Monthly Archives: June 2013

UN Chief Lays Out Climate Agreement Among His Top Agenda for 2013

22 January 2013 –Climate change and sustainable development remain top priorities for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who said, in an address to the General Assembly that he would continue to work for a climate change agreement in 2015. 

17 June 2013|

“Huge consequences” of climate change, Secretary-General’s remarks at the Council on Foreign Relations

11 February 2013 – Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the Council of foreign relations, turning to what he called “the gathering threat of climate change,” said scientists have long sounded the alarm, and stressed the potential consequences of climate change. Those include “a downward global spiral of extreme weather and disaster,” along with development reversals, increased displacement, aggravated tensions over resources and destabilization of fragile states. 

17 June 2013|