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Qatar is 150th Party to Paris Agreement

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

The State of Qatar on Friday, June 23, 2017 deposited its instrument of ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The peninsular Arab nation has thus become the 150th country to endorse the global treaty, after Moldova, which ratified the climate accord on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Qatar’s ratification of ...

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Weather presenters launch ‘Climate Without Borders’

Weather presenters

An international group of weather presenters on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 formally launched an organisation called “Climate Without Borders” in Brussels, Belgium. The new body is designed to connect, equip and empower other weather presenters around the world to accurately report and inform audiences about climate science and climate action. The new group is supported by the UN Framework Convention ...

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Espinosa, others to grace Africa Carbon Forum

Africa Carbon Forum

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has announced that its executive secretary, Patricia Espinosa, will grace the 9th Africa Carbon Forum (ACF), which is scheduled to hold from Wednesday, June 28 to Friday, June 30, 2017 in Cotonou, Benin Republic. The UN body, which made the disclosure in a tweet on Sunday, June 25, 2017, is one ...

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Moldova ratifies Paris Agreement, becomes 149th party to accord

Igor-Dodon

The Republic of Moldova on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 deposited its instrument of ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Consequent upon this development, Moldova has emerged the 149th country to endorse the global treaty. According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Moldova’s ratification of the pact will enter into force in a month’s time on Thursday, ...

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A call to be sustainability, climate action heroes

Austrian_World_Summit

Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, said on Tuesday, June 29, 2017 at the Austrian World Summit themed: “From Sustainable Goals to Real Action”, organised by the group R20 Regions of Climate Action, that it is the collective responsibility of society to make every man, woman and child an action hero or champion. The ...

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UN celebrates as climate convention clocks 25

george bush

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 appears to symbolise a special day in the history of global climate action as it marks the day when the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) opened for signing by Governments at the UN in New York. This followed its adoption a few weeks before in 1992 by world leaders at the UN Conference ...

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Withdrawal from Paris Agreement: An overview

Paris Agreement

The announcement by the President of the United States in June 2017 that the US would withdraw from the Paris Climate Change Agreement appears to have sparked a lot of interest in how a Party can withdraw, should they decide to do so. In this piece, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), attempts to clarify the basic process, ...

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UN, GCF, support Ghana, Tonga’s clean energy, drought resilience drive

Jukka Uosukainen

In what looks like the first collaboration of its kind, the Governments of Ghana and Tonga will receive Readiness and Preparatory Support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for green technology assistance delivered by the Climate Technology Centre & Network (CTCN), thus marking a new engagement between the Finance and Technology Mechanisms of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ...

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Why all government ministries should take up climate campaign, by Espinosa

Bologna-G7-UNFCCC

Speaking at the G7 Bologna Environment Ministers’ Meeting on Sunday, June 11, 2017, the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, said that the national climate action plans (“Nationally Determined Contributions”, or “NDCs”) governments have put forward under the Paris Climate Change Agreement are as much sustainable development plans as they are climate action ...

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Figueres emerges Global Ambassador of Under2 Coalition

Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and Convenor of Mission 2020, was on Thursday, June 7, 2017 announced as Global Ambassador of the Under2 Coalition – a leading network of international sub-national governments that are working together to find shared solutions to climate change. The announcement was made in Beijing, China during the ...

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