Monthly Archives: November 2014

Secretary-General welcomes joint announcement by China and US on action on climate change

New York, 11 November – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the joint announcement by  China and the United States of their post-2020 action on climate change, as an important contribution to the new climate agreement to be reached in Paris next year.

” congratulates President […]

11 November 2014|

Amplifying women’s voices in climate change solutions focus of UN conference

5 November 2014 – Aiming to develop more gender-sensitive services, a United Nations-led conference kicking off in Geneva today is spearheading a drive to ensure that weather and climate services reduce women’s vulnerability to disasters and climate change, and help them realize their potential as […]

6 November 2014|

Gender conference empowers women in provision and use of weather and climate services

Geneva, 3 November – The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is spearheading a drive to ensure that weather and climate services embrace the special needs and strengths of women to reduce their vulnerability to disasters and climate change and realize their potential as champions of community […]

3 November 2014|

‘Leaders must act’, urges Ban, as new UN report warns climate change may soon be ‘irreversible’

Citing “clear and growing” human influence on the climate system, a United Nations report issued today has warned that if left unchecked, climate change will increase the likelihood of severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems.

Echoing that dire warning, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon […]

3 November 2014|

Climate change threatens irreversible and dangerous impacts, but options exist to limit its effects

IPCC PRESS RELEASE

COPENHAGEN, Nov 2 – Human influence on the climate system is clear and growing, with impacts observed on all continents. If left unchecked, climate change will increase the likelihood of severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems. However, options are available […]

2 November 2014|