From showcasing climate action to taking ambition to the next level, climate events provide space for knowledge exchange and discussions to strengthen the Paris Agreement’s implementation.
23 Feb 2021
Nature and biodiversity
High-Level Open Debate on Climate Security
The Security Council will hold a high-level open debate on the “Maintenance of international peace and security: climate security” chaired by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The event will feature a special presentation by Sir David Attenborough. Tune in at 8:30 am EST on UN WebTV.
COP26 Virtual Roundtable on Clean Power Transition
The UN Secretary-General will join national leaders, investors and others to explore how countries in Africa and Europe can speed up the shift from coal to clean power. Talks will cover a just transition, green jobs and financing, among other issues. Watch live on UNTV at 15:45 GMT.
Global climate leaders took a major stride towards a resilient, net-zero emissions future, presenting ambitious new commitments, urgent actions and concrete plans to confront the climate crisis. Read more.
The UN Secretary-General delivered a landmark speech on the state of the planet at Columbia University, looking at the climate emergency and biodiversity loss, and outlining the steps we need to take to reverse course and take positive action.
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09 Jul 2020
IEA Clean Energy Transitions Summit
The year’s largest global gathering on energy and climate brought together ministers representing almost 80% of global energy consumption and carbon emissions.