Climate change is speeding up and getting worse, and time is running short to protect people and nature.
The UN Climate Summit 2015 that will take place from 30 November to 11 December in Paris can be a milestone in the struggle against climate change. Paris represents the most important global moment for progressive climate action since COP15 in Copenhagen (2009).
In Paris, countries can come together to speed up the global zero-carbon transition by redirecting economic development towards decarbonisation and climate resilience.
The science is clear, the technology is here and people are ready. Now, we need political will.
The time has come for a new global ambitious and fair climate deal.
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We need the new Paris global deal to encourage governments to take ambitious and urgent action, so the planet can avoid the worst impacts of climate change. READ MORE.
EU Member States must show the political leadership needed by Europe and its allies, and to create an agreement in Paris that facilitates the transition towards an industrial, and economic revolution that will provide for both people and the planet. READ MORE.
We know the planet has warmed by an average of nearly 1°C in the past century. That might not sound much, but on a global scale it’s a huge increase and it’s creating big problems for people and wildlife.
Find out more about the effects of climate change and global warming on wildlife, forests, water and polar regions.
All around the world, communities and wildlife are experiencing big changes to their way of life due to climate change.
Hear personal accounts from some of those already feeling the impacts of global warming and find out how we're helping them to adapt:
Find out about the WWF COP Campaigns around the EU.
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As the G20 Leaders’ Summit concludes, WWF urges the world’s leading industrialized and emerging economies to deliver on their commitment toward ...08 Jul 2017 Read more »
Many of Europe’s lead investors have cut funding to coal mining in line with the Paris Agreement; however many of them are investing too much in coal ...04 Jul 2017 Read more »
The EU's biggest investors are partly aligned with the Paris agreement's climate target but still invest too much in coal. Lack of disclosure on ...04 Jul 2017 Read more »