Monthly Archives: August 2013

IPCC Preparing for September Launch of Latest Climate Assessment Report

13 August–The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is preparing to launch its Fifth Assessment Report—known as AR5—starting this September. […]

13 August 2013|

UNEP Highlights Key Role of Indigenous Communities in Transition to a Green Economy

Nairobi, 09 August 2013 – To mark the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has drawn attention to the vital role played by indigenous communities – who represent 5 per cent of the global population – in […]

13 August 2013|

UNFCCC’s Figueres, in new blog, cites progress at bilateral level

1 August–UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres, in a new blog, writes that July was a great month for action on climate change, noting that there has notably been significant movement at the bi-lateral level, with the US and China announcing wide-ranging cooperation to cut emissions from major […]

1 August 2013|