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Monthly Archives: October 2013

In Denmark, Ban launches sustainable energy hub, urges commitments on climate financing

23 October 2013 – The world is at a “tipping point,” and how it produces, distributes and uses energy will determine if sustainable development succeeds, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, highlighting climate financing, in particular new public-private partnerships, increased investment and enhanced market […]

23 October 2013|

In Copenhagen, Ban calls for clean energy transformation for more sustainable future

22 October 2013 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for a clean energy transformation to help put the world on a more sustainable path, stressing that this will require innovation, investment and collaboration by all partners.

“Achieving a clean energy transformation will need the […]

23 October 2013|

Ban meets with financial leaders to mobilize investments to combat climate change

13 October 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the international community to step up its financial investment in technologies, policies and practices that can help combat climate change, adding that time is running out to address this global threat.

“Climate change is the single […]

14 October 2013|

Call for climate resilient cities ahead of World Habitat Day

4 October 2013 – Cities must boost efforts to become more resilient to natural disasters as well as provide their citizens with methods of alternative transportation to thrive, senior United Nations officials said today.

“As the effects of climate change increase, urban resilience becomes ever more […]

4 October 2013|