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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‘Going green’ is good business says private sector at UN’s COP24 climate conference

Businesses across the world should no longer be viewed solely as greenhouse gas emissions culprits, but more as indispensable partners for climate action, who stand to increase profits from “going green”. That was the key message as the United Nations COP24 climate change conference went into its second week in Katowice, Poland.

COP24: Cleaning up industries which pollute, biggest financial opportunity of our time, says Bertrand Piccard

Phasing out pollution and changing inefficient industries which damage the environment for greener systems and solutions, represents the biggest financial opportunity “of the century”. That’s according to innovator Bertrand Piccard, who spoke with Yasmina Guerda at the key  COP24 climate change conference, in Katowice, Poland.

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PHOTOS From Katowice Climate Change Conference, COP24