Florencia Soto Nino – UN and Climate Change http://www.un.org/climatechange Official UN website for Climate Change Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:28:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.3 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change elects Hoesung Lee of Republic of Korea as Chair http://www.un.org/climatechange/blog/2015/10/intergovernmental-panel-climate-change-elects-hoesung-lee-republic-korea-chair/ Wed, 07 Oct 2015 14:32:02 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/?p=29526 United Nations and Climate Change

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

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First Draft of New Climate Change Agreement Presented to Governments http://www.un.org/climatechange/blog/2015/10/first-draft-new-climate-change-agreement-presented-governments/ Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:44:30 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/?p=29371 United Nations and Climate Change

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

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Leaders Discuss Deeper Engagement for Strong Climate Agreement in Paris http://www.un.org/climatechange/blog/2015/09/leaders-discuss-deeper-engagement-strong-climate-agreement-paris/ Mon, 28 Sep 2015 01:23:03 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/?p=29106 United Nations and Climate Change

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.

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Commitments Made at Sustainable Development Summit to Kickstart Implementation of Global Goals http://www.un.org/climatechange/blog/2015/09/commitments-made-sustainable-development-summit-kickstart-implementation-global-goals/ Sun, 27 Sep 2015 16:55:57 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/?p=30093 United Nations and Climate Change

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 […]

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UN, France and Peru present cooperative climate action with new website http://www.un.org/climatechange/blog/2015/09/un-france-peru-present-cooperative-climate-action-new-website/ Thu, 17 Sep 2015 21:34:08 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/?p=29043 United Nations and Climate Change

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.

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Governments Give ‘Green Light’ for Draft Agreement for Negotiation in October in Advance of Paris http://www.un.org/climatechange/blog/2015/09/governments-give-green-light-draft-agreement-negotiation-october-advance-paris/ Fri, 04 Sep 2015 23:17:16 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/?p=28751 United Nations and Climate Change

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.

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Rachel Kyte Chosen to Lead Sustainable Energy for All http://www.un.org/climatechange/blog/2015/09/rachel-kyte-chosen-lead-sustainable-energy/ Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:58:36 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/?p=28676 United Nations and Climate Change

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.

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Largest Ever Citizen Consultation on Climate Change and Energy shows citizens” growing support for measures to lower carbon emissions http://www.un.org/climatechange/blog/2015/08/largest-ever-citizen-consultation-climate-change-energy/ Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:04:12 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/?p=28596 United Nations and Climate Change

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.

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1st Photographic Forum for the Planet Launched http://www.un.org/climatechange/blog/2015/08/1st-photographic-forum-planet-launched/ Mon, 10 Aug 2015 19:48:55 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/?p=28376 United Nations and Climate Change

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.

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1 Mobile 1 Minute 1 Film- The United Nations teams up with the Mobile Film Festival to focus on climate change http://www.un.org/climatechange/blog/2015/07/1-mobile-1-minute-1-film-united-nations-teams-mobile-film-festival-focus-climate-change/ Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:47:54 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/?p=28189 United Nations and 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’.

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