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Activists gather in Quezon City, Philippines UNEA
Exclusive The Philippine environment agency responsible for managing the country's solid waste includes a representative of the plastics industry, leaving the possibility of waste pollution solutions being tied to big business.
A rainforest in Costa Rica
Awareness of nature’s role in climate change mitigation and adaptation has grown. But to what extent is delivery matching rhetoric?
Traffic in Kathmandu, Nepal
Study moots phasing out Nepal’s ageing diesel fleet and tightening emission norms.
waves
Climate change is commonly discussed as though it’s a uniquely atmospheric phenomena. But the crisis is deeply entwined with the ocean, and this has largely been neglected in international climate talks.
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#UNFCCC Opinion

defend ukraine march
The modern environmental movement has taken the rules-based system for granted, trusting in national commitments even when they came from authoritarian states. But Russia has exposed the fragility of the global order, what now?
siargao devastation typhoon rai
As the dust settles following Glasgow’s climate summit, the Philippines needs to take some immediate steps this year so it can achieve ambitious decarbonisation goals.
CCS facility in Vatenfall
A post-COP26 survey of leaders from top German companies shows that nine out of 10 chief executives consider …
activists protest climate finance
The UK official running the UN summit says rich nations must fulfill an unmet promise to provide US$100 billion a year if they are to retain their credibility in negotiations.
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#UNFCCC Videos

ecosperity 2019
Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
Screen Grab Patricia Espinosa Interview Feb 2017 Carbon Brief
Patricia Espinosa is tasked to steer the international climate negotiations through the finer details of the Paris Agreement. What happens if the US renegades on its current commitment? Is Brexit a threat? Her answers on this video.
christiana figueres ban ki-moon
With 31 more countries submitting their instruments of ratification for the Paris climate pact last week, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is confident the Paris Agreement will have entered into force before his term concludes.
Screen Grab: Patricia Espinosa August 3 interview on Climate Change
UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa, talks about the need to mobilise the world in the fight against climate change, which is affecting lives every day.
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