Kickoff for CMS COP12 in Manila
The Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP12) opened in the Philippines today.
COP23 "Official Climate Partner” Events in the City of Bonn
During the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP 23, 6-17 November), around 150 cultural and other events will take place in the city Bonn to complement the many hundreds of events taking place at the two official conference venues (the “Bula” and “Bonn” zones).
This is to give people who do not have access to the two formal conference venues the opportunity to observe and join in many interesting climate action activities, ranging from happenings to art exhibitions.
Five things you need to know about critical infrastructures
By Dr. Simone Sandholz
Today is the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. Five things you need to know about critical infrastructures:
1. What is critical infrastructure?
Op-ed: Climate change is a threat to rich and poor alike
By Achim Steiner, Patricia Espinosa and Robert Glasser
From Miami and Puerto Rico to Barbuda and Havana, the devastation of this year’s hurricane season across Latin America and the Caribbean serves as a reminder that the impacts of climate change know no borders.
Contribution of the City of Bonn to the opening of COP23: video shoot for the song "I'm an Island"
The video for the song "I'm an Island" will be recorded on Friday, 13 October. The song will welcome participants of the World Climate Conference and is the official contribution of the City of Bonn. Singer Bernadette La Hengst, the Children and Youth Choir of the Theatre Bonn and the Beethoven Orchestra, send a declaration of love to our planet and call for more solidarity. The song is part of the "Save the World" project, the ART meets Science Festival of THEATER BONN. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an official partner of the project.