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Businesses devise ways to adapt strategies to climate goal

Stephanie Pfeifer

A week after more than 170 countries signed the Paris Agreement and investors voted on a shareholder climate risk resolution at the AGM of US utility AES Corporation, a global network of more than 270 institutional investors (representing assets worth over €20 trillion) has published a guide setting out the threats facing the utilities sector and investor expectations for how ...

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Gambia, Seychelles sign Paris Agreement, signatories now 177

Gambia

Two more countries have signed the Paris Climate Change Agreement, bringing the total number of signatories to 177 Parties (176 countries and the European Union) since the agreement was opened for signature at a high-level ceremony in New York on 22 April 2016. The two new signatories are Seychelles, who signed on 25 April 2016, and The Gambia who signed on 26 ...

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List of 175 signatories to Paris Agreement

John Kerry

During the 2016 Opening for Signature of the Paris Agreement, held at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 22 April, 175 Parties (174 countries and the European Union) signed the Agreement, and 15 States deposited instruments of ratification. Of the 175 Parties which participated in the Ceremony, 31 participated at the level of Head of State, two participated at ...

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Solar aircraft makes historic Pacific Ocean crossing

Solar Impulse

“Solar Impulse is breaking through self-imposed barriers of possibility. We did not think before that it would be possible to traverse long distances with zero emissions in any flying vehicle. The fact that the two pilots have proven that this is possible, the fact that they are up in the air again and finishing the around the world flight they ...

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Images: Nigeria delegation graces UN Paris Agreement signing

NY1

Though Nigeria is yet to neither sign nor ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change, the nation was ably represented at the landmark event that saw some 175 countries signing the Paris Agreement at a ceremony at the UN Headquarters on Friday 22 April that observers say far exceeds the historical record for first-day signatures to an international agreement. Environment ...

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Need for urgent action to deliver on climate treaty stressed

Loren Legarda

The 43-member Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) on Friday joined other Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to take forward commitments to fully implement the Paris Agreement. In a press conference held in conjunction with the Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony, the leadership of the Climate Vulnerable Forum emphasised the significance of urgently translating pledges into solid ...

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175 nations sign Paris Agreement, 15 ratify treaty

closing

In an extraordinary show of support for the Paris climate agreement adopted last December, 175 countries signed the Paris Agreement at a ceremony at UN Headquarters on Friday 22 April that far exceeded the historical record for first-day signatures to an international agreement. The ceremony, held the first day the Paris Agreement was open for signature, marked the initial step ...

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Paris Agreement: Our fate is in our hands – Naoko Ishii

Naoko Ishii, CEO of GEF

On Earth Day April 22, 2016, with a record number of countries signing the Paris climate agreement in New York, Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility looks ahead at the G7 meetings next month and outlines why safeguarding the global commons is the wisest investment we can make. For the first time in seven years, environment ...

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Reactions trail signing of ‘historic’ Paris Agreement

Barbara Hendricks

Representatives from more than 150 countries, including nearly 60 Heads of State, on Friday 22 April gathered at the UN Headquarters in New York to sign the historic Paris Agreement as governments take their first collective step from ambition to action after forging the new, global climate treaty in December. The event, hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on Earth ...

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1.5-degree still defines ambition for Paris Agreement implementation

Emmanuel M. De Guzman

Climate Vulnerable Forum leaders on Thursday urged a ministerial gathering of the “High Ambition Coalition” in New York to take the concrete steps needed to accelerate global climate action, on the eve of the signature ceremony for the Paris Agreement on climate change at UN Headquarters where over 165 countries are expected to participate. Speaking at the gathering, Secretary Emmanuel ...

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