Nations Take Forward Global Climate Action at 2016 UN Climate Conference

Nations Take Forward Global Climate Action at 2016 UN Climate Conference
World Leaders Issue Proclamation Underlining ‘Irreversible’ Momentum

PRESS RELEASE
Companies and Investors to Cities and Regions Announce New Commitments in Support of Paris Agreement

Marrakesh, 18 November 2016—Countries accelerated global climate action across a broad range of areas at the 2016 UN climate change conference as they fast-tracked the political and practical aims of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Multi-billion and multi-million dollar packages of support for clean technologies; building capacity to report on climate action plans, and initiatives for boosting water and food security in developing countries were also among the many new announcements and initiatives launched.

Meanwhile governments set a rapid deadline of 2018 to complete the rule book for operationalizing the Paris Agreement to ensure confidence, cooperation and its success over the years and decades to come.

Businesses, investors, cities and local governments also issued new climate change commitments, adding to the thousands announced in the run up to the Paris climate conference last year. (click below to read the complete press release)

 

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