AD Climate Summit: IRENA Urges for More Climate Ambition Through Renewables

IRENA presents renewable energy roadmap to address climate change and deliver jobs, economic growth and sustainable development at high-level UN Climate Meeting. The tools required to meet the decarbonisation goals of the Paris Agreement exist today, and are technically feasible and economically attractive. This central message is being presented by …

Major Renewable Energy Projects in Africa and Asia

Five new partners joined UN Environment’s Seed Assistance Facility today, committing to invest $50 million in clean power projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. In a region like sub-Saharan Africa where, 600 million people lack access to electricity, clean energy has the potential to greatly improve quality of life, economic …

Environmental Security in a Changing World

In the lead-up to the G7 Summit, UN Environment in partnership with the Italian G 7 Presidency / Italian Ministry of Environment organized last week a High-level Dialogue and Press Briefing entitled “Environmental Security in a Changing World”. The event sheds light on the top environmental issues proposed for the …

Climate Change

New bulletin is dedicated to Climate Change. The Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Serbian Chamber of Commerce have performed many activities, such as round tables on Serbian Strategy on Climate Change. They have also made plans for the ratification of  the Paris Agreement in 2017. The Green Fund …

U.S. to Pull out of Paris Climate Change Agreement under Trump

As seemed likely from the day Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, the country will pull out of the global Paris Climate Agreement to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The move had been signaled even before the election by the new president’s choice of noted climate-science denier Myron Ebell …

Coal Demand Growth to Stall as Appetite Wanes, According to IEA

BEIJING — Growth in global coal demand will stall over the next five years as the appetite for the fuel wanes and other energy sources gain ground, according to the latest coal forecast from the International Energy Agency. The share of coal in the power generation mix will drop to …

UN Chief Guterres Calls to Curb Climate Change at Davos Forum

Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres yesterday called for a new generation of partnerships with the business community to limit the impact of climate change and to reduce poverty. In an address this morning to a special session on cooperation for peace, the …