The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the UNFCCC is taking place in Marrakesh, Morocco. During COP 22, parties will begin preparations for the entry into force of the Paris Agreement, and to encourage actions to implement the agreement that will address climate change.
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More action needed to meet energy goals by 2030, new report finds

The current pace of progress on three global energy goals – access to electricity, renewable energy and efficiency – is not moving fast enough to meet 2030 targets, according to the latest Global Tracking Framework (GTF) report released today by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency as part of the Sustainable Energy for All Knowledge Hub.

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Earth Hour 2017: UN joins iconic landmarks ‘going dark’ to support protecting the planet

The United Nations this evening dimmed the lights at its iconic Headquarters complex in New York and other facilities around the world in observance of the tenth annual 'Earth Hour,' global event to put the spotlight on the issues facing the planet and to inspire millions across the world to live more sustainably.

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Research shows link between temperature rise, human influence

The head of a major UN panel on climate change underlined that human influence on the climate system cannot be disputed.

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World Meteorological Day celebrates importance of clouds for weather, climate, water

"If we want to model the climate system we have to understand clouds. And if we want to predict the availability of water resources, we have to understand clouds,” said WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas.

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Faced with ‘clear science, real threats,’ countries must remain committed to Paris climate deal

“We are dealing with scientific facts, not politics. And the facts are clear. Climate change is a direct threat in itself, and a multiplier of many other threats,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told a General Assembly High-Level action event.

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At Davos forum, UN chief Guterres calls businesses ‘best allies’ to curb climate change, poverty

The Secretary-General said he was particularly interested in the “alignment of the core business of the private sector with the strategic goals of the international community.”

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