Explainer Video: Climate Action for Sustainable Development
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In 2015, world leaders pledged to work together to combat climate change and adapt to its effects. In the same year, they adopted the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development. What is the link between the two commitments?
COP23 Kicks Off with Strong Calls to Hold to Paris Agreement Path
UN Climate Change News, Bonn, Nov 6 - This year’s UN Climate Change Conference kicked off in Bonn today with strong, unified calls to hold to the path of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
How COP23 Will Run on Clean Energy
The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23, 6 – 17 November) is designed to increase climate action and more sustainable development at all levels of society. The organizers of COP23 are walking the talk –the conference will be made sustainable to the greatest possible extent. In a special series, the UN Climate Change News team is looking at the different aspects of sustainability – including transport, waste management, catering, energy and offsetting.
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.
UNCCD: Over 110 countries join the global campaign to save productive land
On average, 12 million hectares are lost every year and 169 countries are affected by land degradation, desertification and drought. In an unprecedented global campaign to save productive land, 112 countries, as of today, have agreed to make the Sustainable Development Goal target of achieving land degradation neutrality by 2030 a national target for action.