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30 11 2019 | 10:20

Glasgow commits to being free of ‘unnecessary’ plastics by 2030.

Glasgow has announced that they aim to be plastic free by 2030. A new strategy by the Glasgow council has targeted the city to be free of unnecessary plastic by the year 2030 and phase out all…

07 11 2019 | 12:20

New UN standards for assessment of solar and wind energy resources could spur investment in renewables .

28 October 2019 - Renewable energy now accounts for around one third of global power generation capacity, with increases being led by investments in solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind energy. More…

04 07 2019 | 10:13

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa Appointed for Second Term.

UN Climate Change News, 3 July 2019 - The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is pleased to announce that, following official communication by the office of UN Secretary-…

28 06 2019 | 08:32

Nike takes action and joins the UN Sustainable Fashion Charter for Climate Action.

Nike has announced its support for the United Nations 2050 net zero emissions initiative. The fashion industry is a considerable contributor to the deterioration of our environment which is why Nike…

20 06 2019 | 12:27

UK set to host COP26 in partnership with Italy.

The UK Government has published a press release which confirms its proposal for COP26 in partnership with Italy. The UK and Italy have today agreed to present a proposal for the UK to assume the…

03 06 2019 | 15:02

Low Carbon Transport Measures of the Transport and Climate Change 2018 Global Status Report.

The webinar will introduce the UNFCCC context and Paris Agreement on Climate Change and then cover in detail the low carbon transport measures walking and cycling, fuel economy and renewable energy…

29 05 2019 | 12:23

Save the date: 5th EbA Knowledge Day, 19 June during SBSTA 50 in Bonn.

EbA Knowledge Day brings together UN negotiators, policy makers, practitioners, researchers, and donors working on issues relevant to climate adaptation, ecosystem management and human resilience:

10 05 2019 | 14:07

Making polluters pay for loss and damage.

The recent devastation in Mozambique due to two successive hurricanes (Aida and Kenneth) of unprecedented severity for southern Africa, are a clear indicator that we are now living in a climate…

24 04 2019 | 00:02

Latin America & Caribbean and Asia-Pacific Climate Weeks Announced.

UN Climate Change News, 23 April, Bonn – Dates and locations for two major events on the 2019 international climate change calendar have been confirmed today: Latin America & Caribbean Climate…

06 04 2019 | 09:18

Experts, Leaders Agree on Key Ways to Mobilize Accelerated Action for Climate, Sustainable Development.

Copenhagen, 3 April 2019 —With the urgency of climate action at an all-time high, global experts and leaders meeting in Copenhagen identified key immediate action areas to better serve both the world…

27 03 2019 | 07:14

African Development Bank launches pilot phase of Adaptation Benefits Mechanism.

The public sector cannot provide enough finance to make African countries resilient to climate change impacts, and funding from the private sector is hard to come by. At the same time, many grassroot…

22 03 2019 | 12:26

UNFCCC 25th Anniversary: Climate Action is More Urgent than Ever.

UN Climate Change News, 21 March 2019 - Today marks a special day in the history of global climate action: It marks the day when the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) first came into…

18 03 2019 | 12:19

4th International EbA Community of Practice Workshop.

The global BMU IKI-funded project Mainstreaming EbA implemented by GIZ is delighted to invite you to the 4th International EbA Community of Practice Workshop, 11-14 June 2019 in Bonn, Germany

08 03 2019 | 10:39

5 Reasons Why Climate Action Needs Women.

Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8th March, themed “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”, everyone should acknowledge the benefits that women bring to climate action so that climate…

18 02 2019 | 10:11

Africa Climate Week in Ghana 18-22 March, aims to increase Ambition.

Ghana to Kick-start Year of Ambition at Africa Climate Summit The provisional program for Africa Climate Week 2019, which is being hosted from 18–22 March in Accra, Ghana, has now been published…

12 02 2019 | 12:59

UN Global Climate Action Award

Bonn, Germany, 11 February 2019 – Starting today, organizations, cities, industries, universities, governments, and others taking bold leadership on climate change can nominate their work for a UN…

17 01 2019 | 10:15

Ghana to Kick-start Year of Ambition at Africa Climate Summit

The provisional program for Africa Climate Week 2019, which is being hosted from 18–22 March in Accra, Ghana, has now been published online – showcasing a dynamic schedule of activities that will…