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COP26 Closes: A way forward in fighting the climate crisis?

For two weeks, thousands attended the historic United Nations COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. Talks became tense as world leaders deliberated on the decisions that would shape the future survival of our planet in the...


Don’t Give Up the Fight – UN Chief urges Climate Activist Nicki Becker at COP26

Pledging to fight climate change, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks with an Argentinian Fridays for Future climate activist COP26 in Glasgow. The UN Chief and Nicki Becker, who is also a UNICEF Youth Advoca...


Puppet Amal and Activist Brianna urge Climate Justice for Women and Girls

At the United Nations Climate Conference (COP26), a resounding call for gender equality took a creative form when Samoan activist Brianna Fruean brought a larger-than-life-size puppet named Amal to the stage. Amal bro...


Small Islands, Big Impact on Climate Action

For more than thirty years, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have warned the world of the impacts of the climate crisis. Despite producing less than 1.5% of global carbon emissions, they are on the frontlines of ...


The World Needs Action on Climate

The world is watching as more than 120 national leaders gather in Glasgow, United Kingdom, to tackle the climate crisis. We need action, now. Will they deliver? Renown climate activists, top government officials an...


Don’t Choose Extinction – UNDP | United Nations | Jack Black | Climate Action

The world spends an astounding US$423 billion annually to subsidize fossil fuels for consumers – oil, electricity that is generated by the burning of other fossil fuels, gas, and coal. This is four times the amount be...


We are still heading for Climate Catastrophe – UN Chief | United Nations | #COP26 | Climate Action

New and updated commitments made ahead of the pivotal climate conference COP26 in the past months are a positive step forward, but the world remains on track for a dangerous global temperature rise of at least 2.7°C t...


Forests, Food and Farming: Beating the climate crisis – Within Our Grasp

Imagine a world where food production makes us healthier without making the climate crisis worse. Forests have been restored and human habitations are filled with plants and trees. Paloma Costa, a member of the UN Sec...


Climate Action: Financing Adaptation is Issue of Justice & an Economic Imperative | United Nations

As the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Climate Action, Selwin Hart spearheads a global drive to raise climate ambition now. Ahead of the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow, he talks about the critical need ...


Barbados: Sea-level Rise & Coastal Erosion -United Nations Chief sees Climate Impacts ahead of COP26

Secretary-General António Guterres saw first-hand the impacts of climate change in Barbados. Accompanied by Prime Minister Mia Mottley, the Secretary-General visited an area impacted by sea-level rise, costal erosion ...

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