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16 May UN secretary gral

UN Secretary-General Calls for Rapidly Scaled up Climate Finance

UN Climate Change News, 15 May 2018 – UN Secretary-General António Guterres has renewed his call for governments, industry, and finance to meet the challenge of climate change through innovation, urgent action, and substantial investment. “Investments in clean, green infrastructure need to be scaled up globally. For that, we need leadership from the finance and investment […]

12 May BONN

Urgency Underlined as Bonn Climate Talks Close

UN Climate Change News 10 May, 2018 – Against the backdrop of a record hot April in the host country of Germany, governments are concluding two weeks of talks aimed at preparing the Paris Agreement’s operational guidelines for adoption at the annual climate conference to be held in Katowice, Poland in December. The guidelines are essential for […]

03 May Sin título

Cero waste: NO to incineration

Buenos Aires, May 3, 2018- Today the Legislature of Bs As City approved -with 36 votes in favor and 22 against-, the law that will enable the city to incinerate the urban waste that is generated in the district, which will extend, by logical consequence, to the great Buenos Aires. The project approved by the […]

30 Apr anual report climate change

UN Climate Change Launches First-Ever Annual Report

UN Climate Change News, 30 April 2018 – UN Climate Change today launched its first-ever Annual Report, laying out the key 2017 achievements and pointing to the future of the climate change process. ‘’Climate Change is the single biggest threat to life, security and prosperity on Earth,‘’ said UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa. “This annual […]

16 Apr shipping

World Nations Agree to At Least Halve Shipping Emissions by 2050

UN Climate Change News, 14 April 2018 — Countries at the International Maritime Organization have taken a crucial step to limit the climate impact of global maritime transport. At a historic session in London of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 173 Member States have adopted an initial strategy to reduce the carbon emissions of […]

10 Apr The Global Index

Global Green Finance Index launched today, Western Europe outperforms other regions

Brussels, 14 March 2018 – The new Global Green Finance Index (GGFI) was launched today by Finance Watch and Z/Yen at an event in Brussels. The GGFI ranks the world’s financial centres according to perceptions of the quality and depth of their green finance offerings. In this inaugural edition (GGFI 1), financial centres in Western Europe outperformed […]