Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, human influence on the climate system is clear, and limiting climate change will require substantial and sustained reductions of greenhouse gas emissions, finds the Climate Change 2013 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
“Continued emissions of greenhouse gases will cause further warming and changes in all components of the climate system,” said the report, released in full on Thursday
Find out about the work of the United Nations to combat climate change here.
The Geneva conference on Syria has started.
Read all of the statements made at the opening of the Conference here http://ow.ly/sPkqL
On Wednesday UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos did a Twitter chat on the Syria Crisis, taking questions from Twitter users and answering them live. Having been to the region five times in 2013 alone, she calls the conflict in Syria one of the largest humanitarian crises in the world today.
Check the questions and answers on this Storify: http://storify.com/un/askvalerie
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Marking UN Day on Thursday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reminds us of the millions of people depend on UN humanitarian personnel for life-saving assistance and says that in a world that is more connected, we must be more united.
Read his full message at http://j.mp/OZ8tA8
Find out more about UN Day at http://j.mp/OZ8tA8
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry participates in the Millennium Development Goals Event hosted by the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations in New York City on September 24, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]
Education activist Malala Yousafzai at today’s #UNGA event on Global Education First.
For more on the event see here.