Sunday, August 26, 2007
UN climate change portal
The United Nations is publishing Gateway to the UN System's work on climate change, a portal to climate change information from various UN System organizations and specialized agencies. Links to relevant sites and pages include the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, United Nations Environment Programme, World Meteorological Organization, United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, Food and Agriculture Organization, Global Environment Facility, Convention on Biological Diversity, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, World Tourism Organization, International Civil Aviation Organization, and World Bank. The site also includes news: the latest announcement is for the upcoming annual UN Department of Public Information NGO conference that this year will review the scientific evidence for climate change, including its consequences on indigenous peoples, water security, land use and the politics of energy.