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15 U.N. Climate Action awardees honored at COP24

Dec 15, 2018 - 3:43 PM

UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa says the winning climate projects are 'activities [that] shine a light on scalable climate action around the world'

WOMEN FOR RESULTS. Syria's 'Yalla Let's Bike' (Come on Let's Bike), one of UN Climate Action winners in Women for Results category, is an initiative that aims to defy traditional gender roles, combat overcrowded streets, and promote bicycling as a healthy and eco-friendly mode of transportation. Photo courtesy of UNFCCC.

Leaders back climate change urgency in New York

Sep 25, 2018 - 4:02 PM

UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa calls on nations to unite behind limiting global warming to the less than 2ºC enshrined in the 2015 Paris accord.

CLIMATE CHANGE. This file photo shows Patricia Espinosa in a 2012 press conference. File photos by Pablo Porciuncula/AFP

France steps on climate accelerator as U.S. allies sidestep Trump

Jun 12, 2017 - 9:17 PM

UPDATED French minister Nicolas Hulot says US allies are determined not to let Trump s controversial climate stance poison cooperation on other ecological issues and said the world could work around the US position

HULOT ON CLIMATE CHANGE. French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot attends a press conference at the end of a G7 summit on the environment in Bologna on June 12, 2017. Photo by Alberto Pizzoli/AFP

Global impact of Trump climate rollback 'unclear' – UN

Mar 31, 2017 - 10:10 PM

Trump s plan to ease emissions limits for coal fired power plants and scrap more stringent vehicle pollution standards almost guarantees the United States will fail to meet its commitments under the UN pact according to experts

Brave faces at climate talks despite Trump win

Nov 13, 2016 - 8:06 AM

No the election of Donald Trump does not hover over this COP anymore says Moroccan foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar

BRAVE FACE. COP22 president Salaheddine Mezouar delivering a speech during the opening session of the COP22 climate talks in Marrakesh. Photo by Fadel Senna/AFP

Paris Agreement enters into force: Celebration and reality check

Nov 04, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Its early entry into force is a clear political signal that all the nations of the world are devoted to decisive global action on climate change

UN chief picks Mexican diplomat to head climate office

May 04, 2016 - 12:41 PM

UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon will appoint Patricia Espinosa Cantellano as the new UNFCCC Executive Secretary for a term of 3 years

Patricia Espinosa Cantellano in Geneva, Switzerland, February 28, 2011. Salvatore di Nolfi/File/EPA