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Reflecting on the Climate Vulnerability of Coastlines

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Inspired by the North Sea Flood of 1953—which left the Netherlands devastated and also took many lives in the UK and Belgium – the music theatre work Shorelines explores the beauty and catastrophic power of the sea at a time of increased risk from climate change.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 April 2017 10:29

Regional Collaboration Centre established in Panama City to promote climate action in Latin America

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A Regional Collaboration Centre was opened recently in Panama City by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat in partnership with CAF - Development Bank of Latin America. The centre will strengthen support given to countries in Latin America to help them with the implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and has moved to Panama City from its previous location in Bogota.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 April 2017 13:35

Developments in the United States, By UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa

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The new US administration announced this week that it will be reviewing America’s Clean Power Plan, domestic legislation brought in by the previous administration in 2015 aimed at reducing US power sector emissions and increasing renewable energy production.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 March 2017 19:06

Earth Hour 2017: 'There's never been a more critical moment in the fight'

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Many parts of the world will go dark for an hour Saturday night in more than 170 countries and territories in a show of support for protecting the planet. Millions of people will participate as homes, cities, hotels, universities and businesses turn off their lights at 8:30 p.m. local time for Earth Hour a demonstration of commitment to fight climate change now in its 11th year.
Last Updated on Friday, 31 March 2017 04:21

Patricia Espinosa says Next Two Years Critical for Low-Carbon Pathway

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The next two years must see major progress towards the low carbon, sustainable development model which offers the only realistic path to security and well-being for all people.

The Paris Climate Change Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals, universally agreed under the United Nations, stand as the international community’s momentous commitment to turn humanity back from the cliff edge of extreme climate change and environmental collapse.


Last Updated on Friday, 31 March 2017 07:27
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