climate change

Milestone Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action Launched

The global fashion sector on Monday (10 Dec) significantly increased momentum to address climate change by launching the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action. Under the auspices of UN Climate Change, leading fashion brands, retailers, supplier organizations, and others, including a major shipping company, have agreed to collectively address the climate impact of the fashion sector across its entire value chain.

2018-12-11T17:22:08-04:0011 Dec 2018|COP24, Goal 13: Climate Action, Press material|

Arctic forever changed by rapidly warming climate – UN weather agency

A girl from the Iñupiat community stands on a ice floe on a shore of the Arctic Ocean in Barrow, Alaska in the United States. The anomalous melting of the Arctic ice is one of the many effects of global warming that has a serious impact on the life of humans and the wildlife. Photo: UNICEF/Vlad Sokhin

2017-12-20T19:11:52-04:0020 Dec 2017|Goal 13: Climate Action, News|

‘Invest in the future, not the past;’ green business key to winning war on climate change – UN chief

Those who fail to bet on a green economy will be living in a grey future, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned Tuesday, calling for greater ambition by governments, civil society, the private sector and finance partners to help tackle the global climate challenge.

2017-12-12T19:33:19-04:0012 Dec 2017|Goal 13: Climate Action, News|

From thorny to tasty: UN agriculture agency looking at cactus as climate resilient food

With the reality of climate change becoming more real by the day, including its impact on food sources, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is urging communities around the world not to take the prickly cactus for granted.

2017-11-30T23:10:51-04:0030 Nov 2017|Goal 13: Climate Action, News|