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Keynote Speech by Patricia Espinosa at Climate Finance Day

Speaking at the opening of the third edition of Climate Finance Day in Paris, France, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa highlighted the...

“Women Are Key to Sustainable Development for All”

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“Design Can Change the World” – UN Climate Chief Espinosa

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Bonn Climate Conference Becomes Launch-Pad for Higher Ambition

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Could evaporation be the next renewable energy?

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Figueres: “Estados Unidos pierde competitividad saliendo del Acuerdo de París”

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Reducir la deforestación e incrementar captura de CO2 en el suelo, una estrategia climática...

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Cómo el cambio climático puede generar nuevos pobres en Argentina

A dos meses de la cumbre mundial que este año tendrá lugar en Bonn, el cambio climático volvió a irrumpir con toda su fuerza...

“Smart farmers” adjust to challenges of climate change

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