• Record Number of Leaders Attend COP21 Paris Climate Summit

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    More than 150 Heads of State and Government were present at COP21 on 30 November 2015. The Leaders Event was organized at the invitation of the President of France, François Hollande and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of France and President of the COP 21/CMP 11, Laurent Fabius. Show less
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    • Interview series of the Nairobi work programme - Episode 2 - Duration: 4 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 1 week ago
      Lisa Junghams (Germanwatch ), Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim (AFPAT), Atiq Rahman (BCAS) and Vositha Wijenayake (SLYCAN), discuss how to effectively include and work with vulnerable communities on adaptati...
    • Musical Present for Christiana Figueres, former UNFCCC Executive Secretary - Duration: 4 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      Music and Words by Nick Nuttall/Producer and Backing Vocals by Berlin-based singer/songwriter Bernadette La Hengst http://lahengst.com/
      This song was written for Christiana’s leaving party in the s...
    • Chat between UNFCCC head Patricia Espinosa and Solar Impulse pilot Betrand Piccard - Duration: 7 minutes, 48 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      On the last leg of his around-the-world trip in a solar aircraft, Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard spoke with the UN's top climate change official, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa, about w...
    • Action for Climate Empowerment Workshop - Duration: 3 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      In May 2016, the UNFCCC secretariat hosted a workshop on Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE). More than 50 participants attended the workshop, where they and other stakeholders shared their experi...
    • Farewell Message by Christiana Figueres - Duration: 3 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      In her final farewell video, outgoing UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres reflects on her journey at the UN Climate Change secretariat and shares why she is hopeful for the future.
    • Understanding the International Consultation and Analysis (ICA) process under the UNFCCC - Duration: 3 minutes, 56 seconds.

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      To foster transparency, trust and confidence and promote climate action Parties to the UNFCCC put in place arrangements for measurement, reporting and verification (MRV). The transparency mechanism...
    • SELF's Solar Market Gardens - Duration: 2 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      In Benin, a six-month dry season makes it difficult for women farmers to grow food. But thanks to an innovative project developed by the Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF), a nonprofit that designs a...
    • Harvesting Geothermal Energy - Duration: 2 minutes, 17 seconds.

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      Traditional agricultural practices have low production rates in rural areas of El Salvador. As a result, female farmers’ incomes are very low. In addition, the traditional agricultural practices in...
    • Planting Trees to Save the Mangrove - Duration: 2 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      Deforestation is a serious issue in Guinea, where mangrove forests are cut down to burn wood to dry and smoke fish. A group of local women in Guinea were so concerned about the disappearing mangrov...
    • E-Waste: From Toxic to Green - Duration: 108 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      Informal waste pickers help clean up India’s cities by recycling approximately 20% of the waste generated. However, these waste pickers still do not have formal recognition, equal rights, secure an...
    • Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative - Duration: 108 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      Urbanization is occurring at a rapid pace in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Already the second-most urbanized region on the planet, LAC has gone from a 62% urbanization rate in 1980 to 81% ...
    • Solvatten Solar Safe Water Heater - Duration: 2 minutes, 1 second.

      • 2 months ago
      Families in Sub-Saharan Africa typically heat and boil their water by burning firewood and charcoal. Not only is this time consuming and expensive, it causes harmful indoor air pollution and releas...
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