Tag Archives: ClimateAction

Innovation, Investment Key Drivers of Climate-Resilient, Clean-Energy Economies, Speakers Tell General Assembly Event on Sustainable Development Action

Equity, innovation and investment must steer the global drive to build climate-resilient societies and economies powered by clean engines of growth, speakers today told the General Assembly’s high-level Sustainable Development Goal action event.

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Helen Clark: Speech at the Opening Session of the 2017 Regional Management Meeting for UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Asia-Pacific

Mar 8, 2017

Between 1990 and 2013, over 1.14 billion people in the Asia Pacific region were lifted out of extreme poverty. Leaving no one behind is vital to achieving Agenda 2030. Photo: UNDP

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General Assembly President Urges New Approach to United Nations Development, Humanitarian Work, as Economic and Social Council Closes Three-day Segment

The concept of sustaining peace and eradicating poverty provided an opportunity to bring an integrated, coherent and coordinated approach to United Nations development and humanitarian efforts, the President of the General Assembly said today as …

Draft opinion – Inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry into the 2030 climate and energy framework and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas….

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'We should assume our worst fears will be realised': climate scientist on Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s phone call with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull made front pages and news bulletins around Australia and the US, but it led news bulletins in Germany, too, where leading European climatologist Stefan Rahmstorf is …

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