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Applications open for 10th anniversary edition of Global Climate Action Awards

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Starting Monday, February 8, 2021, organisations, businesses, universities, governments and others taking bold leadership on climate change can nominate their work for a special 10th anniversary edition of the UN Global Climate Action Awards. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC The annual award programme, run by United Nations Climate Change since 2011, recognises the world’s most innovative, scalable and ...

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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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Zambia, Korea, Colombia submit revised climate plans

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Zambia, Republic of Korea and Colombia submitted their revised Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC They become the latest Parties to do so in a year-end eventful week that has so far seen Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, ...

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Paris Agreement at 5: Accord is a covenant of hope – Espinosa

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Statement on occasion of the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement on Saturday, December 12, 2020, by UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC Five years ago, nations of the world came together to adopt the Paris Agreement, an agreement forged by a spirit of multilateral trust and leadership. It is dedicated to the notion ...

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27 countries present climate action progress at Climate Dialogues

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Through a series of online events held during the UNFCCC Climate Dialogues, 27 countries shared the latest updates on their climate actions. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC These events are organised as part of the multilateral processes set up in 2010 under the Convention to enhance transparency in addressing climate change. The transparency processes enable countries to exchange views ...

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Report finds more countries formulating National Adaptation Plans

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An increasing number of countries are prioritising the formulation and implementation of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) to boost their efforts to adapt to the effects of climate change by, for example, building flood defences, setting up early warning systems for cyclones, or switching to drought-resistant crops. A flood ravaged community This is based on information captured in the recently published report ...

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Arsenal joins with UN to tackle climate change

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Arsenal Football Club in the UK says it is delighted to reinforce its commitment to tackling climate change by becoming the first Premier League club to sign up to the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework. Emirates Stadium in London, Arsenal FC’s home The UN initiative aims to bring together the global sports community with a commitment to align with ...

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UK names first sponsors for COP26

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The UK government on Monday, November 16, 2020 announced the first principal partners for the UN climate conference, COP26, scheduled from Nov. 1 to Nov. 12, 2021 in Glasgow. Alok Sharma, UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and COP26 President “The UK has today revealed its first sponsors for COP26 as it drives climate action in ...

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UN, nations, group react as U.S. leaves Paris Climate Agreement

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The day after polls closed in the U.S. presidential elections on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, the United States has legally left the Paris Climate Agreement. President Donald Trump of the U.S. Indeed, whilst ballots are still being counted, climate change has been an issue of importance for people in the U.S., with a considerable number of registered voters indicating that climate ...

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UN unveils winners of 2020 Global Climate Action Awards

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The recipients of the 2020 United Nations Global Climate Action Awards were announced on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, shining a light on some of the best examples of what people across the globe are doing to combat climate change in a year that has cast darkness upon so many. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC These include 13 award-winning ...

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