WORLD NOW


  • In last 26 years global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) have increased by almost 50%
  • The greenhouse gas emissions from human activities are driving climate change and continue to rise; they are now at their highest levels in history
  • Oceans have warmed, the amounts of snow and ice have diminished and sea level has risen
  • From 1901 to 2010, the global average sea level rose by 19 cm
  • The world’s average surface temperature is projected to rise over the 21st century and is likely to surpass 3 degrees Celsius this century; the poorest and most vulnerable people are being affected the most

WORLD 2030


    GOAL: TAKE URGENT ACTION TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACTS

  • Strengthened resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries
  • Climate change measures integrated into national policies, strategies and planning
  • Improved education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning

HOW?


  • Implement the commitment undertaken by developed-country parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to a goal of mobilizing jointly $100 billion annually by 2020 from all sources to address the needs of developing countries in the context of meaningful mitigation actions and transparency on implementation and fully operationalize the Green Climate Fund through its capitalization as soon as possible
  • Promote mechanisms for raising capacity for effective climate change-related planning and management in least developed countries and small island developing States, including focusing on women, youth and local and marginalized communities
  • * Acknowledging that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is the primary international, intergovernmental forum for negotiating the global response to climate change.

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