respond to climate shocks, especially the most vulnerable.


Bonn: At UN climate conference, Congo Basin youth spotlight their work protecting fragile forest ecosystem

9 November – Youth groups working in Africa’s Congo Basin countries are supporting economic progress in isolated rural communities while protecting the forest, and it is high time their voices were heard, a young woman at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany, said Thursday.