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With more intense weather events how can we build a resilient world?

The world’s climate crisis means we are seeing more intense storms, rising sea levels, increased drought, and more human suffering. But leading Indian environmentalist Sunita Narain says we don’t have to accept this. ...

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UN climate report issues a code red for humanity

A new scientific report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns we are on a crash course towards catastrophe if global temperatures are allowed to rise. The window to slow or even halt some of ...

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“2021 is a make-or-break year for collective action against the climate emergency” – UN Chief

" (...) Much more needs to be done to address the specific risks the climate crisis poses to peace and security. I see four priority areas. First, we need a greater focus on prevention through strong, ambitious climat...

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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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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...

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UN Chief at the One Planet Summit for Biodiversity

António Guterres (United Nations Secretary-General) at the One Planet Summit for Biodiversity. --- French President Emmanuel Macron, Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres, and President of the Wor...

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COP26 Clean Power Transition Virtual Roundtable

Available in 6 languages on UN Web TV: http://bit.ly/3ntNCqM A virtual roundtable attended by the UN Secretary General, COP President and Foreign Secretary, and representatives from countries that are key to the succ...

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UN Chief Press Briefing – Climate Ambition Summit 2020

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met the press after delivering his remarks at the Climate Ambition Summit 2020. On 12 December, the United Nations, United Kingdom and France are co-hosting the Clima...