COP26: Praise for updated national climate plans, but ‘nowhere near’ goal

New or updated climate action plans by governments can be effective in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but greater efforts are needed to keep global warming at bay, the UN climate change office (UNFCCC) said in a new report on Monday.  https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2021/10/1103972
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Countries’ climate promises still not enough to avoid catastrophic global warming: UN Report

26 Oct 2022

While plans submitted by most signatories of the Paris Agreement would reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, they are still not ambitious enough to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, a new report by UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) warned on Wednesday.

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UN and partners express regret over US departure from Paris climate accord

04 Nov 2020

The UN climate change secretariat, UNFCCC, has underlined its commitment to work with stakeholders in the United States and beyond, to accelerate climate action, in line with an historic treaty on limiting global warming and curbing greenhouse gas emissions. 

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UN urges dramatic climate action as records keep tumbling

UN urges dramatic climate action as records keep tumbling

20 Nov 2023

With global temperatures soaring and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reaching unprecedented levels, dramatic climate action is needed to steer the world away from runaway climate change and align it to the objectives of the Paris Agreement, a major UN report has found.