Climate change

9 11, 2017

Day 4 at COP 23: The negotiations in Bonn help implement the Paris Agreement

2017-11-16T15:30:06+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Climate change, News|

A climate conference operates on many levels — there are negotiations, discussions, presentations, press conferences, and exhibition — all aimed at advancing some aspect of the climate agenda. The negotiations themselves take place in a number of settings, ranging from small meeting rooms that allow countries to discuss the fine points at the working level, to larger plenary settings that involve all countries.

8 11, 2017

Participants at UN conference examine human mobility in an era of climate change

2017-11-08T23:18:05+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Climate change, News|

As the number of people displaced worldwide due to climate change-related events continues to grow, the United Nations and its partners are focusing on regional approaches, framed by existing international practice, to respond to the issue of ‘climate refugees.’

8 11, 2017

Day 3 at COP23: Release of the 2017 Adaption Gap Report

2017-11-16T15:30:07+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Climate change, News|

A new UN assessment released today, the 2017 Adaptation Gap Report, finds that progress needs to be made towards assessing adaptation at the global level to meet the requirements of the Paris Agreement.

7 11, 2017

Indigenous peoples’ knowledge, wisdom valuable to climate adaptation, Peruvian activists say

2017-11-16T15:30:08+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Climate change, News|

Peruvian indigenous activists at COP23 in Bonn, Germany, made a strong call Tuesday for indigenous peoples to be part of the solution to tackling climate change.

7 11, 2017

Day 2 at COP23: Indigenous peoples promote solutions as Paris Agreement momentum grows

2017-11-16T15:30:09+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Climate change, News|

Indigenous peoples took center stage at the COP on Tuesday when they made a strong call to be part of the solution to climate change.

6 11, 2017

UN climate conference aims for greater ambition as 2017 set to be among hottest years

2017-11-16T15:30:10+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Climate change, News|

“The need for urgency is obvious,” said COP23 President and Prime Minister of Fiji Frank Bainimarama, at the opening of the conference.

6 11, 2017

UN climate conference to maintain ambition one year after Paris accord’s entry into force

2017-11-06T17:14:01+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Climate change, News|

One year after the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Bonn Conference, which opens on 6 November in Germany, will be an opportunity for nations around the world to show their ambition for climate action and their determination to keep their promises.