Climate Change Press Releases

New Report Identifies Key Innovations to Bridge Sustainable Development Investment Gap

Banks hold the largest pool of global financial assets
21-1-2015 00:00:00

Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs Calls for Realism and Balance in the Post-2015 Agenda at UNEPs Committee of Permanent Representatives

16-1-2015 00:00:00

Montreal Protocol Averts Threat of Large Increases in Skin Cancers

The report notes that without the Montreal Protocol, runaway ozone depletion would have led to large increases in UV radiation around the world, with major consequences for the risk of skin cancer.
16-1-2015 00:00:00

World on Track to New Universal Climate Agreement with Lima Call for Climate Action

Governments Agree Ground Rules on Contributions to Paris 2015 Agreement and Boost Adaptation. Clearer Elements of New Agreement Evolved in Peruvian Capital.
14-12-2014 00:00:00

Caring for Climate Business Forum Targets Increased Business Innovation

Ban Ki-moon to private sector: "I count on you to lead by example."
10-12-2014 00:00:00

UNEP-Coordinated Coalition Aims to Support Climate Change Fight through Measuring Emission Reductions from Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Projects

Global Shift to Energy Efficiency and Renewables Could Save Gigatons of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Each Year.
10-12-2014 00:00:00

Full Economic Potential of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Remains Untapped, Finds New UN Report

Estimated Worth of Climate Benefits from Central African Mangroves up to US$66 billion. And New Satellite Technology Could Help Monitor Mangrove Restoration.
9-12-2014 00:00:00

Montreal Protocol Celebrates Landmark Achievement with Universal Ratification of All Amendments

9-12-2014 00:00:00

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

UNEP's Adaptation Gap Report: New Finance Required to Avoid Significant Adaptation Funding Shortfall After 2020, Failure to Cut Emissions Will Dramatically Increase Costs
5-12-2014 00:00:00

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

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.
5-12-2014 00:00:00

Finance for Climate Action Flowing Globally

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.
4-12-2014 00:00:00

Namibia First Developing Country to Submit Report on Mitigation Measures and Their Effects

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.
4-12-2014 00:00:00

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