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Climate Change - A Global Issue



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UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

The 23rd session of the Conference of Parties (COP-23)  was held in Bonn, Germany from 6 to 17 November, 2017.  The nations of the world met to advance the aims and ambitions of the Paris Agreement and to achieve progress on its implementation guidelines.

For more information on previous climate change meetings and conferences, refer to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change website

What is climate change?


Exploring the Topic

Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change

Watch this video by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to learn more about what is at stake and what actions need to be taken to mitigate the impact of climate change globally.

More videos on other aspects of climate change can be found on the IPCC's multimedia web page.

Climate Change FAQs

Check out what questions others have asked about climate change and related issues in Ask DAG, our FAQ database.

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