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Four key achievements of COP26 – Espinosa

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In a keynote address on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, during the Ministerial Dialogue at the Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE) Energy Week, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa, outlined four key achievements made at the month’s UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow, which represent “significant progress” in global efforts to tackle climate change. COP26 President Alok Sharma gestures ...

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Worrying trends as UN publishes updated NDC Synthesis Report

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UN Climate Change on Monday, October 25, 2021 published an update to the synthesis of climate action plans as communicated in countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The update of key findings of the NDC Synthesis Report confirms the overall trends identified by the full report, which was released on September 17, 2021. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC The Synthesis Report was ...

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Espinosa outlines COP26 priorities to LDC ministers

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The UN’s top climate change official Patricia Espinosa addressed Ministers from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) on Monday, October 11, 2021 as they met to discuss key priorities heading into the crucial UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC In a keynote address, the UN Climate Change Executive Secretary acknowledged the frustration being felt ...

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Climate change: Full NDC Synthesis Report reveals progress, challenges

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UN Climate Change on Friday, September 17, 2021 published a synthesis of climate action plans as communicated in countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC The NDC Synthesis report indicates that while there is a clear trend that greenhouse gas emissions are being reduced over time, nations must urgently redouble their climate efforts if they ...

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COP26: Nations urged to show ‘bold and courageous climate leadership’

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In a message delivered to students at the Harvard Kennedy School on Thursday, August 5, 2021, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa, reiterated her call for “bold and courageous climate leadership” to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Ahead of the crucial UN Climate Change Conference ...

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Only 58% of Parties met NDCs submission cut-off deadline, says Espinosa

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Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), speaking on the submission of National Climate Plans or Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) by July 31, 2021, says the submission cut-off date allows the UN body to review, quantify and summarise the content of the documents Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC Against the backdrop ...

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Patricia Espinosa urges G20 to provide leadership in path to 1.5°C

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Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, has called on countries to provide the necessary leadership to achieve the central goal of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC Ms. Espinosa, who made the submission while speaking to the Environment and Energy Ministers of G20 nations in Naples, Italy, on ...

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Patricia Espinosa: 2021 crucial for future of humanity

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Nearly three decades ago, during the Earth Summit held in 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, the international community acknowledged the need to address the growing challenges posed by the state of the environment. Several resolutions and agreements emerged from that historic conference, among them the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The ultimate goal of this multilateral initiative has been to prevent unchecked, ...

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Why world needs swift transition to sustainable energy – Espinosa

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Whilst setting out key deliverables for the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, at the end of this year, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa has underlined the critical importance of a swift transition to sustainable energy to tackle the global climate crisis. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), approximately two-thirds ...

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Espinosa urges ministers to unlock Paris Agreement’s full potential

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Against the backdrop of the Coronavirus pandemic, the 4th session of the Ministerial on Climate Action (MoCA) took place on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 with a focus on aligning global recovery measures with the Paris Agreement, and improving resilience against future crises. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC The virtual meeting was jointly chaired by the European Commission’s Executive Vice-President, Frans Timmermans; ...

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