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Official twitter account of UN Climate Change. Also in Spanish @CMNUCC, French @CCNUCC, Russian @RKIKOON and German @UNKlima. Our head: @PEspinosaC.

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Patricia Espinosa C.
2 days ago
I am honored to receive the 2021 #HRCaward from @HillaryClinton & @madeleine Albright for my work to promote gender equality. Tune into the @Georgetown @giwps ceremony virtually on Monday, December 6 at 11 AM ET via .
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3 days ago
"We have now reached the final decade of our opportunity to land safely at 1.5C." Climate scientist @jrockstrom at #COP26
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3 days ago
🏆 #ClimateAction Awards Some of the 🌎’s most innovative solutions that address climate change were recognized during a special 10th-anniversary edition of the United Nations Global Climate Action Awards Ceremony at #COP26. 📹 See highlights here:
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COP26
4 days ago
"Protect nature as if our lives depend on it, because they do." At #COP26, Oceanographer @SylviaEarle spoke to us about the vital need to take #ClimateAction to protect our planet and its resources. Listen to her powerful message 👇 #TogetherForOurPlanet
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5 days ago
Achieving the 1.5C goal of the Paris Agreement means ✅ fewer homes destroyed ✅ fewer livelihoods at risk ✅ fewer lives lost Last month, @walkwithamal travelled to #COP26 in Glasgow to highlight the close link between migration and the #ClimateCrisis.
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5 days ago
The @IEA projects 95% of growth in global power-generation capacity to come from #renewables by the end of 2026. However, renewables growth would need to double to reach the Paris temperature goals. The IEA sees #COP26 making a positive difference. 🔗
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Greece suffered terrible wildfires this year when temperatures soared as the result of #GlobalHeating. Now the country is taking action by phasing out coal, the biggest source of heat-trapping emissions, as soon as possible.
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5 days ago
Germany hit a #windenergy record yesterday, with 47.8 gigawatts flowing into the grid in the early morning. Such data is meanwhile partly included in the country's TV weather forecasts, which mention both climate change and climate action. Via @Sustainable2050 & @energy_charts
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COP26
5 days ago
After 6 years, #COP26 completed the Paris Rulebook. Why is this significant? Swipe to learn more 🔽 #TogetherForOurPlanet | #ClimateAction
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More than half of workers currently employed in the oil and gas sector want to move into the renewable energy industry. One factor: Higher salaries offered by the renewables and mining sectors. The transtiton to #cleanenergy is happing.
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6 days ago
Without #ClimateLiteracy, young generations will not be able to rise to the challenge of climate change. @UNICEF asked people aged 15-24 about their definition of climate change. Nearly 80% have heard of it, but only 56% could define climate change.
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7 days ago
„If you could stop the next tornado from hitting your home, the next hurricane from wiping out your city, the next drought from starving your people, wouldn’t you?“ Cc: @EmiThePoet | @Refugees | #ClimateCrisis
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9 days ago
🗣️ "This conversation around food really needs to be amplified." Actor and @IFAD Goodwill Ambassador @idriselba came to #COP26, to raise awareness about the risk #ClimateChange poses for global food security.
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10 days ago
The airport industry has committed to net zero carbon emissions for all operations under its control by 2050. At #COP26, industry representatives explained how they intend to achieve that goal. 🔗
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UN Climate Change
10 days ago
Climate scientist @ed_hawkins is famous for visualizing global heating with 'Warming Stripes'. Meanwhile, climate scientist Kevin Anchukaitis (@thirstygecko) has come up with the dataviz 'Warming Rings', reconstructing Northern Hemisphere temperatures back into the 8th century.
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11 days ago
#ItsPossible: Portugal has gone entirely coal-free, 9 years ahead of the country's initial deadline to phase out coal, the planet's most polluting fossil fuel. 60%-70% of Portugal's electricity meanwhile comes from renewable energy sources.
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11 days ago
🗣️ "There's a growing consciousness among young people in Africa of knowing the power of your voice, and using it." At #COP26, the @_AfricanUnion's former Envoy on Youth @aya_chebbi joined us to discuss the special role of young people in addressing the #ClimateEmergency.
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11 days ago
According to the UN's top climate official @PEspinosaC, governments meeting at #COP26 built a bridge between good intentions and measurable actions to tackle climate change, and acheived results in 4 key areas. Read about them here: 🔗
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12 days ago
#COP26 President @AlokSharma_RDG: “We must grasp this moment. We know what we need to do. The world must now step up and take the fight forwards on finance, on adaptation, and on 1.5C.”
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