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‘Act now with ambition and urgency’ to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting

The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate action”.

2019-07-01T14:28:28-04:0001 Jul 2019|Featured, Goal 13: Climate Action|

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

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. 

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

Business leaders urged to set more ambitious climate targets in effort to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C

A broad coalition of business, civil society and UN leaders today issued a call to action for private companies to make their critical and necessary contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to limit the worst impacts of climate change.

2019-06-13T11:13:10-04:0013 Jun 2019|Goal 13: Climate Action, Press material|

Experts Urge More Partnerships, Engagement for Ocean Action

The Communities of Ocean Action (COAs) held a two-day meeting in Incheon, Korea, 5-9 June, aimed to identify gaps, good practices and lessons learned in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14) to sustainably use and manage the ocean. organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs in Incheon, Republic of Korea, under the theme “From Commitments to Action: Implementing SDG 14,”

2019-06-10T13:27:09-04:0010 Jun 2019|Goal 13: Climate Action, News, Press material|