UN Climate Change has launched a new campaign to encourage all types of climate action, no matter how big or small, on the part of citizens around the world.
This op-ed by UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa and Mami Mizutori, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction and head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), was first posted on October 11, 2018 by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Voting is open for the 2018 Global Youth Video Competition, in search of the best of the best from the 40 short-listed videos on the themes ‘Green and climate friendly jobs’ and ‘Responsible production and consumption’.
he incoming Polish Presidency of the COP24 organized an informal meeting on the level of lead negotiators. The meeting took place in New York on the 27th of September to assist in preparations for the upcoming 24th conference of the Parties to UNFCCC.
Against the backdrop of accelerating extreme weather events around the world, a new report by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has revealed a sharp increase in economic losses caused by climate-related disasters during the past 20 years.