Hundreds of millions of people in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region and in the river basins downstream are being forced to adapt to a new reality: climate change.
Climate change is increasing uncertainty and the risk for extreme droughts interspersed with extreme floods that are challenging food security, housing, infrastructure, business and even survival.
Energy-efficient buildings could significantly contribute to reducing the risks of climate change, said a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today.
Copenhagen, 10 December 2009- Bilateral Financial Institutions or BFIs are investing far more in climate change actions in developing countries than many may presume.
The Copenhagen negotiations must deliver the high-end of current proposals, and stretch beyond them, if the world is to have a reasonable chance of containing warming to below 2 degrees celsius above pre-industrial levels, or the 1.5 degrees celsius goal of many developing nations.
A new photography exhibit is bringing the voice of young people in the Arctic to Copenhagen during the UN climate talks.
To bring about change, innovation, and collaboration, 30 directors from all the continents are offering their own 2-minute take on the environment
Launched in Copenhagen on the eve of the fourth day of the UN climate negotiations, "Six Billion Others" presents the difficult and sometimes tragic effects of climate change.
The COP 15 host city is a little greener today thanks to the efforts of 400 Copenhagen school children.
The UN climate convention meeting has been given further boosts after South Africa and now the United States through its Environmental Protection Agency announced moves to tackle greenhouse gas emissions.
As the UN Climate Change Conference kicked off in Copenhagen this week, a giant multi-media art installation, intended to show what one metric tonne of carbon dioxide looks like, was unveiled on a lake in the Danish Capital.
Held in support of the UN led campaign Seal the Deal! to encourage a fair deal in Copenhagen, the concert kicked off with Joey Tempest, lead singer from the band Europe being handed the People's Orb to safeguard overnight.
The UN Climate Change Conference kicked off today in Copenhagen with a strong sense of confidence that countries can seal a comprehensive, ambitious and effective international climate change deal in Demark.
The Business for the Environment Summit (B4E) in Seoul in April 2010 will be the first major gathering discussing environmental action after the UN climate talks in Copenhagen.
As the climate talks kick off in Copenhagen, key football nations are teaming up for the planet for the biggest sport event of 2010.
Hundreds of cloth banners stamped and signed with vigour by Seal the Deal! campaign supporters are now on show to the world in Copenhagen.