Fact Sheet: U.S.-Nordic Collaboration on Climate Change, the Arctic, and Clean Energy

Last week, the leaders of the United States, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden marked another major milestone in their leadership in the fight against climate change with the release of a U.S.- Nordic Leader Summit Joint Statement. The Statement builds on a history of collaboration and reinforces commitments made on climate change and the Arctic in 2013. In the Joint Statement released last week, leaders recognize that climate change is one of the foremost challenges the world is facing. In particular, the leaders reinforce that no effort should be…

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Ki-Moon: Let’s take climate change to next level

175 countries sign Paris Agreement  United Nations Secretary –General Mr. Ban Ki-Moon has urged member-nations to take steps to actualise their commitments to climate change, saying, “it is time to take climate action to the next level”. Ki-Moon spoke following the signing of the Paris Agreement on climate change, by 175 countries,  last week at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. “We need to accelerate the speed, scope and scale of our response, locally and globally,” Mr. Ki-Moon told participants at the Climate Action Summit 2016 in Washington D.C….

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