Posted on May 10, 2021
📷 In Pictures: As Iraq grapples with the scars of war, economic shocks, and impacts of the pandemic, Climate Change looms on the horizon. But with support from the UNDP, the government of Iraq is setting bold climate goals and charting a more sustainable future.
Posted on April 22, 2021
Meet Paloma Costa. This Brazilian climate activist, lawyer, and member of the UN Secretary-General’s Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change is gently shaking the world with her passion for climate justice.
Posted on April 5, 2021
As countries develop revised national climate pledges, they’re doing so in the context of multiple historic crises: climate change, rising inequality, and the health and economic impacts of COVID-19. Fortunately, it’s possible to address all three at once, through a just transition to a green economy.
Posted on March 22, 2021
📷 In Pictures: Around the world some 2.2 billion people lack safely managed drinking water. UNDP is working with governments and communities worldwide to achieve equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all.
Posted on December 12, 2020
It was a landmark agreement in which parties agreed to keep global temperature rise this century to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. The stakes are high, but we have reasons for optimism. Here are the top 20 insights on NDCs in 2020.
Posted on December 7, 2020
Water plays a key role in supporting countries’ proposed emission reduction measures. Actions on nature-based solutions, water efficiency and wastewater treatment can boost carbon sequestration and replenish water resources. Conversely, some climate actions such as renewables through biofuels may negatively impact water resources.
Posted on November 30, 2020
With Mission 1.5 In Action, you can learn more about what governments can do to address climate change. Hosted at mission1point5learn.org, it provides easy-to-understand explanations for 54 of the most important policies governments can enact to address global warming.