Madrid to host UN Climate Change talks in December
Three days after the Chilean Government pulled out of the United Nations summit scheduled to take place in December due to social unrest, Spain’s capital, Madrid has been announced as the alternative venue.
Global leaders seek urgent action on climate adaptation
A new Global Commission on Adaptation report finds that investing $1.8 trillion globally from 2020 to 2030 in five areas could yield $7.1 trillion in net benefits. Leaders from the Global Commission on Adaptation call on governments and businesses to take urgent action to innovate and advance climate adaptation solutions in light of new research findings.
UN climate talks begin in Poland, as Buhari, others stocktake actions
Following a year of devastating climate disasters around the globe, the annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) will formally...
Bangkok climate summit: Nigeria, others inch forward in Paris agreement implementation
Amid growing calls for urgent and strong climate change action, the supplementary Bangkok climate change talks closed at the weekend with uneven progress on the guidelines to implement the Paris climate change agreement.
UN urges investors to align portfolios with Paris climate deal
Greater ambition to divest from fossil fuel investments and consistent climate action is needed from the global investor community to accelerate the move towards...
Nigeria, 189 countries agree to scaled up climate action
After two weeks of negotiations, Nigeria and other nations have agreed to launch the next steps toward higher climate action ambition before 2020.
UN, WHO team up to protect health from climate change
The World Health organization (WHO) and the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to renew the two institutions’ joint commitment to tackle public health challenges emerging from rising temperatures .....