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Largest Ever Citizen Consultation on Climate Change and Energy shows citizens” growing support for measures to lower carbon emissions
In a project co-initiated by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the World Wide Views Alliance has carried out a global consultation quizzing citizens on the issues of climate change and energy.
A new photo competition has been launched, based around the idea of loving our planet. This in the hope that the submitted images can then be used to positively influence decision makers at the COP21 conference on climate change, later in the year.
1 Mobile 1 Minute 1 Film- The United Nations teams up with the Mobile Film Festival to focus on climate change
Brussels, 29 July—Partnering with the United Nations, The Mobile Film Festival is encouraging film makers to create one minute videos on their phones to inspire people to ‘Act on Climate Change’.
Development cannot be sustainable if it does not address the challenge of climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told Member States today as he opened a High-Level Event on Climate Change convened in New York by the President of the UN General Assembly, Sam Kutesa.
Efforts to phase out hydrofluorocarbons—a potent greenhouse gas that is still widely used as a coolant—are gaining momentum, with G-7 leaders pledging to take greater action.
In the 17-page Leader’s Declaration of the 7-8 June G7 […]
Groundswell of Action by Cities, Companies and Regions Fire Up Optimism on‘Pre-2020’ Ambition and Beyond
Bonn—(UNFCCC release) The road map to a new universal climate agreement
will step into a higher gear over the next two months […]
The current and incoming Presidents of the UN climate change negotiations today called the key objectives of the Lima to Paris Action Agenda an essential collaboration of cities, regions, companies, investors and national governments to […]
Transport Ministers participating in the International Transport Forum (ITF) Annual Summit agreed in their Declaration from Ministers on Transport, Trade and Tourism on the value of pursuing low-carbon transport towards COP21.
“Recognize that the new […]
On 28 April, the Secretary-General met with His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican and later addressed senior religious leaders, along with the Presidents of Italy and Ecuador, Nobel laureates and leading scientists on climate change and sustainable development.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that for the Paris Climate Conference to succeed, a finance package that covers key concerns must be in place.
“I welcome leaders from the public and corporate sectors. All of you […]
China and the United Nations signed a new agreement that will promote efforts that will help developing countries share technologies, know-how and experience in addressing climate change.
The new agreement follows the announcement by China’s Vice-Premier […]
Thirty-five Mayors pledge their commitment to action through the Compact of Mayors Seoul Mayor announces plan to mobilize more cities ICLEI launches new Transformative Actions Program
Seoul, Republic of Korea – Major climate announcements that will […]