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COP25 to be the launchpad for more climate ambition

Patricia Espinosa

As the global climate emergency intensifies and greenhouse gas emissions continue to grow, governments will gather in Madrid, Spain from December 2 to 13, 2019 for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) to take the next crucial steps in the UN climate change process. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) The conference holds ...

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COP25: President designate handed ownership of meeting venue

COP25 Venue Handover

The Chilean Environment Minister, Carolina Schmidt, has been officially handed ownership of the IFEMA Conference Centre in Madrid, Spain, where the two-week UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) will commence on Monday, December 2, 2019. She was accompanied by UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa, and Spanish Minister for Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera. Teresa Ribera, Carolina Schmidt and Patricia Espinosa Over 1,500 ...

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Nigeria asked to incorporate health in its emission reduction target

Health & Climate Change

The Federal Government has been called upon to mainstream health and health related issues into the nation’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). NDC means nationally-determined greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction target of a country, based on Article 4 of the Paris Agreement and mitigation efforts to achieve the target.  In 2020, nations are to submit new or updated NDCs, also referred to ...

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