Press Releases

Ban seeks 'vision, concrete action' from world leaders at UN climate summit

The Climate Summit is expected to draw more than 120 Heads of State and Government to announce their vision and commitment for reaching a universal and meaningful climate agreement in 2015.
23-9-2014 00:00:00

Coalition of 96 Partners Steps Up Ambition for Climate Action

CCAC approves five major action plans to present at the UN Secretary-General's Summit, funds a new urban health initiative, and extends its mandate by five years, to 2022
23-9-2014 00:00:00

United Nations and Leading Investors Launch Coalition to Decarbonize Institutional Investment Worldwide at UN Summit

Commitment to decarbonize $100 billion of investment
23-9-2014 00:00:00

More Nations Commit to Fight Climate Change by Restoring Forests

At the UN Climate Summit in New York global leaders more than double restoration targets and commitments
23-9-2014 00:00:00

Governments, Business, Civil Society and Indigenous Leaders Pledge to End Loss of Forests

Declaration Would End Billions of Tons of Climate Pollution per Year, Backed With More Than $1 Billion Down Payment, Restore 350 Million Hectares of Forest
23-9-2014 00:00:00

New Global Alliance for Energy-Efficient Appliances and Equipment Launched

Latin American and Caribbean Countries Could Save Over 10 per cent in Electricity Consumption Worldwide Transition to Energy-Efficient Products Would Save US$350 Billion Annually
23-9-2014 00:00:00

No 'Plan B' for Climate Action, SG Says

The People's Climate March is campaigning, amongst other issues for curbs on harmful carbon emissions which contribute to global warming.
22-9-2014 00:00:00

Ahead of Summit, UN Headquarters Complex Becomes Canvas Inspiring Action on Climate Change

The inspiring display included a 3 minute solutions segment with the photographic works of UNEP Good-Will Ambassador Yann Arthus-Bertrand, telling the story of climate change.
22-9-2014 00:00:00

DiCaprio New UN Messenger of Peace

At the Summit, more than 120 Heads of State and Government are expected to announce their visions and commitments for reaching a meaningful climate agreement in 2015.
22-9-2014 00:00:00

Panama Breaking New Ground on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

UNEP Deputy Executive Director Visits Panama as the Country Considers a New Environmental Approach
19-9-2014 00:00:00

World's Leading Institutional Investors Managing $24 Trillion Call for Carbon Pricing, Ambitious Global Climate Deal

Blackrock, CalPERS, PensionDanmark, Deutsche AWM, South African GEPF, Australian CFSGAM, Cathay Financial Holdings among 340 investors urging heads of state to take strong action on climate change
18-9-2014 00:00:00

UNEP Launches School Food Waste Competition

Think.Eat.Save Student Challenge
17-9-2014 00:00:00


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