2014 Climate Change Summary – Chair’s Summary

The purpose of the 2014 Climate Summit was to raise political momentum for a meaningful universal climate agreement in Paris in 2015 and to galvanize transformative action in all countries to reduce emissions and build resilience to the adverse impacts of climate change.

I asked leaders […]

23 September 2014|

WATCH: Leonardo DiCaprio says end “free ride” for industrial polluters

American actor Leonardo DiCaprio has called on world leaders to end what he called “the free ride” that industrial polluters have been given in the name of a free market economy.

The newly appointed UN Messenger for Peace, with a special focus on climate change issues, […]

23 September 2014|

Climate Summit Opening Film – Make A World of Difference

Presented to world leaders at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York, this short inspirational film shows that climate change is solvable. We have the technology to harness nature sustainably for a clean, prosperous energy future, but only if we act now. Narrated by Morgan Freeman, it calls on the people of the world to insist leaders get on the path of a livable climate and future for humankind.

23 September 2014|

Climate Summit – in pictures


Access or download all the Climate Summit photos





23 September 2014|

Metro newspaper chain gets the picture on climate change

The newspaper chain Metro International has announced the launch a photo competition focused on the issue of climate change ahead of the Climate Summit at the UN on 23 September.

“To quote UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: ‘Climate change is not a far-off problem, it is happening […]

29 August 2014|