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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Sustainability Leaders Build On Climate Momentum

Stories that shine a light on how healthy ecosystems have the power to transform the planet and its people – the overarching theme at this year’s United Nations Environment AssemblySustainability Leaders Build On Climate Momentum Tue, May 10, 2016 United Nations Environment Assembly President Delivers Keynote Address at Climate Action 2016 Summit 6 May 2016, Washington, D.C. – The Climate Action 2016 Summit convened more than 600 global leaders from the government, business, philanthropy, multilateral institutions and civil society from 5-6 May in Washington, DC. The Summit showcased cross-cutting and…

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Pact holds out promise of climate-friendly future

The signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change by world leaders in the UN headquarters in New York on Friday will be a milestone in global joint efforts to combat the common threat faced by mankind. The agreement, which was reached in the French capital in December 2015, sets the target of holding the global average temperature rise below 2 C as compared with the pre-industrial level. It promises a climate-friendly future may yet be achieved. We have only one Earth and the threats we face from….. read more

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