Monthly Archives: December 2011

Ban urges leaders to make real progress at UN climate change talks

6 December 2011 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged countries not to lose momentum and show determined leadership to advance negotiations at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa, as States enter their first day of high-level talks.

“The world is looking to you for […]

6 December 2011|

UN study reveals impact of climate change in livelihoods in Sahel and West Africa

5 December 2011 – Climate change is already having an impact in the livelihoods of millions of people in the Sahel and West Africa, according to a new United Nations study released today, which calls for governments to implement policies that will prevent competition for resources, […]

5 December 2011|

UN official underlines link between food security and climate change


2 December 2011 – Ensuring global food security while striving to save the Planet from damage are the greatest challenges of this century, a senior United Nations official said today, stressing the need to enable smallholder farmers to become more resilient to climate change and to […]

2 December 2011|