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UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), adopted in 1992, is the main vehicle for promoting intergovernmental efforts to combat climate change. A series of UNFCCC meetings are taking place, working towards a new international climate change agreement to follow, or run in parallel to, the Kyoto Protocol.

 

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Mainstreaming Biodiversity: what’s the fuzz?

Mainstreaming Biodiversity is the theme of this year’s International Day for Biological Diversity and of the next Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, to be held in Cancun, Mexico in December 2016. …  

23 May 2016 | Article

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IUCN and WCS present Nature-based Solutions for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) held an event on 22 April to highlight initiatives at national, regional and local levels aimed at mitigation and adaptation to climate change through nature-based solutions. The event took place on the sidelines of the signing by over 150 countries of the Paris Agreement on climate change. …  

22 Apr 2016 | News story

Special Report on the Ocean to be produced by the Intergovernmental Group on Climate Change (IPCC) with support of the Prince Albert II Foundation

IUCN is pleased to announce that its Patron for Nature HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, through his Foundation, has approached the IPCC (Intergovernmental Group on Climate Change) during its 41st session in February 2015, asking it to produce a Special Report on the Ocean, which marks a major milestone for Planet Ocean. …  

20 Apr 2016 | News story

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