Monthly Archives: January 2015

Concerts to Encourage Climate Action Announced at Davos

Former US Vice President Al Gore, pop star Pharrell Williams and concert producer Kevin Wall today announced a Live Earth music event to demand action on climate change which will take place on June 18 across seven continents, including Antarctica.

21 January 2015|

UN agency stresses need for genetic diversity in agriculture to combat climate change

Knowledge of agricultural genetic resources needs to grow more quickly because of the critical role they have to play in feeding the world as climate change advances faster than expected, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

19 January 2015|

Ban appoints climate change official ahead of December UN climate conference

16 January 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Janos Pasztor of Hungary as the first-ever UN Assistant Secretary-General on Climate Change, the Organization’s Spokesperson’s office announced today.

According to a press release, Mr. Pasztor will serve as the Senior Adviser of the Secretary-General […]

19 January 2015|

In India, UN chief commends country’s leadership on climate change

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today before departing India met with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar to discuss India’s leading role in climate change reform.

14 January 2015|