Climate Change Press Releases

World on Track to New Universal Climate Agreement with Lima Call for Climate Action

Governments Agree Ground Rules on Contributions to Paris 2015 Agreement and Boost Adaptation. Clearer Elements of New Agreement Evolved in Peruvian Capital.
14-12-2014 00:00:00

Full Economic Potential of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Remains Untapped, Finds New UN Report

Estimated Worth of Climate Benefits from Central African Mangroves up to US$66 billion. And New Satellite Technology Could Help Monitor Mangrove Restoration.
9-12-2014 00:00:00

Even With Emissions Cuts, Climate Change Adaptation Costs Likely to Hit 2-3 Times Current Estimates of $70-100 Billion per Year

UNEP's Adaptation Gap Report: New Finance Required to Avoid Significant Adaptation Funding Shortfall After 2020, Failure to Cut Emissions Will Dramatically Increase Costs
5-12-2014 00:00:00

Media Advisory: Leaders Gather in Bid to Transform Land-Use Sector into Pillar of Climate Change Response

Up to 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions stem from land-use sectors. At the same time, climate change is already negatively affecting forestry, agriculture and rural communities.
5-12-2014 00:00:00

Finance for Climate Action Flowing Globally

Dedicated multilateral climate funds - including UNFCCC funds - represented small shares during the same period, but are set to rise with the recent pledges to the Green Climate Fund amounting to nearly $10 billion.
4-12-2014 00:00:00

Namibia First Developing Country to Submit Report on Mitigation Measures and Their Effects

Namibia is the first developing country to submit a 'biennial update report' (BUR).This is clear testimony to the fact that developing countries are acting to mitigate climate change and are transparently contributing to fully implementing the climate change convention.
4-12-2014 00:00:00

The Plaza San Martin hosts the exhibition: "THE FUTURE IS PRICELESS: WE HAVE THE POWER" bringing together seven masters of photojournalism

Seven of the best photographers in the world, Jonas Bendiksen, Michael Christopher Brown, Bieke Depoorter, Stuart Franklin, Dominic Nahr, Moises Saman and Jerome Sessini are showcasing their work in Lima.
4-12-2014 00:00:00

Lima COP Kicks off with Inspiring Calls to Action

UN's top climate change official Christiana Figueres said that the world now needed lines of action on climate change that are "as indelible over time as the Nazca lines. "
2-12-2014 00:00:00

Lima COP to Lay Foundation for Paris 2015 Agreement

The Lima conference needs to provide final clarity on what the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) need to contain, including for developing countries who are likely to have a range of options from, for example, sector-wide emission curbs to energy intensity goals.
1-12-2014 00:00:00

Now Japan Pledges $1.5 Billion to Green Climate Fund

News Comes as G20 Issue Strong Statement in Support of UN Climate Negotiations
16-11-2014 00:00:00

Record Number of Species Proposed for International Protection under UN Treaty on Migratory Species

Polar Bears, Sharks and the African Lion among Species Considered Under Serious Threat
4-11-2014 00:00:00

IPCC Launches Full Working Group II Report

The report characterizes what is known and what is not known about impacts of climate changes that have already occurred and risks of future impacts.
16-10-2014 00:00:00

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