As the United Nations Climate Conference, known as COP 22, continued its work today in Marrakech, Morocco, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged greater efforts to mobilize funding to address climate change, especially to support developing countries.
Now is the time to turn climate promises into "effective policies and actions", says U.N. secretary-general
The devastation in floods, earthquakes or droughts is generally measured by how much stuff or assets people lose — say the number of wrecked houses and the dollar amount it would take to rebuild them.
China is expected to play a pivotal role in consolidating and enhancing South-South partnership, particularly when it comes to issues related to climate change.
Natural disasters have a more devastating impact on the poor than widely thought, forcing some 26 million people into poverty each year and setting back global spending on goods and services by the equivalent of $520 billion annually, the World Bank said on Monday.
As the United Nations Climate Change Conference unfolds in Marrakesh, the World Bank released a report commending Morocco on its “vision” in constructing the Noor complex – the world’s largest solar power plant.
CIF Event at COP22: Monday, November 14, 10-11.30am, Salle 2, Africa Pavilion (Blue Zone)
The session, co-organized with the African Development Bank, will explore the role of
de-risking investment in realizing groundbreaking renewable energy projects in Morocco and Sub-Saharan Africa
Thanks to plummeting unit costs, solar energy will be a crucial source of power for many countries working to meet their climate objectives by 2030.
High-level champions Laurence Tubiana and minister-delegate Hakima el Haite launch successor to Lima-Paris Action Agenda with promises of major new environmental commitments from companies and countries
The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) will the join the conversation at COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco, riding the wave of the Paris Climate Agreement's entry into force, as the global community turns ambition into action, powered by climate-smart investments.
The CIF will participate in three flagship events on November 14: