Launch of the YouthClimateAction online platform – register your action now!
The international youth climate movement is back and stronger than ever! YouthClimateAction has just
launched an open online platform for showcasing youth-led initiatives around the world to inspire
decision-makers to commit to ambitious action at the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit and
beyond. Make sure your youth climate action is registered here
Posted on 28 August 2014
Green Cooling Initiative launches world map on GHG emissions from the cooling sector
Green Cooling Initiative’s new interactive world map shows direct and indirect emissions
from the cooling sector, which are predicted to account for 13.1% of GHG emissions in 2030. The aim
of the Initiative is to reduce emissions by promoting natural refrigerants, maximizing energy
efficiency, and fostering sustainable consumption.
Posted on 21 August 2014
New UN CC:Learn resource guides on 'Fundamentals of Climate Change Science' and
'Predicting and Projecting Climate Change'
The One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership - UN CC:Learn
just published two new excellent resource guides on the 'Fundamentals
of climate change science' and 'Predicting
and projecting climate change'.
The guides are part of a series developed through UN CC:Learn to provide access to existing
state-of-the-art materials relevant for climate change learning on particular topics. All guides are
written from the perspective of a learner and aim to complement the UN CC:Learn Introductory e-Course on Climate Change
Posted on 7 August 2014
Climate Change: Implications for Cities
Urban centers account for more than half of the world's population, most of its economic
activities and the majority of energy-related emissions. This publication by the European Climate Foundation (ECF), Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) and the University of Cambridge offers a summary on key findings
of the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) regarding
implications of climate change for urban areas. Read more
Posted on 31 July 2014
Communicating climate change:
Climate Access is a global network of climate and clean
energy communicators, serving more than 2,000 members in 57 countries. Through Climate Access,
members are connected to a diverse group of experts, cutting-edge research and proven techniques for
mobilizing audiences for climate action. It offers a broad range of resource materials, a campaign
gallery and a special section where practitioners and researchers can discuss the latest research.
Posted on 24 July 2014
Learning about climate change: the Pacific way
Check out ‘Learning about Climate Change the Pacific
Way’ – a comprehensive collection of education resources for students, teachers and
facilitators equipped with information relevant to all Pacific Island countries and territories.
Explore colorful visual
guides showcasing causes and effects of climate change and local level mitigation and adaptation
responses from the Pacific.
The accompanying teacher
guides offer background information and hands-on teaching activities.
Posted on 18 July 2014
Communicating climate change:
What you can do
Do you want to talk about climate change in a way that is easy to understand and relevant for your
audience? The BBC Media Action toolkit
"Communicating Climate Change: What You Can Do" is based on the results of more than 30,000
interviews on climate change perceptions in Asia. Read more
Posted on 10 July 2014
Plant for the planet – Become a Climate Justice Ambassador
Plant-for-the-Planet is a children’s
initiative that aims to raise awareness amongst children and adults about climate change and global
During the “Plant-
for-the-Planet Academies” students improve their knowledge about climate change and global
justice. Participants learn how to give a lecture and to organize planting sessions. Learn more
See some inspiring examples from Cameroon:
Posted on 3 July 2014