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Alarmed by melting glacier in Norway, Ban says world must ‘act now’ to curb climate change

At the site of a rapidly shrinking glacier in the Norwegian Arctic, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the need for the international community to “take action now” to fight climate change.

“I am just close to 250 metres to the glacier. It looks magnificent. But […]

8 July 2015|

Forestry Countries Call for International Partnerships to Achieve Emissions Reductions

Colombia, Peru, Chile, Costa Rica and other important forestry countries launched today a global challenge to form alliances which allow them to increase their climate ambitions. These nations committed themselves to quantifying additional areas for forest conservation and restoration of degraded lands, which can be […]

8 December 2014|

The European Union to Cut 40% of its Greenhouse Gas by 2030

On 24 October the European Council endorsed a binding target for the European Union (EU) of at least a 40% domestic reduction in greenhouse gases by 2030 compared to 1990.
In addition, it set a binding target of at least 27% for the share of renewable […]

24 October 2014|

Historic Climate Summit Opens New Chapter in Global Efforts to Tackle Climate Change

New York, 23 September – New commitments, new ideas, and new financing for significant actions to address the challenge of climate change dominated the announcements made by more than 100 Heads of State and Government and leaders from the private sector and civil society at […]

23 September 2014|

Persistent vulnerability threatens human development, warns flagship UN report

24 July 2014 – Reducing vulnerability and strengthening resilience are critical to securing human development progress, the United Nations says in a flagship report released today that examines the risks posed by natural or human-induced disasters and crises and offers ways to tackle them.

The 2014 […]

24 July 2014|