UNFCCC
yesterday at 16:42. Facebook
Cada año, más de 1.000 millones de turistas viajan por todo el mundo, generando empleos y recursos y
haciendo del turismo un sector central para las economías de los países desarrollados y en desarrollo. El turismo es a la vez causante y víctima del cambio climático, ya que, por un lado, genera grandes emisiones y, por el otro, está muy expuesto a los efectos meteorológicos adversos. Hacer un...
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UNFCCC
yesterday at 12:59. Facebook
In 2015, close to 200 countries — backed by cities, regions, businesses and citizens — agreed to work together towards a low carbon, safer and sustainable future via the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Over the next two years, real action is needed to implement national plans and pledges with a sense of urgency so that every person can be confident that a sustainable future with the minimum...
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UNFCCC
01/20/2017 at 15:17. Facebook
Save the date! Webinar on climate change impacts on coastal systems taking place on Thursday 26 January, 11:00 to 12:30 CET organized by the Consultative Group of Experts (CGE). Speakers are: Dr. Marcel Stive from Delft University of Technology, and Mr. Damiano Borgogno, CGE member and coordinator of the UNDP/UNEP Global Support Program.

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UNFCCC
01/20/2017 at 13:40. Facebook
Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for a new generation of partnerships with the business community to limit the impact of climate change and to reduce poverty.
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UNFCCC
01/20/2017 at 13:38. Facebook
Check out the powerful Film4Climate video "Your Choice" on the need for carbon pricing.
See more on carbon markets at the ongoing World Economic Forum meetings in Davos, Switzerland>> [ Bit.ly Link ]
UNFCCC
01/20/2017 at 13:10. Facebook
Scotland is seeking to dramatically cut its reliance on fossil fuels for cars, energy and homes after setting a radical target to cut total climate emissions by 66% within 15 years.
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UNFCCC
01/20/2017 at 09:58. Facebook
A new report offers a strategic guide for cities in developing countries to access green bond market flows, a potential source of finance for cities looking to secure investment in low-carbon, climate-resilient infrastructure to meet the water, energy, housing and transportation needs of their expanding urban populations. Read more>>[ Bit.ly Link ]
UNFCCC
01/19/2017 at 14:16. Facebook
Pokémons are at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos joining the fight to achieve a more sustainable world through UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Each PokéStop around the event's location, where players of Pokémon Go can collect items and catch more Pokémon, represents one of the Global Goals. Read more>> [ On.mash.to Link ]
UNFCCC
01/19/2017 at 13:48. Facebook
Green bond issuance worldwide could cross $200 billion in 2017, doubling the 2016 record, as it continues to be driven by the Paris Climate Change Agreement, China's clean energy campaign, as well as new issuers and structures, rating agency Moody's said on Thursday. Read more>> [ Reut.rs Link ]
UNFCCC
01/19/2017 at 13:47. Facebook
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced a landmark new $50 million grant fund for renewable energy projects in Caribbean island countries. The UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund represents one of the largest-ever single investments in the region's clean energy sector. Read more>> [ Bit.ly Link ]
UNFCCC
01/19/2017 at 11:38. Facebook
With 2017 being the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, it is an opportunity to find ways to make tourism more sustainable and reduce emissions. Check out the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)'s cool video on promoting sustainable tourism for development.
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UNFCCC
01/18/2017 at 16:32. Facebook
The World Meteorological Organization has just confirmed: 2016 was the hottest year on record, with a global average temperature of about 1.1°C above temperatures of the pre-industrial era. Sea ice minimum records were also broken in the Arctic and Antarctic. All this underlines the urgent need to rapidly implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Read more>> [ Bit.ly Link ]
UNFCCC
01/18/2017 at 13:34. Facebook
Latin America hosts some of the world’s most dynamic renewable energy markets, with more than a quarter of primary energy coming from renewables, twice the global average. A new International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) report highlights Latin America’s success with renewables, the region’s emerging trends and valuable insights for other countries. Read more>> [ Bit.ly Link ]
UNFCCC
01/18/2017 at 11:32. Facebook
Energy Observer, the world’s first hydrogen ship, is set to make a six-year journey around the world--without a single drop of fossil fuel--to promote renewable energies and raise awareness for the need to transition to clean energy. Read more>> [ Bit.ly Link ]
UNFCCC
01/18/2017 at 11:13. Facebook
An electric car built in Spain is the first zero-emissions vehicle to finish the Dakar rally without burning a drop of fuel or emitting a molecule of CO2. The 4x4 car was made by renewable energy firm Acciona. Read more>> [ Bit.ly Link ]
UNFCCC
01/18/2017 at 10:56. Facebook
The U.S. State Department has announced that it has made an additional $500 million grant to support the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the world’s largest multilateral finance institution dedicated to advancing low-emission, climate-resilient development.
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UNFCCC
01/17/2017 at 14:54. Facebook
Colombian singer Shakira and American actor Forest Whitaker have received the Crystal Award in Davos for their support of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The goals seek to ensure that countries mobilize efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change over the next fifteen years. Read more>> [ Bit.ly Link ]
UNFCCC
01/17/2017 at 09:53. Facebook
China is halting over 100 coal-fired power projects in an effort to produce power from renewable sources such as solar and wind, and wean the country off coal, which accounts for the majority of the nation's power supply.
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UNFCCC
01/16/2017. Facebook
More than 35 CEOs and civil society leaders of the Business & Sustainable Development Commission have revealed that sustainable business models could open economic opportunities worth at least US$12 trillion and up to 380 million jobs a year by 2030.
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UNFCCC
01/16/2017. Facebook
The German Development Institute (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik, DIE) and its partners are making the national climate action plans submitted under the Paris Climate Change Agreement more comparable with the help of an interactive tool on climate action and policy, the so-called "NDC Explorer". Read more >> [ Bit.ly Link ]