Tag Archives: Ban Ki Moon

U.N. Chief Urges Speed Up Of Climate talks

PARIS (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged world leaders on Wednesday to look beyond their national interests and make sure a global deal to fight climate change is agreed at talks in Paris this year. With just 10

Climate Change Warning: It’s Here, It’s Now!

World environment leaders have issued a series of climate warnings from opposite ends of the globe, after hearing from those on the front line of global warming. With less than 100 days until the UN’s crucial Copenhagen Conference, the UN

UN Chief’s warning – the end of the world is nigh

We have just four months. Four months to secure the future of our planet.” UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has such a low profile on the world stage that he’s referred to as “the invisible man”. Perhaps in an effort

UN chief addresses climate change conference

NEW DELHI (AFP) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned Thursday that failure to tackle climate change would lead to global economic upheaval, as he appealed to nations to reach agreement on carbon emission cuts. “Deserts are spreading. Water scarcity

Mexico to host World Environment Day in June 2009

MEXICO CITY (AFP) – Mexico will host the next World Environment Day in June 2009, the head of the UN Environment Program said here Monday, praising the country’s efforts to tackle climate change.

UN chief appoints two new envoys on climate change

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – UN chief Ban Ki-moon has appointed two new special envoys on climate change, one of his top priorities, his press office said Thursday in a statement.