UNFCCC

Created on Thursday, 17 December 2015 / COP 21 - Wrap-up Edition
Tags: UN Women, UNFCCC, Paris Agreement, Green Climate Fund, gender, finance
Statement by UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on the adoption of the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 / COP 21 - Wrap-up Edition
Tags: Barack Obama, Kyoto Protocol, Al Gore, UNFCCC process
... administration – until we reach the Copenhagen COP15 of 2009. That is when newly elected President Obama made his first move by going to Beijing on his way to the Conference in an attempt to make inroads ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: reflections, COP21, UNFCCC, climate change negotiations, side events
Reflections from COP21, Thursday 10th December Joanna Read from UK Youth Climate Coalition and YOUNGO, Dirk Hoffmann from Klimablog “Climate Change Bolivia”, and REN21 provide their reflections on the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: UNFCCC, Sustainable Development Goals, 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, IRENA
Connecting the dots between the UNFCCC and the SDGs Alvin Leong, from Pace Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies argues for the global community to capitalise on the links between the international ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: COP21, UNFCCC, negotiations, reflection
Reflections from COP21, Monday 7th December Bharadwaj Kummamuru from the World Bioenergy Association, and nrg4SD and The Climate Group give their reflections on the start of the second week of COP21. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: WHO, UNFCCC, health, government, COP21
WHO/UNFCCC climate and health country profiles provide evidence on the health impacts of climate change to empower governments to take action WHO draw attention to the constructive role that Health Country ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: COP20, UNFCCC, Greenpeace, renewable energy, climate justice, politics
Despite Lima: 2014 brought new momentum for climate action Daniel Mittler from Greenpeace International highlights the positive momentum seen on climate change in 2014 and emphasises that there is still ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: COP20, loss and damage, green climate fund, UNFCCC, resilience, climate adaptation, climate justice
Loss and damage: Raw deal for vulnerable countries in the Lima Call for Climate Action? CARE International’s Sven Harmeling summarises the latest discussions on loss and damage and stresses that the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, UNFCCC, COP20, accountability, politics
Rich nations can’t dodge bill for historic greenhouse gas emissions Chukwumerije Okereke from the University of Reading discusses the need for a moral approach to the climate negotiations, addressing ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: gender equality, women’s empowerment, climate justice, UNFCCC, COP20, capacity building, sustainable development
Why gender equality and women’s voices are relevant (even) in climate change discourse UN Women’s Verona Collantes emphasises the need for Parties to appreciate and understand that the new climate agreement ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: partnerships, SIDS, COP20, UNFCCC, capacity building, resilience, climate justice
COP21 partnerships: The way forward for Small Island Developing States? Lawyer, Dominique Maingot, reflects on the Lima outcome in relation to Small Island Developing States and looks ahead to the role ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, diplomacy, COP20, UNFCCC, politics, international policy
... the US announced that it intends to achieve economy-wide targets of reducing GHG emissions by 26-28 per cent below the 2005 level by 2025. The US can influence and push China’s international climate ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, sustainable development, capacity building, COP20, UNFCCC
Time to move from advocacy to action: Paris as the COP of decisions Stéphane Pouffary and Heather Rogers from ENERGIES 2050 emphasise the need to move from words to action and share some initiatives ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: UNFCCC, sustainable development, diplomacy, integration, coherence, partnership, United Nations
The unification of climate and development in 2015 Kate Offerdahl from IISD explores the issues connecting the intergovernmental processes on climate change and sustainable development, and calls for ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, COP20, UNFCCC, resilience, loss and damage, adaptation, finance
... as we move towards the 100 billion per year by 2020 that was committed in Copenhagen in 2009. Lima was far from a success, and has served to create further doubts for the outcome of COP21, where a universal ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, finance, SIDS, UNFCCC, COP20, loss and damage, resilience
COP20 and the path to Paris Jacqueline Fa’amatuainu from the University of Auckland summarises some of the positive outcomes from Lima for Small Island Developing States, but emphasises that more needs ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 12 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: local governments, mayors, climate action, UNFCCC, mitigation, partnership
Local government climate roadmap – Lima Communiqué ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and United Cities and Local Governments present the Lima Communique, which outlines the commitment of local ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: typhoon Hagupit, typhoon Haiyan, natural disasters, resilience, loss and damage, Africa, COP20, UNFCCC, Philippines, mountains, ecosystems, urbanisation, culture, water, biodiversity
Reflections from COP20, Day 10 Atayi Babs from the Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change reflects on the COP20 demonstrations of solidarity with the people of the Philippines following Typhoon ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / Reflections
Tags: typhoon Hagupit, typhoon Haiyan, natural disasters, resilience, loss and damage, Africa, COP20, UNFCCC, Philippines, mountains, ecosystems, urbanisation, culture, water, biodiversity
Reflections from COP20, Day 10 Atayi Babs, Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change Upon entering the COP20 conference venue on Wednesday, I was met by over one hundred delegates from countries ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: UNFCCC, Christiana Figueres, climate action, NAZCA Portal, transparency, accountability, Peru, COP20
Climate action portal to capture and catalyse climate action in support of 2015 agreement UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Christiana Figueres, lauds the launch of the new NAZCA Climate Action Portal, which ... [ +++ ]
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