UN Climate Summit 2014 http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit UN Climate Summit 2014 Thu, 03 Dec 2015 22:46:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.3 Climate Science Thematic Session in Pictures http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/2014/10/climate-science-thematic-session-pictures/ Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:16:33 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/?p=57889 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Climate Change Summit 2014 New York

           

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After the Summit, planners look toward Lima, then Paris http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/2014/09/summit-planners-look-toward-lima-paris/ Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:41:48 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/?p=55055 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Climate Change Summit 2014 New York

A day after scores of world leaders attending the United Nations Climate Summit announced actions intended to the avert the worst effects of climate change, the planners announced further ambitious goals. “The tone shifted yesterday, but the question is where do we go from here?” […]

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Business to Play a Key Role on Carbon Pricing http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/2014/09/business-play-key-role-carbon-pricing/ Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:35:22 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/?p=55033 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Climate Change Summit 2014 New York

By George Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact. This post originally appeared in the Huffington Post. A price on carbon that reflects the toll that fossil fuels are taking on the planet and its inhabitants is probably the most salient step that can be […]

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Historic Climate Summit Opens New Chapter in Global Efforts to Tackle Climate Change http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/2014/09/historic-climate-summit-opens-new-chapter-global-efforts-tackle-climate-change/ Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:05:06 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/?p=55025 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Climate Change Summit 2014 New York

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 […]

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2014 Climate Change Summary – Chair’s Summary http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/2014/09/2014-climate-change-summary-chairs-summary/ Wed, 24 Sep 2014 01:33:15 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/?p=54128 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Climate Change Summit 2014 New York

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 […]

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WHAT’S POSSIBLE: The U.N. Climate Summit Opening Film http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/2014/09/whats-possible-u-n-climate-summit-opening-film/ Wed, 24 Sep 2014 01:31:40 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/?p=53843 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Climate Change Summit 2014 New York

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 […]

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WATCH: Marshallese poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner speaking at the Climate Summit http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/2014/09/watch-marshallese-poet-kathy-jetnil-kijiner-speaking-climate-summit/ Wed, 24 Sep 2014 01:11:22 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/?p=52933 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Climate Change Summit 2014 New York

Marshallese poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner spoke on behalf of civil society during the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Summit in New York City. Check out this high-quality version of Kathy’s poem with footage of climate action around the world. Kathy, 26, is a co-founder of an […]

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WATCH: Leonardo DiCaprio says end “free ride” for industrial polluters http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/2014/09/leonardo-dicaprio-says-end-free-ride-industrial-polluters/ Wed, 24 Sep 2014 01:02:22 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/?p=55044 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Climate Change Summit 2014 New York

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 […]

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Oil, gas industry launches ‘immediate-impact’ plan to slash global warming emissions http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/2014/09/oil-gas-industry-launches-immediate-impact-plan-slash-global-warming-emissions/ Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:28:37 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/?p=53988 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Climate Change Summit 2014 New York

23 September 2014 – Multinational oil and gas companies, major producing States and over two dozen cities today joined forces to slash methane emissions in a partnership that can have an immediate impact in reducing global warming as part of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s […]

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Climate Summit Opening Film – Make A World of Difference http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/2014/09/make-world-difference/ Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:24:57 +0000 http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/?p=53793 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Climate Change Summit 2014 New York

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.

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