François Hollande and Christiana Figueres to join subnational and local
leaders in Lyon on 1 & 2 July for main gathering of non-state actors before
Africa has perhaps the most to lose from climate change and the most to gain from an effective climate change agreement.
Climate adaptation costs for Africa could soar to reach US $50 billion annually by mid-century.
Nations concluded the Geneva Climate Change Talks by successfully preparing the formal negotiating text for the 2015 agreement.
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.
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.
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.
The People's Climate March is campaigning, amongst other issues for curbs on harmful carbon emissions which contribute to global warming.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner Discuss Cooperation Ahead of Landmark Global Environment Assembly, Next Month
A high-level two-day meeting will help leaders from across governments, business and civil society prepare to take action at the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit in September.
Renewables account for 44% of 2013's newly-installed generating capacity despite global investment dropping for second year
Delayed action means a higher likelihood of near-term climate impacts, as well as the continued use of carbon-intensive and energy-intensive infrastructure, according to the Emissions Gap report laun
Facility Focuses on Technology Transfer to Developing Nations in Order to Reduce Emissions and Improve Resilience to Impacts of Climate Change