Climate Change Press Releases

Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles


- Global Environment Outlook findings for the pan-European region form basis for common action

- Up to 44,000 Poles die prematurely due to poor air quality, according to European Environment Agency - Better use of available resources could earn the region 1.8 trillion Euro and create up to 3 million jobs in EU alone

15/09/2016 00:00:00

Singapore latest country to join UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative


06/09/2016 00:00:00

G20 Leaders Welcome "Green Finance" in Summit Communiqué


05/09/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Head Welcomes China, US Announcement on Paris Agreement Ratification


03/09/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment's Richard Munang Becomes Africa Environmental Hero


02/09/2016 00:00:00

On eve of G20 Summit, China puts green finance centre stage

- State Council approves proposals to propel greening of China's financial sector
- US$600 billion per annum is needed in China to finance green projects

02/09/2016 00:00:00

Incoming President of UN General Assembly puts financing for sustainable development center stage

- US$5-7 trillion a year needed to implement the Sustainable Development Goals
25/08/2016 00:00:00

Walking into an ecological wilderness

By Balakrishna Pisupati and Mathis Wackernagel
08/08/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Head Lauds First Solar-Powered Circumnavigation of Globe by Airplane

"While they have achieved another milestone in flight, their circumnavigation is even more momentous for what it demonstrates about clean technology."
26/07/2016 00:00:00

"Green Finance" incorporated into G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting Communiqué


26/07/2016 00:00:00

Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol

  • Governments set the stage for a possible agreement to reduce potent greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol.
  • An amendment on reducing HFCs would be a significant step towards meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

25/07/2016 00:00:00

Reducing Hydrofluorocarbons via the Montreal Protocol is the most significant climate action the world can take this year

  • An HFC phase-down can avoid up to 0.5⁰ Celsius of global warming by 2100.
  • HFCs are the fastest-growing greenhouse gases. Many are 100s to 1000s of times more powerful than carbon dioxide (CO2) at warming the atmosphere.
  • The Climate and Clean Air Coalition believes urgent actions, like an HFC phase-down, are necessary to limit climate change.

22/07/2016 00:00:00


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