Home » Climate change

Climate change

UN / DEEP DECARBONIZATION REPORT

The UN has launched a report laying out potential country-specific paths to cut emissions enough to limit human-induced temperature rise to the globally agreed goal of two degrees centigrade. UNIFEED-UNTV  

8 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / SMALL ISLANDS

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are meeting in New York this week ahead of an international conference being held in September in Samoa. The conference will go a long way to defining what role SIDS, which number around 50, can play in the post-2015 development agenda. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

23 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / URBANIZATION

With 6.3 billion people expected to live in urban areas by 2050, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the importance of “harnessing the power of urbanization for sustainable development” as a way to reaching the Millennium Development Goals; shaping an ambitious long term vision for development and adopting a meaningful new global climate agreement. UNIFEED – UNTV

27 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / R!SE LAUNCH

Speaking at the launch of the R!SE initiative – a unique alliance of business, private sector, and academic organization committed to making future  investments safer from disasters, the UN Deputy Secretary General said “the scope and nature of disasters and climate risks are so broad-ranging and so serious that no single actor, no single institution [...]

19 May 2014 | Read More »

UAE / SOLAR PANELS BAN

On the sidelines of the "Ascent" Climate Change Conference in Abu Dhabi, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited SHAMS 1, one of the largest solar power plants in the world, with capacity of 100 megawatts, enough to power 20 000 homes.  AFP POOL

5 May 2014 | Read More »

UAE / ASCENT CLIMATE CHANGE

From the tropics to the poles, from small islands to large continents, and from the poorest countries to the richest, climate change impacts are already widespread, costly and consequential, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in Abu Dhabi to stakeholders gathered  there to consider concrete actions to tackle the phenomenon now – before it is too late. UNTV

4 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

We need to include risk disaster into broader discussion of the post-2015 agenda for sustainable development in order to leave a more resilient world to future generations – said the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his briefing to the General Assembly on the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. UNTV

16 Apr 2014 | Read More »

BAN / CLIMATE LEADER'S SUMMIT

At the Climate Leader's Summit in Washington DC, the UN Secretary-General called on Governments to reach a universal legal climate agreement by next year that is both ambitious and achievable. Ban Ki-moon stressed the need for both political and financial investment to deal with climate change, the single greatest threat to a sustainable future. WORLD [...]

11 Apr 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / LENDING POVERTY

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced a series of measures aimed at strengthening the World Bank Group — including a $100 billion increase in the lending capacity to middle-income countries over the next decade.  WORLD BANK

1 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / IPCC CLIMATE REPORT

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says that the effects of climate change are already occurring on all contingents and across the oceans. The report also concludes that there are opportunities to respond to the risks, but that those risks will be difficult to manage with high levels or warming. [...]

31 Mar 2014 | Read More »

 

July 2014
M T W T F S S
« Jun    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031