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Sustainable Development Goals Fleet Greets Greta Thunberg in NYC Harbor

2019-08-29T08:30:39-04:0028 Aug 2019|Goal 13: Climate Action, News, Press material|

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, sailed into New York Harbor today, flanked by a fleet of 17 sailboats representing each of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on their sails. Thunberg is arriving to participate in the Youth Climate Summit and the Climate Action Summit at the United Nations Headquarters on 23 September.

Tackling climate change, one bite at a time, UN enlists chefs to lead in campaign for sustainable food

2019-06-18T10:19:09-04:0017 Jun 2019|Featured, Goal 13: Climate Action, News, Press material|

Chefs from around the world will help support the United Nations's ActNow campaign by kicking off a food challenge on June 18, Sustainable Gastronomy Day. The Challenge aims to engage people in the global effort to tackle climate change through healthy and sustainable food choices. 

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

2017-11-06T17:14:01-05:0006 Nov 2017|Goal 13: Climate Action, 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.

‘Smart’ money moving to ‘green’ financing, reveals new UN report

2018-04-22T11:51:21-04:0014 Jul 2017|Goal 13: Climate Action, News|

Even though investments towards sustainable development in developing countries have fallen short by nearly $2.5 trillion each year, emerging financial products and encouraging policies illustrate that both public and private sectors are serious about correcting that trend, the United Nations environment arm has said.

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