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Climate Change
New York: With roadblocks continuing at the COP24 climate change conference over how to implement the  historic 2015 Paris Agreement, United Nations chief António Guterres returned to Poland on Wednesday, to challenge the more than 100 Government leaders gathered in Katowice to find consensus and “finish the job.” more
COP24: World sports join team UN in race against climate change

New York: Major organizations from the world of sport are joining an increasing number of private sector businesses in the race to beat global warming. At the United Nations’ COP24 ...

Tunisia coastline in need of climate cash boost

New York: Efforts to mobilize the cash needed to ensure that climate change does not lead to the irreversible damage of Tunisia’s coastline are being undertaken by the North African ...

UN launches Facebook Messenger-powered bot to take on climate change

New York: As world leaders and decision-makers get to work on mitigating climate change at the COP24 conference in Katowice, Poland, renowned broadcaster and natural historian Sir David A ...

G20 told crucial COP24 climate change conference 'must succeeed': Guterres

New York, During press briefings at the beginning of the G20 meeting of industrialized nations in Buenos Aires, UN Secretary António Guterres described the event as an essential fo ...

World simply ‘not on track’ to slow climate change this year: UN weather agency

The world is heading in the wrong direction to slow climate change after another year of near-record temperatures, the head of the UN’s weather agency said on Thursday.

#TakeYourSeat at the UN Climate Change Conference: a way for all people to join the global conversation

New York,  To bring the voice of the people to the upcoming Climate Change Conference in Poland (known by the shorthand 'COP 24', from 2 to 14 December), the United Nations h ...

Climate-proofing Timor-Leste

New York, A new generation of green infrastructure which boosts the local economy, ensures water supplies and protects the environment is being built in Timor-Leste thanks to the support ...

Climate Change Focus: Cows, coffee and sustainable farming

New York, Small-scale farms in Panama are helping to heal land degraded by extensive cattle ranching and extreme rainfall or drought associated with climate change, thanks to a project su ...

UN chief appoints Luis Alfonso de Alba as Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit

New York, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced on Friday the appointment of Luis Alfonso de Alba of Mexico as his Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit. ...