New Climate Predictions Increase Likelihood of Temporarily Reaching 1.5 °C in Next 5 Years | UNFCCC

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There is about a 40% chance of the annual average global temperature temporarily reaching 1.5°C in at least one of the next five years – and these odds are increasing with time (WMO).

Earth Day 2021 Is Set to Galvanize Climate Action | UNFCCC

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Earth Day, celebrated annually on 22 April, will again see more than 1 billion people participating in activities around the world to draw attention to the urgency of the climate crisis and environmental degradation and the need for immediate action.
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Resilience Needed to Jump Start Final Stages of Energy Transition, Study Finds | World Economic Forum

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As countries continue their progress in transitioning to clean energy, it is critical to root the transition in economic, political and social practices to ensure progress is irreversible.

Billions without clean water and sanitation a ‘moral failure’: UN General Assembly President | UN News

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South Asia is home to the largest number of children living in areas of high or extremely high vulnerability, or more than 155 million.

Climate Change-Related Disasters a Major Threat to Food Security – FAO | United Nations Climate Change

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A new report released today by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) shows that the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather disasters such as floods, droughts and megafires as a result of climate change is having a devastating effect on food security and livelihoods.

UN report calls for scaling-up carbon capture, use and storage | UN News

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Trapping and storing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil power generation and industry is needed urgently to achieve carbon neutrality, the UN’s Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) said in a report published on Wednesday.