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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
World Bank unveils $16 billion business plan to boost climate resilience, adaptation in Africa
Noting the significant impact climatic activities have on African people and countries, the World Bank Group announced today a new plan outlining actions required to increase climate resilience and low-carbon development in an effort to maintain the continent’s current and protect future growth and poverty reduction goals.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:05:07 EST
Children will bear the brunt of climate change – UNICEF report
More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence and 160 million in high drought severity zones, leaving them highly exposed to the impacts of climate change, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a report released ahead of the 21st United Nations climate change conference, known as COP21.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:35:58 EST
UN report finds 90 per cent of disasters are weather-related
A new report issued today by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) shows that over the last 20 years, 90 per cent of major disasters have been caused by 6,457 recorded floods, storms, heatwaves, droughts and other weather-related events.
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 09:01:26 EST
COP21 must be ‘turning point to a low-emission, climate-resilient future’– UN official
The United Nations climate change conference, widely known as COP21 must be the turning point towards a low-emission, climate-resilient future, the top UN official dealing with climate issues said today just days before the start of the international gathering in Paris, France.
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:55:14 EST
Ahead of UN conference, Reykjavik and businesses sign declaration on climate change
Ahead of the UN climate change conference starting on 30 November, a declaration on climate issues has been signed in Iceland by the city of Reykjavik and more than one hundred businesses and institutions, all pledging to take active measures to cut global warming by reducing emissions of greenhouse gases and cut waste.
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 17:35:36 EST
Indigenous peoples’ voices must be heard at Paris climate change conference, UN agency says
Indigenous peoples own, occupy or manage up to 65 per cent of the Earth’s land surface, yet they have largely been excluded from national plans prepared for next month’s United Nations climate change conference in Paris, according to the UN Development Programme (UNDP), which is working to address the issue.
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 12:38:30 EST
New UN report cites huge positive policy potential to cut greenhouse gas emissions
A new report packed with best practice climate policies from across the world was released today by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), revealing a wealth of existing opportunities to immediately scale up reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while powering up ambition to keep the global average temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius.
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:56:49 EST
Special UN event stresses key role of water management in tackling challenges of climate change
The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hosted a meeting on the links between water management and disaster risk reduction today, stressing that floods, droughts and cyclones have caused more than $1 trillion in damages and affected over 4 billion people since 1990.
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:00:23 EST
Biodegradable plastics are not the answer to reducing marine litter, says UN
Widespread adoption of products labelled “biodegradable” will not significantly decrease the volume of plastic entering the ocean or the physical and chemical risks that plastics pose to marine environment, accord to a United Nations report released today.
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 16:59:58 EST
UN-backed conference adopts measures to tackle threats to migratory waterbirds
With many of the world&#39s migratory waterbirds under heightened threat due to human activities and climate change, a United Nations Environment Programme-supported conference has adopted action plans to tackle various dangers those vulnerable species face and provide guidance on their sustainable use.
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 15:51:49 EST