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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
First half of 2015 ‘hottest six months on record’ – UN
From January to June 2015, the globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces was the hottest for such period on record, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reported today, citing new highs across the planet in June, with heatwaves across South Asia, Europe and pockets of the United States.
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:25:10 EST
UN-backed action plan to improve study of weather and climate in Polar regions takes shape
An international action plan to improve predictions of weather, climate and ice conditions in Polar regions has been agreed in an effort to minimize the risks and maximize the opportunities associated with rapid changes in the Arctic and Antarctic environments, according to the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 13:47:10 EST
ADDIS: new UN-backed report details ways to boost finance for sustainable energy
A new United Nations-backed report launched today at a conference in Addis Ababa details concrete ways to boost crucial investment in sustainable energy by some $120 billion a year.
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EST
Alarmed by melting glacier in Norway, Ban says world must &#39act now&#39 to curb climate change
At the site of a rapidly shrinking glacier in the Norwegian Arctic, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the need for the international community to &#8220take action now&#8221 to fight climate change.
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EST
Small farmers can be major actors in reducing agriculture&#39s carbon footprint - UN agency
Helping farmers adapt to the impacts of climate change can also significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, finds a new study released today by one of the agricultural agencies of the United Nations system.
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EST
Widespread and early heatwaves impact northern hemisphere, UN weather agency warns
Many parts of Europe have been impacted by a severe and unusually early heatwave since 27 June, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has said, warning of record-breaking temperatures and wildfires in North America and torrential downpours and widespread flooding in southern China.
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:50:12 EST
INTERVIEW: "Climate change is in everybody's backyard" – Robert Redford
Actor and environmental activist Robert Redford paid his first visit to the United Nations Headquarters in New York this week to address the UN General Assembly’s High-Level Meeting on Climate Change, which aimed to energize multilateral cooperation on the issue ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris later this year. In the French capital, countries will discuss an agreement intended to succeed to the landmark Kyoto Protocol on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:15:51 EST
First-ever heatwave warning guidelines issued by UN as global temperatures soar
Two United Nations agencies have unveiled a series of new guidelines aimed at addressing the health risks posed by the increasing number and intensity of climate change-related heatwaves affecting the planet, as warm weather alerts spread across Europe following soaring temperatures that killed hundreds of people in India and Pakistan last month.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EST
Ban welcomes new post-2020 climate targets submitted by China and Republic of Korea
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed today&#39s formal submission of post-2020 climate change targets or Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) by both the China and the Republic of Korea.
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:03:11 EST
&#39Journey towards bold climate action is at a critical moment,&#39 UN General Assembly told
Development cannot be sustainable if it does not address the challenge of climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told Member States today as he opened a High-Level Event on Climate Change convened in New York by the President of the UN General Assembly, Sam Kutesa.
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EST