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Plastic bricks in Kenya – Nzambi Matee – Young Champion of the Earth 2020

Nzambi Matee is a Kenyan engineer and head of Gjenge Makers Ltd., a social enterprise that produces sustainable low-cost construction materials made of recycled plastic waste. Nzambi was honoured with the United Natio...

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Sir David Attenborough on Climate and Security – Security Council Open VTC

Briefing by Sir David Attenborough, English broadcaster and natural historian, on the Maintenance of international peace and security: Climate and Security, during the Security Council Open VTC.

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Climate and Security – Security Council Debate, 23 February 2021

The high-level open debate on the theme of “Maintenance of international peace and security: Climate and security” will allow to discuss the role of the Security Council, Member States and the UN in addressing future ...

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UN hails US re-entry into Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change has entered into force for the United States, a key architect of the landmark climate deal adopted by world leaders in 2015. At an online event marking this development, UN Secre...

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Apply TODAY for 2021 #GlobalClimate Action Award – Highlights from 2020

Are you taking bold #ClimateAction to combat climate change? Applications for the 2021 UN Global Climate Action Awards are NOW OPEN! Apply online today: http://momentum.unfccc.int Channel: @UN Climate Change From...

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UN Chief on UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) preparations

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, along with the COP26 United Kingdom President, Alok Sharma, briefed the Member States on the road to Glasgow.  The Secretary-General stressed the need to furth...

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Mobilizing Action on Climate Change – Davos 2021, World Economic Forum

Get involved with climate change! The period from 2016 to 2020 will likely be the warmest five years on record, despite the recent impact of COVID 19 on greenhouse gas emissions. This Leadership Panel examines how ma...

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U.S. Special Envoy for Climate, John Kerry at Climate Adaptation Summit

Remarks by U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry at the opening of the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021. Ms Sacha de Boer, a renowned media personality from the Netherlands, will moderate the Opening ...

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Scale Up Funding for Climate Adaptation Programmes – Urges UN chief at Climate Adaptation Summit

Remarks by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the opening of the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021. ------ The UN Secretary-General on Monday called for urgent scaling up of funds for climate change ada...

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Investing in net-zero climate solutions creates value & rewards – UN Special Envoy on Climate Action

In a recent interview, UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance Mark Carney spoke about how private finance is increasingly aligned behind achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. He underlined that people e...

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What is the ‘Paris Agreement’, and how does it work?

This video explains the basics of the Paris Agreement: the international UN treaty of 2015 that aims to tackle climate change head on. It's central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate ch...