Special Coverage of COP24, the UN Climate Change Conference
2 December-14 December 2018

As world leaders and change-makers gather this December in Katowice, Poland, for the 24th Conference of the Parties of the Climate Change Convention, or COP24, UN News will provide you with a front row seat to all the action.

Follow the negotiations on how nations can collectively limit global warming, find out about the latest technologies available to reduce the harmful impact of human activity on the planet, stay connected to those who are making a difference, every day, across the globe.

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420 million more people will suffer if we can’t keep global warming to 1.5°C: UN weather chief

On Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released an exhaustively researched report on the effects of a 1.5° and 2° Celsius increase in global temperatures.  Conor Lennon from UN News has been listening to what the report’s authors had to say.

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Global warming report, an 'ear-splitting wake-up call' warns UN chief

A special report on limiting global warming released on Monday by a UN scientific panel, should be heard around the world as an "ear-splitting wake-up call" said UN chief António Guterres. He said the long-awaited findings show that "climate change is running faster than we are - and we are running out of time."

COLLECTION OF PHOTOS ON CLIMATE CHANGE FROM UN PHOTO

 

PHOTOS From Katowice Climate Change Conference, COP24