Tag Archives: ClimateAction

Rising sea levels: Will we adapt or drown?

In Europe alone, there are at least €0.5 to 1 trillion of assets located within 500 metres of the coast, a 2009 estimate of property values that has almost certainly gone up. Moreover, if the …

Agroforestry should play a bigger role in tackling climate change

Never has it been so pressing to address climate change. So let’s hurry to embrace a proven part of the solution. The radical (but not new) concept of agroforestry – be it integrating trees to …

Questions and answers on EU and Climate finance

Our emissions decline while the economy grows, largely thanks to innovative technologies, showing that growth and climate action can go hand in hand. Whereas GDP grew by some 10% from 2005 to 2015, primary energy

Speakers Voice Concerns about Staff Productivity as Budget Committee Discusses Flexible Working Space Project Under Way at Headquarters

Putting into place the flexible working space project at Headquarters should itself be flexible and adaptable in responding to staff needs, speakers told the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today as it took up the Secretary‑General’s …

Lift in global economy prompts opportunities to tackle deep-rooted development issues – UN

11 December 2017 &#150 A three per cent upturn in the global economy has paved the way to readjust policy towards longer-term issues, such as addressing climate change, tackling existing inequalities and removing institutional obstacles …