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11 12 2019 | 08:56

An Interview with Head of Sustainability at Vivobarefoot.

Climate Action caught up with Emma Foster-Geering, Head of Sustainability at Vivobarefoot, to discuss the importance of sustainability. What is Vivobarefoot’s sustainability mission? To reconnect…

11 12 2019 | 08:51

UN Awards Ceremony Celebrates Innovative Climate Solutions.

Fifteen game-changing initiatives from more than twenty countries have been celebrated as winners of the prestigious UN Global Climate Action Awards during the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 in…

10 12 2019 | 05:55

UN Climate Secretariat recognises children’s action on climate.

Over 80 times around the world in a climate-friendly way with Climate Alliance’s Green Footprints Campaign

10 12 2019 | 05:53

Opening of COP 25: Statement by IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee

Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen    

10 12 2019 | 05:38

Youth Urge Climate Action at COP25.

Youth demanded climate action and celebrated Young and Future Generations Day at the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 in Madrid on Wednesday. Among the main topics discussed was how young people…

10 12 2019 | 05:30

IETA Launches “Markets for NCS Initiative” to Boost Climate Action.

The International Emissions Trading Association today launches the Markets for Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) Initiative. NCS draw on the power of nature to actively manage land use emissions,…

10 12 2019 | 05:22

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES CALL ON STATES TO #FixArticle6

WHAT: Press Conference  WHEN: Saturday 7th December 2019, 1pm WHERE: Mocha Press Conference Room, Zone 4 IFEMA WHO: International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change

10 12 2019 | 05:02

Science Presented at COP25 Can Drive Climate Ambition.

The pace of the present rise in greenhouse gas concentrations is unprecedented in climate history over the past 66 million years and weather extremes are the “new normal,” according to some of the…

08 12 2019 | 10:47

We really may have just 11 years to save the climate.

As the crisis becomes dominated by urgent survival needs, the political window to prevent further climate change will close. “Eleven years to save the world” reads a common sign at the global…

07 12 2019 | 10:11

Lorenzo Quinn’s Sculpture 'Support' to Warn of Rising Sea Levels at COP25

A 3-meter version of Lorenzo Quinn’s monumental sculpture “Support” is on display at the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25 in Madrid (2-13 December) to remind participants of rising sea…

07 12 2019 | 10:03

Fifteen Countries to Present Latest Updates on their Climate Actions at COP25.

 During the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 in Madrid in December, fifteen countries will share updated information on their climate actions.

07 12 2019 | 09:25

Government funds to continue investing in fossil fuels.

Two multi-billion dollar government guaranteed investment funds say they will continue investing in fossil fuel companies, despite the government's efforts to fight climate change. Combined, the…

07 12 2019 | 09:20

Comprehensive References for Climate Action Presented at COP25.

Two publications were presented at the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 in Madrid this week that shine a light on current climate action and lay down pathways to climate neutrality by mid-century,…

06 12 2019 | 08:20

Save the Children: Climate Crisis Causing Hunger for Millions of Africans.

LONDON - Millions of people in southern and eastern Africa are facing emergency food insecurity partly caused by climate change, half of them children, according to the charity Save the Children. The…

06 12 2019 | 08:16

Greenpeace: 'Our addiction to fossil fuels has pushed oceans to the brink of collapse'.

The world's oceans act as a massive carbon sink trapping 50 times more than is in the atmosphere. A global network of ocean sanctuaries is needed to help the seas store carbon and protect nature,…

06 12 2019 | 08:13

Cop25 Bulletin: A rare press conference.

Good morning. It's Thursday, 5 December.

05 12 2019 | 08:50

Uhuru dam bursts its banks.

Uhuru dam in Ruiru burst its banks early Thursday morning following heavy rainfall. Residents of Varsityville estate in Kamakis are affected amid reports of flooded homes. The water reservoir,…

05 12 2019 | 07:32

Africa’s Civil Society Calls for Action as COP25 Kicks off in Madrid.

MADRID - During the 25th round of climate change negotiations starting today in Madrid, Spain, African civil society organisations will call on governments from both developing and developed nations…

05 12 2019 | 07:25

Why the floods in East Africa are so bad.

Rain-triggered disasters, including flash floods and landslides, have killed at least 250 people and affected some three million people across East Africa in recent weeks, with about half of the…

05 12 2019 | 07:21

Climate: We have run out of time.

Climate action must happen now — there are no second chances For the next week or so, delegates from nations around the world will gather in Madrid for a critical set of meetings on our planet’s…