The recently concluded 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, went in the way of rituals and did not rise beyond the low bars set by previous editions. Well, maybe it rose above the bar in one aspect which could be considered…
Senior officials from several governments, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and United Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), launched a new five-year work programme at COP27, yesterday, to promote climate technology solutions in developing countries.
Ministers and other regional and international leaders met with experts at Africa Climate Week 2022 in Libreville, Gabon at the beginning of this month to lay out their vision for ambitious implementation of the new transparency arrangements under the Paris Agreement.
International Oil Companies (IOCs) have been warned to stop influencing governments against decarbonisation as well as slowing the transition plans to renewables.
21 Jun 2022
Two weeks of intense work on technical issues and preparation of decisions for adoption at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh in November ended in Bonn with little progress, last week.
7 Mar 2022
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said that preparations are in top gear to host the 28th Conference of Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Abu Dhabi next year.
15 Nov 2021
After extending the COP26 climate negotiations an extra day, nearly 200 countries meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, adopted on Saturday a document, which according to UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, “reflects the interests, the contradictions, and the state of political will in the world today.”
11 Nov 2021
The United Kingdom is to spend £165 million to tackle climate change and inequalities that make women and girls more vulnerable to global warming.
14 May 2021
Climate change is the changes in the global climate systems over a long period, which can be yearly or decade compared to weather changes, which only occur daily, weekly, or monthly.
9 Nov 2020
On the heels of the United States withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, president-elect, Joe Biden, and parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have reiterated their commitment to the accord.
22 Jun 2020
A fresh international effort is now underway to give a major impetus to new global goal of protecting at least 30 per cent of the planet’s land and ocean by 2030.
9 Mar 2020
The UN Climate Change secretariat, in close collaboration with all the other organizing partners, has decided to put Africa Climate Week in Kampala on hold.