Monthly Archives: July 2014

UN Secretary-General appoints former Irish President Mary Robinson as special envoy for climate change

14 July 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed former Irish President Mary Robinson as his Special Envoy for Climate Change to mobilize political will and action ahead of the climate summit that the United Nations chief will convene in September.

Mrs. Robinson, who will continue […]

14 July 2014|

‘Time is not on our side’, says Ban, hailing new report on curbing carbon emissions

8 July 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, introducing a new United Nations-backed report outlining pathways major industrial economies can use to cut their carbon emissions by mid-century, called today for broad cooperation and “bold” action or the world will face dangerous and irreversible climate disruption.

“We […]

8 July 2014|