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Arsenal joins with UN to tackle climate change

Emirates Stadium

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

Alok Sharma

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

Donald Trump

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

patricia espinosa

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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Finland emerges 19th Party to submit long-term low-emission strategy document

patricia espinosa

Finland is the latest Party to submit its long-term low-emission development strategy (LT-LEDS) document to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) when it did so on Monday, October 5, 2020. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC Finland, which emits about 0.13% of global greenhouse gas (GHG), has set its national carbon neutrality target for 2035. The ...

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Nigeria at 60: Buhari ratifies Kyoto Protocol’s Doha Amendment

Muhammadu Buhari

As Nigeria celebrates its 60th Independence Day, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, October 2, 2020 signed the Instrument of Ratification of the Doha Amendment of the Kyota Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Announcing the development, Minister of Environment, Dr Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar, stated that the ratification of the Doha Amendment by Mr President has made ...

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UN highlights cool solutions for buildings

AC buildings

The building sector is the sector with the most potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The uptake of sustainable buildings with climate-smart cooling solutions can therefore play a major role in helping countries transition to low-emissions societies, which is crucial to tackle climate change. Cooling buildings with air conditioning units To drive this forward, the United Nations Framework Convention on ...

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Japan’s new online platform tagged a key resource for green recovery measures, NDCs

A new online platform on sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19 has been launched by the Government of Japan with support from UN Climate Change. Japan’s Environment Minister, Shinjiro Koizumi The new platform, called “Platform for Redesign 2020”, is a hub that collates countries’ climate and other environmental policies and actions that are planned and implemented in the context of ...

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Least Developed Countries demand scaled-up climate action amid pandemic-induced disruption

Sonam P. Wangdi

The Conference of Parties (COP) Bureau of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has decided that there could be an additional third session in 2021 if needed to catch up on work, so that by November 2021 it is back on track for COP26 in Glasgow. Sonam P. Wangdi, Chair of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) Group ...

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UN urges nations to submit climate plans ahead of COP26

patricia espinosa

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has called on countries to submit updated Paris Agreement plans ahead of the 26th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) scheduled to hold in 2021. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC Late last week, UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa, sent out a letter to all 197 parties in ...

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