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Greta Thunberg at UN for Climate Action

Aug 30, 2019 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, August 30, 2019 – Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces (right), President of the seventy-third session of the General Assembly, meets with Greta Thunberg (second from left), climate activist from Sweden, and Alexandria Villasenor (left) and Xiye Bastida, climate activists from the United States. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire General Assembly President Maria Espinosa welcomed today at the United Nations the climate activist Greta Thunberg who sailed from Europe to New York for two weeks on a zero-emissions sailboat to take part in the Climate Action Summit later in September. Espinosa, together with 16-year-old Thunberg and two other New [Read More]

Santa’s Green Christmas: New Climate Comic

Dec 24, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  by Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, 24 December 2016 – The initiative Comics Uniting Nations released a new comic book on climate action this December. Climate action refers to goal number thirteen of the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs). The new comic is called Santa’s Green Christmas and presents the issue of climate change in an approachable Christmas story.   “I’m highly excited about this contribution to the Comics Uniting Nations series. It superbly balances the messaging with the humor. It’s smart and beautifully illustrated. It’s thoughtful and funny. We think it will be a huge hit with the target [Read More]

COP21 Kicks Off in Paris

Nov 30, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

By Britta Schmitz PARIS, Nov. 30 – Paris is hosting one of the biggest international conferences ever held on French territory, the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) on climate change.   COP21 kicked off on Nov. 30 with the arrival of 151 world leaders. The conference started with statements of heads of state and government and various high-level meetings around mitigating climate change and its impact on our environment.   “Distinguished delegates, the eyes of the world have been on Paris for weeks. Now the eyes of millions of people around the world are on you, not just figuratively [Read More]

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