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World on Track to New Universal Climate Agreement with Lima Call for Climate Action
World on Track to New Universal Climate Agreement with Lima Call for Climate Action 14/12/2014

Governments Agree Ground Rules on Contributions to Paris 2015 Agreement and Boost Adaptation. Clearer Elements of New Agreement Evolved in Peruvian Capital.

Full Economic Potential of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Remains Untapped, Finds New UN Report
Full Economic Potential of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Remains Untapped, Finds New UN Report 09/12/2014

Estimated Worth of Climate Benefits from Central African Mangroves up to US$66 billion. And New Satellite Technology Could Help Monitor Mangrove Restoration.

Even With Emissions Cuts, Climate Change Adaptation Costs Likely to Hit 2-3 Times Current Estimates of $70-100 Billion per Year
Even With Emissions Cuts, Climate Change Adaptation Costs Likely to Hit 2-3 Times Current Estimates of $70-100 Billion per Year 05/12/2014

UNEP's Adaptation Gap Report: New Finance Required to Avoid Significant Adaptation Funding Shortfall After 2020, Failure to Cut Emissions Will Dramatically Increase Costs

Media Advisory: Leaders Gather in Bid to Transform Land-Use Sector into Pillar of Climate Change Response
Media Advisory: Leaders Gather in Bid to Transform Land-Use Sector into Pillar of Climate Change Response 05/12/2014

Up to 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions stem from land-use sectors. At the same time, climate change is already negatively affecting forestry, agriculture and rural communities.

Finance for Climate Action Flowing Globally
Finance for Climate Action Flowing Globally 04/12/2014

Dedicated multilateral climate funds - including UNFCCC funds - represented small shares during the same period, but are set to rise with the recent pledges to the Green Climate Fund amounting to nearly $10 billion.

Namibia First Developing Country to Submit Report on Mitigation Measures and Their Effects
Namibia First Developing Country to Submit Report on Mitigation Measures and Their Effects 04/12/2014

Namibia is the first developing country to submit a 'biennial update report' (BUR).This is clear testimony to the fact that developing countries are acting to mitigate climate change and are transparently contributing to fully implementing the climate change convention.

The Plaza San Martin hosts the exhibition: "THE FUTURE IS PRICELESS: WE HAVE THE POWER" bringing together seven masters of photojournalism
The Plaza San Martin hosts the exhibition: "THE FUTURE IS PRICELESS: WE HAVE THE POWER" bringing together seven masters of photojournalism 04/12/2014

Seven of the best photographers in the world, Jonas Bendiksen, Michael Christopher Brown, Bieke Depoorter, Stuart Franklin, Dominic Nahr, Moises Saman and Jerome Sessini are showcasing their work in Lima.

Lima COP Kicks off with Inspiring Calls to Action
Lima COP Kicks off with Inspiring Calls to Action 02/12/2014

UN's top climate change official Christiana Figueres said that the world now needed lines of action on climate change that are "as indelible over time as the Nazca lines. "

Lima COP to Lay Foundation for Paris 2015 Agreement
Lima COP to Lay Foundation for Paris 2015 Agreement 01/12/2014

The Lima conference needs to provide final clarity on what the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) need to contain, including for developing countries who are likely to have a range of options from, for example, sector-wide emission curbs to energy intensity goals.

Now Japan Pledges $1.5 Billion to Green Climate Fund
Now Japan Pledges $1.5 Billion to Green Climate Fund 16/11/2014

News Comes as G20 Issue Strong Statement in Support of UN Climate Negotiations

Record Number of Species Proposed for International Protection under UN Treaty on Migratory Species
Record Number of Species Proposed for International Protection under UN Treaty on Migratory Species 04/11/2014

Polar Bears, Sharks and the African Lion among Species Considered Under Serious Threat

IPCC Launches Full Working Group II Report
IPCC Launches Full Working Group II Report 16/10/2014

The report characterizes what is known and what is not known about impacts of climate changes that have already occurred and risks of future impacts.

Oil and Gas Companies Join Partnership to Capture Methane
Oil and Gas Companies Join Partnership to Capture Methane 30/09/2014

The voluntary, industry-driven initiative will enable the Oil & Gas industry to work collaboratively to address climate concerns.

More Nations Commit to Fight Climate Change by Restoring Forests
More Nations Commit to Fight Climate Change by Restoring Forests 23/09/2014

At the UN Climate Summit in New York global leaders more than double restoration targets and commitments

New Global Alliance for Energy-Efficient Appliances and Equipment Launched
New Global Alliance for Energy-Efficient Appliances and Equipment Launched 23/09/2014

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

Governments, Business, Civil Society and Indigenous Leaders Pledge to End Loss of Forests
Governments, Business, Civil Society and Indigenous Leaders Pledge to End Loss of Forests 23/09/2014

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

Coalition of 96 Partners Steps Up Ambition for Climate Action
Coalition of 96 Partners Steps Up Ambition for Climate Action 23/09/2014

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