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Speech by UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Li Bingbing at Climate Summit

Speech by UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Li Bingbing at Climate Summit

Carbon emissions are at unprecedented levels.

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Coalition of 96 Partners Steps Up Ambition for Climate Action

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, ...

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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

Declaration Would End Billions of Tons of Climate Pollution per Year, Backed With More Than $1 Billion Down Payment, ...

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New Global Alliance for Energy-Efficient Appliances and Equipment Launched

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 ...

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More Nations Commit to Fight Climate Change by Restoring Forests

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

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Bank of America Announces $10 Billion Catalytic Finance Initiative to Accelerate Clean Energy Investments that Reduce Carbon Emissions

Bank of America Announces $10 Billion Catalytic Finance Initiative to Accelerate Clean Energy Investments that Reduce Carbon Emissions

CEO Brian Moynihan Speaks At United Nations Climate Summit

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

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

Commitment to decarbonize $100 billion of investment

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

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 ...

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Energy Efficiency Is a Game Changer for Climate Protection

Energy Efficiency Is a Game Changer for Climate Protection

We used to call it "being thrifty" - maximizing the benefits while reducing costs.

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

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.

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EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Financing a Low-Carbon Future

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Financing a Low-Carbon Future

Money makes the world go round, as the old adage goes. Unfortunately, the current investment climate is spinning the globe in the wrong, carbon-intensive, direction.

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No 'Plan B' for Climate Action, SG Says

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.

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

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

Days before UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convenes the Climate Summit at the United Nations to spur climate action and facilitate a global climate agreement in 2015, more than...

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Ozone Layer on Track to Recovery: Success Story Should Encourage Action on Climate

Ozone Layer on Track to Recovery: Success Story Should Encourage Action on Climate

The Earth's protective ozone layer is well on track to recovery in the next few decades thanks to concerted international action against ozone depleting substances, according to a new assessment by 300 scientists.

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New Report Aims to Drive Action by World Leaders, Business Executives and Investors Ahead of Major Summit on Climate Change

New Report Aims to Drive Action by World Leaders, Business Executives and Investors Ahead of Major Summit on Climate Change

A major new report released by a commission of global leaders finds that governments and businesses can now improve economic growth and reduce their carbon emissions together.

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Investment in Climate Change Adaptation can Help Promote the Livelihoods of 65% of Africans, finds new report

Investment in Climate Change Adaptation can Help Promote the Livelihoods of 65% of Africans, finds new report

The report provides a snapshot of current and predicted future impacts of climate change on livelihoods, agriculture, and human and ecosystem health in Africa.

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Building REDD+ Expertise to Address Climate Change Challenges

Building REDD+ Expertise to Address Climate Change Challenges

While significant efforts are underway to better understand the role that forests play in climate change, the field of study remains relatively new.

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En.lighten Initiative Helps Switch on Efficient Lighting

En.lighten Initiative Helps Switch on Efficient Lighting

Sometimes the task of combating the emissions that cause climate change seems complex and overwhelming, yet simple measures by individuals, businesses and governments can make a massive difference.

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Exhibit

We have the power: efficient, renewable, affordable

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY IS ESSENTIAL TO MAKE THE 2°C LIMIT A GLOBAL REALITY

As Governments, Heads of State, business, finance and civil society leaders gather in New York for the Climate Summit, and building upon the conclusions of the fifth report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC),this exhibition wants to inform and educate on the key role of sustainable energy to keep temperature below 2°C—the warming threshold beyond which climate scientists tell us that damage to the Earth’s climate system becomes severe and permanent.

Through the collaboration with Magnum Photos, We Have The Power harnessed the talents of some of the best photographers in the world to capture the work being done by UNEP, UNFCCC, UN Habitat, Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (C2E2), CCAC and its partners to support the three objectives of the Sustainable Energy for All initiative: ensuring universal access to modern energy services; doubling the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency; doubling the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix.

More: http://www.wehavethepower2030.org/