Goal 13: Climate Action

Sustainable Development Goals Fleet Greets Greta Thunberg in NYC Harbor

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.

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

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.

2019-08-27T17:21:30-04:0027 Aug 2019|Goal 13: Climate Action, Press material|

A dangerously hot climate, simmering political tensions: ‘This is not the summer of our youth,’ UN chief warns

Global warming and rising political tensions are dangerous and avoidable, Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters on Thursday, previewing the UN’s upcoming Climate Action Summit, and spotlighting geopolitical hotspots.

2019-08-06T15:30:40-04:0003 Aug 2019|Featured, Goal 13: Climate Action, News|