Monthly Archives: March 2014

Secretary-General renews call for action on climate change following IPCC findings

31 March 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has renewed his call on countries to step up their efforts to combat climate change, following the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report released today in Yokohama, Japan.

The report confirms that the effects […]

31 March 2014|

Shining a Light on Transformational Climate Action – UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres

One of the questions I struggle with on a daily basis as Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC is this: how can we scale up and speed up the transformational change needed to tackle climate change?

By “we” I mean all of us. And by “transformational” I […]

31 March 2014|

In Greenland, Ban spotlights urgency to take action on climate change

27 March 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon travelled to the Ilulissat Icefjord today as he wrapped up his visit to Greenland, which was aimed at building momentum ahead of the summit he will convene in September on climate change.

Designated a World Heritage site by the UN Educational, […]

27 March 2014|