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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Record high temperatures grip much of the globe, more hot weather to come – UN agency

Extremely high May and June temperatures have broken records in parts of Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the United States, the United Nations weather agency reported today, warning of more heatwaves to come.

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Catastrophe of Aral Sea shows ‘men can destroy the planet,’ warns UN chief Guterres

Continuing his visit to Central Asia, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today visited the Aral Sea – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its original size due to human mismanagement – where he urged the world to take lesson from the catastrophe and to ensure that such tragedies are not repeated.

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FEATURE: Climate change and the world’s oceans

The vital link between oceans and climate change is among the issues at the forefront of discussions at the United Nations Ocean Conference taking place in New York from 5 to 9 June.

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Green economy is ‘the economy of the future,’ says UN chief, urging commitment to climate action

Underscoring the threats posed by climate change – those already apparent, as well as those sure to impact the future of the planet – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today urged Governments worldwide to “stay the course” and remain committed to climate action.

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US decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord a ‘major disappointment’ – UN

The Spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General today said the decision by the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change is a major disappointment for global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote global security.

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UNFCCC statement on the US decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement

The UNFCCC says it "stands ready to engage in dialogue with the United States government regarding the implications of this announcement."

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