Capacity-building for climate change action, a critically important aspect in the global response to the challenge, is set to be significantly strengthened at the December United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland.
El célebre naturalista Sir David Attenborough es uno de los principales defensores de una iniciativa que quiere hacer oír la voz de millones de ciudadanos del mundo en la conferencia de la ONU sobre cambio climático que se celebrará en Polonia a finales de este año (COP24, del 2 al 14 de diciembre).
W-Foundation, a global relief and conservation organization, is working with the UN’s Climate Neutral Now initiative to promote sustainability and climate action through a gamified mobile social network application that encourages the public to take action and share the results of greenhouse gas emissions reductions.
If electricity markets continue to depend on coal-fired power plants – which today account for a third of CO2 emissions – or gas-fired power plants, countries will not be able to meet the long-term climate objectives of the Paris Agreement, the International Energy Agency (IEA) was warned.
Agri-food actors across the supply chain urgently need to put protective measures in place, whilst making use of trade opportunities and innovative adaptation technologies. That was the key conclusion of a recent Adaptation Committee workshop in Geneva co-hosted by UN Climate Change and the International Trade Centre (ITC).