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Is it getting harder to follow what climate experts are talking about? We've compiled an index of climate change terms to keep things simple.
A new year always offers hope for doing better - for reaching higher and pushing further as a global community.
Ibrahim from Nigeria and Shamim from Bangladesh take a look back at COP27, and what it means for their regions.
To protect livelihoods and the economy, we need climate-proof transport infrastructures.
Ugandan youth leader shares her thoughts on what it means to shape the climate future we want.
An interview with Ahunna Eziakonwa, Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa.

Since the industrial revolution, fossil fuels have powered extraordinary growth and development, albeit with huge costs to our climate.

The climate crisis is no longer as abstract as it once may have seemed.

UNDP is supporting a holistic program in Indonesia for an energy transition with a financing strategy to go with it.
Ghanaians like Nelson who works with waste pickers who collect about 20,000 tonnes of plastic every day, are showing us the way.
Rural-to-urban migration for greater economic and social security is becoming inevitable, and climate stresses will only increase this trend.
Africa Climate Week focuses on partnerships for resilience and energy transition.
In Africa, one of the regions hardest hit by climate change impacts, climate ambition is stronger than in any other part of the world.
EVs, coupled with clean energy, offer the greatest potential to reduce emissions in the transportation sector.