Paris Agreement on climate change

UN and partners express regret over US departure from Paris climate accord

The UN climate change secretariat, UNFCCC, has underlined its commitment to work with stakeholders in the United States and beyond, to accelerate climate action, in line with an historic treaty on limiting global warming and curbing greenhouse gas emissions. 

Make COVID recovery ‘a true turning point’ for people and planet, Guterres urges, calling for concerted action by G20

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on governments to incorporate “meaningful” climate action in all aspects of recovery from the global pandemic. 

‘No hope’ of reaching climate, development goals, without youth optimism and know-how

Without harnessing the energy, tech savvy and optimism of young people, the world has no hope of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or the Paris Agreement on climate change, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday.

From farm to fork: How food systems can power climate action

Taking specific steps to transform national food supply systems can help countries achieve climate goals and limit global warming to 1.5 degree Celsius, a new joint UN report on climate action has found. 

News in Brief 12 December 2017 (PM)

Align financial investments with climate objectives: UN Secretary-General

Finance will be the “decisive factor” between winning or losing the battle against climate change.

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News in Brief 26 July 2017 (PM)

UN Envoy calls for dialogue between Burundi government and opposition

It is imperative that the Government of Burundi agree to an inclusive dialogue with the opposition.

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UN and Africa: focus on DR Congo, climate pollutants and Somalia

UN to conduct inquiry into deaths of DRC experts

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“Business as usual not an option” for farmers

“Business as usual is not an option” for farmers across the world, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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“Now inevitable” climate change agreement will come into force

“What once seemed impossible” in terms of bringing a global climate change agreement into force, “is now inevitable” according to the UN Secretary General.

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World must “wake up from the fog of success” over climate change

The world needs to “wake up from the fog of success” over the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to the President of the World Bank.

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