What is new in the relationship between migration and the environment is that the world is grappling with the devastating impacts of climate change. With greater awareness came increased political recognition and there is now a widespread consensus on the need to address the adverse impacts of climate change on the migration of people now and in the future.
ew would deny that the international system governing the environment and economy is under pressure. Globalisation itself is wobbling, to the chagrin of governments in rich and emerging economies. What's less talked about is the effect on the world's 47 least developed countries (LDCs), home to a billion people, a quarter of whom live in extreme poverty.
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.
Responding to demand, UN opens additional places at Climate Action Summit for civil society; issues call for applications
The United Nations has opened additional places for civil society groups to participate in the 2019 Climate Action Summit, in recognition of the crucial role of civil society in driving forward urgent climate action.
Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 12.00 EDT UN Headquarters, Room [...]
Chef Jonas Astrup from Denmark supports the ActNow campaign's food challenge and provides a sustainable recipe of a vegetable roast with dips.
UNFCCC Media Alert: Invitation to Webinar for Journalists on Asia-Pacific Climate Week, 27 August at 12:00 CET (17:00 ICT)
On 27 August, a week ahead of the Asia-Pacific Climate [...]
The United Nations today announced that 100 outstanding young climate champions chosen from around the world will receive support to participate in the UN Youth Climate Summit on Saturday, September 21 at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Japanese food educator Yukio Hattori supports the United Nations #ActNow climate campaign by changing the way his nutrition college works, eliminating food waste, and becoming more sustainable
Chef Pierre Rabbat from Lebanon supports the ActNow campaign's [...]
Chef Grace Ramirez recently added her voice to the [...]
Indigenous communities are key sources of knowledge and understanding on climate change impacts, responses and adaptation. Their traditional knowledge allows them to forecast weather patterns, improve agricultural practices and sustainably manage natural resources. But many of them have been fighting complicated climate battles – putting their lives and access to ancestral lands at risk.
United Nations announces 2019 Climate Action Summit ‘Clean Air Initiative’, calls on governments at all levels to join
Ahead of the upcoming 2019 Climate Action Summit, the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and Climate and Clean Air Coalition announced today the “Clean Air Initiative”, calling on governments at all levels to join the Initiative.
Chef Grace Ramirez talks about sustainability and green hacks in support of the UN's ActNow climate campaign.
Chef Katsuhiro Nakamura talks about cooking sustainably in support of the UN's ActNow climate campaign.
Chef Arthur Potts Dawson talks about cooking sustainably in support of the UN's ActNow climate campaign.
Chef Ali Mandhry talks about cooking sustainably in support of the UN's ActNow climate campaign.
Chef Natacha Gomez talks about cooking sustainably in support of the UN's ActNow climate campaign.
Chef Lorna Maseko talks about cooking sustainably in support of the UN's ActNow climate campaign.
Chef Michael Elegbede talks about cooking sustainably in support of the UN's ActNow climate campaign.