UNEP Reports on Tree Plantings in Kenya and Côte d'Ivoire [viewed]

Unep30 November 2009: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Tunza Youth Programme is spearheading a tree planting drive involving hundreds of Kenyan youth.

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UN Secretary-General to Ibero-American Summit: “We Cannot Afford to Fail in Copenhagen” [viewed]

29 November 2009: In a message delivered by António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, to the Ibero-American Summit in Estoril, Portugal, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed that "our capacity to innovate should be put to use without delay" to address the challenge of climate change.

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UNEP/MAP's First State of the Environment and Development Report Highlights Climate Change's Impacts on the Mediterranean Region [viewed]

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November 2009: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP) and its Regional Activity Centres have released the first State of the Environment and Development report covering the Mediterranean region, which tackles key environmental issues, including climate change.

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UNU Releases Report on Nexus between Climate Change and Migration [viewed]

3dic_09_11November 2009: The UN University (UNU) Institute for Environment and Human Security has released a brief titled "The Way Forward: Researching the Environment and Migration Nexus," whichfocuses on the links and implications of climate change and environmental degradation for migration and policy.

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Event: Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference 2010 [viewed]

The Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference (DIREC) will be the fourth global ministerial level conference on renewable energy, following Bonn Renewables 2004, Beijing 2005, and WIREC 2008 (held in Washington, DC, US).  

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Event: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2010 [viewed]

The organizing theme for the 40th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in 2010 is “Improve the State of the World: Rethink, Redesign and Rebuild.” The event will gather leaders of the private sector and government to discuss the shape of the new global economy, including how to ensure its sustainability.  

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Event: IPCC WG I Expert Meeting on Assessing and Combining Multi-Model Climate Projections [viewed]

This expert meeting will provide tentative best practices in selecting and combining results from multiple models for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report. The meeting will help to bring the community into a position to make better use of the new model results and provide more robust and reliable projections of future climate, along with improved estimates of uncertainty.  

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Event: IPCC WG III Expert Meeting on Renewable Energy [viewed]

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Event: IPCC WG III Expert Meeting on Scenarios [viewed]

In collaboration with Working Groups (WGs) I and II, WG III will hold a workshop in order to facilitate a new generation of emission scenarios as part of the Fifth Assessment cycle. While the process of new scenario development is coordinated by the research community, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) plays a catalyzing role in scenario development and assesses the results. http://www.ipcc-wg3.de/activity/expert-meetings-and-workshops  

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Event: IPCC WG I Workshop on Sea Level Rise and Ice Sheet Instabilities [viewed]

This workshop will bring together the leading world experts on all issues related to sea level rise, including the field of ice sheet dynamics and ice sheet instabilities, to discuss the current understanding comprehensively across various scientific disciplines and accelerate scientific research that will feed results into the Fifth Assessment Report.

 

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