Adaptation
Building resilience
to climate change
 
Mitigation
Moving towards
low carbon societies
 
REDD+
Reducing Emissions
from Deforestation
and forest Degradation
Finance
New finance models
for the green economy
 
 
 

United Nations Climate Change Conference, Cancun, Mexico, 29 Nov to 10 Dec 2010

Press Releases

UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun delivers balanced package of decisions, restores faith in multilateral process
UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun delivers balanced package of decisions, restores faith in multilateral process 11/12/2010

The UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, ended on Saturday with the adoption of a balanced package of decisions that set all governments more firmly on the path towards ...

Two European Countries Announce More Fast-Track Climate Funding in Cancun
Two European Countries Announce More Fast-Track Climate Funding in Cancun 10/12/2010

Fast-track climate funding for vulnerable mountain communities and low carbon development strategies was announced today by the governments of Denmark and Germany and the UN Envir ...

Emissions Gap Report handover to Government of Mexico
Emissions Gap Report handover to Government of Mexico 08/12/2010

A landmark assessment, spotlighting the emissions gaps between what nations pledged on climate change 12 months ago and what is actually needed to avoid a 2 degree temperature ris ...

Joseph Alcamo, Chief Scientist, UNEP, and Prof. Hironori Hamanaka at the signing of the IGES agreement
IGES and UNEP agree to promote collaborative research on adaptation to climate change and other priority environmental issues in Asia and the Pacific

On 7 December 2010, at the Sixteenth Conference of the Parties (COP16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change... 

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Side Events

Cities and Climate Change side event
Cities and Climate Change: Enhancing mitigation and adaptation action

Cities both contribute to climate change and are affected by its impacts. Recognizing the urgency to accelerate implementation at the local level, the event highlighted the variety of approaches and tools the United Nations system is using to support cities to act on mitigation and adaptation.

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Photos

UNEP Booth in CancunPhotos from Cancun

Climate Change Conference kicks off with calls for commitment and compromise.

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Portraits of ResiliencePortraits of Resilience

Portraits of Resilience trains children in the Arctic and small islands developing states in the use of photography and other digital media.

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Posters