Climate change, climate protection international
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: text adopted by the Paris Convvention, 2015
The Paris agreement on action against climate change was reachedin Paris on December 12, 2015, and is to be officially signed by participating UN member states in April 2016.
Energy Revolution 2015 (Greenpeace report)
Greenpeace has been publishing its Energy R]evolution scenarios since 2005, more recently in collaboration with the scientific community, in particular the German Aerospace Centre (DLR). The revised, updated report can be downloaded from this website, together with an executive summary and key messages.
United Nations: Climate and sustainable development
The UN portal to climate change provides access to the official bodies active in research and campaignin - focus on the 2015 Global Action conference.g
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Peace Nobel Prize 2007)
The IPCC was founded in 1988 by the World Mtereological Organisation (WO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in order to assess greenhouse effects andclimate change, and suggest mitigating measures. Its main areas of action concernthe assessment of scientific research and socio-economic factors, and it issues annual reports for suggesting political action. These documents are available for [...]
On November 17, 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an organisation by the United Nations, published its fourth assessment report on climate change. The report summarises findings from all three workgroups relating to observed chlimate change (global warming and its effects regarding daught, rise of sea levels, cyclones) and its causes, which are related to human activities since the Industrial [...]
EU Comission website onclimate change, latest research developments, projects, resources, news, actors in climate policy.
OECD website on climate change
On its website on climate change, the OECD publishes reports, facts and figures, statements and reviews on the subjects of climate change, climate policy.
Climate change and EU climate policy (Eurotopics dossier)
On the occasion of the COP21 conference in Paris, the article illustrates expectations and objectives regarding action against global warming.
Children and youth - teaching resources
Education for SustainableDevelopment Source Book (UNESCO
The briefs are complementary to existing UNESCO material on education for sustainable development, rendering support to teachers in primary and secondary education as well as decision-makers.
YOU can control climate change: brochure for students (pdf file)
The brochure is issued by the EU, it informs young people about climate change and how they can contribute to a reduction of carbon dioxide emissions. Practical advice concerns waste recycling, switching off electrical appliances, turning down heating, walking instead of driving.
UNEP offers a comprehensive website to children and youth of different age groups with information resources on the environment and environment protection, with a focus on getting them involved into actin and caring. Interactive options such as blogs, competitions are available, and annual youth conferences are held.