UN Chief Calls on Small Islands to Continue Pushing for Climate Action “Now is not the time for retreat”

UN Secretary-General António Guterres today addressed a forum of leaders from Small Island Developing State saying that even as the world remains focused on confronting the COVID-19 pandemic – the biggest test the world has faced since the Second World War, we must not lose focus on climate change.

Earth Hour 2019

To signal the United Nations’ continued support for climate action, the Organization will participate in Earth Hour, a global lights-off event coordinated by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and other volunteer organizations, on Saturday, 30 March from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time.

2019-03-29T17:03:39-04:0029 Mar 2019|News, VIDEO: Goal 13 - Climate change|

Greenhouse Gas Report

Levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached another new record high, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). There is no sign of a reversal in this trend, which is driving long-term climate change, sea level rise, ocean acidification and more extreme weather.

2018-11-24T21:16:50-05:0024 Nov 2018|News, VIDEO: Goal 13 - Climate change|

Madagascar: Climate Change and Migration

In Madagascar, social and environmental changes have driven many to migrate. In response, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), through the IOM Development Fund, is providing support to the Government of Madagascar to raise awareness on the interdependence of migration and environmental changes. (Video courtesy of IOM)

2018-11-24T21:11:35-05:0012 Jun 2018|VIDEO: Goal 13 - Climate change|
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