These resources might be useful for anyone who wants to run a Model United Nations (MUN) on the theme of climate change.
Resources for MUN on Climate Change
Sustainable Development Goals
Climate Change is Goal 13 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the international body for assessing
the science related to climate change. The IPCC was set up in 1988 by the World Meteorological
Organization (WMO) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to provide policymakers
with regular assessments of the scientific basis of climate change, its impacts and future risks, and
options for adaptation and mitigation.
UN Environmental Programme (UNEP)
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the United Nations agency that coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices.
UN Framework Conventions on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
UNFCCC is an international treaty (and therefore legally binding under international law) which every nation on Earth has signed.
Main UNFCCC Website: newsroom.unfccc.int
Conferences of the Parties to UNFCCC (COP)
The United Nations Climate Change Conferences of Parties (COP) are yearly conferences held in the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Paris Agreement 2015
An agreement within the UNFCCC dealing with greenhouse gases emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance starting in 2020.
World Meteorological Organisation (WMO)
Other Climate Change Pages
- 10 Easy Ways
- Avoid Food Waste
- Buy an Electric Car
- Climate Action Network (CAN)
- Eat Less Meat
- Green Electricity
- Insulate Your Home
- Kenilworth Climate Action Network
- LED Bulbs
- On the Urgency of a Global Response to Climate Change
- Plastic in Our Oceans
- Recycle, Reuse, Repair
- Resources for a Climate Change MUN
- Save Water
- Sustainable Development in Coventry
- The Elders applaud French climate leadership
- The Elders condemn US for quitting Paris climate agreement
- The War in Syria Probably Triggered by Man-Made Global Warming
- Trumping Climate Control?
- UNA-UK statement on US President visit to UK
- Use Public Transportation
- Walk or Bicycle
Other Climate Change Resources
Click to find YouTube Videos dealing with Climate Change
Climate Change Explained (5m49)