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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change elects Hoesung Lee of Republic of Korea as Chair

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) elected Hoesung Lee of the Republic of Korea as its new Chair on Tuesday.

7 October 2015|

First Draft of New Climate Change Agreement Presented to Governments

Work towards a new universal climate change agreement was today strengthened through the issuance of the first comprehensive draft of the agreement.

5 October 2015|

Leaders Discuss Deeper Engagement for Strong Climate Agreement in Paris

A group of world leaders expressed a shared commitment to continue working closely together to address and resolve all major impediments to reaching an ambitious agreement in Paris at an informal working lunch on climate change.

27 September 2015|

Commitments Made at Sustainable Development Summit to Kickstart Implementation of Global Goals

The Sustainable Development Summit which wrapped up today, successfully galvanized support for the implementation of the ambitious and historic new Sustainable Development Agenda that countries adopted on Friday, 25 September.

Speaking at the closing press briefing, Amina J. Mohammed, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advisor for Post-2015 […]

27 September 2015|

UN, France and Peru present cooperative climate action with new website

The UN and the governments of France and Peru have launched a new website to demonstrate how momentum for climate action is building ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP 21), at which governments will conclude a new universal climate agreement.

17 September 2015|

Governments Give ‘Green Light’ for Draft Agreement for Negotiation in October in Advance of Paris

The latest round of UN climate change negotiations ended today on track to produce the first comprehensive draft of the new, universal climate change agreement that governments are committed to reach in Paris, in December.

4 September 2015|

Rachel Kyte Chosen to Lead Sustainable Energy for All

Charles O. Holliday, Jr., Chair of the Executive Committee of Sustainable Energy for All, today announced that Rachel Kyte has been selected as Chief Executive Officer of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) initiative.

3 September 2015|

Largest Ever Citizen Consultation on Climate Change and Energy shows citizens” growing support for measures to lower carbon emissions

In a project co-initiated by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the World Wide Views Alliance has carried out a global consultation quizzing citizens on the issues of climate change and energy.

28 August 2015|

1st Photographic Forum for the Planet Launched

A new photo competition has been launched, based around the idea of loving our planet. This in the hope that the submitted images can then be used to positively influence decision makers at the COP21 conference on climate change, later in the year.

10 August 2015|

1 Mobile 1 Minute 1 Film- The United Nations teams up with the Mobile Film Festival to focus on climate change

Brussels, 29 July—Partnering with the United Nations, The Mobile Film Festival is encouraging film makers to create one minute videos on their phones to inspire people to ‘Act on Climate Change’.

29 July 2015|