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
- Bill Gates talks about the Big Challenges of Climate Change
- Buy an Electric Car
- Climate Action Network (CAN)
- Climate Change Social Science
- Climate Emergency Declaration and Mobilisation Campaign
- Climate Emergency Forum – Full Video
- Climate Emergency Forum – Video Highlights
- Club of Rome Launches Climate Emergency Plan
- Committee on Climate Change
- Coventry School Strike has Positive Results
- Coventry Student Strike for Climate
- Deep Adaptation Video
- Eat Less Meat
- Friends of the Earth take UK Government to Court
- Green Electricity
- Insulate Your Home
- Is Coventry Apathetic About Climate Change?
- Is Coventry City Council doing enough about climate change?
- Jem Bendell Addresses UNCTAD Forum on Climate Change
- Kenilworth Climate Action Network
- Lawrence Sheriff Students Video
- Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World
- LED Bulbs
- Messages to Striking Students from Coventry Councillors
- Mustard Seeds Home Educator’s Video on Climate Change
- On the Urgency of a Global Response to Climate Change
- Plastic in Our Oceans
- Professor says that climate change will lead to near-term collapse in society
- PROJECT: Climate Emergency
- Recycle, Reuse, Repair
- Resources for a Climate Change MUN
- Save Water
- Schoolgirl Greta Thunberg Addresses COP24
- Schoolgirl Greta Thunberg Addresses World Economic Forum on Climate Change
- Scientists Endorse Global School Strike for Climate
- Sustainable Development in Coventry
- The Elders applaud French climate leadership
- The Elders condemn US for quitting Paris climate agreement
- The Elders demand urgent climate action at G20 summit
- The War in Syria Probably Triggered by Man-Made Global Warming
- Things We Can All Do to Mitigate Climate Change
- Trumping Climate Control?
- UK Government 25 Year Environment Plan
- UK must stop investing in fossil fuels in developing countries
- UK Parliament Discusses Net Zero Carbon Emissions and School Strike
- UK Student Climate Network
- UNA-UK statement on US President visit to UK
- Use Public Transportation
- Video of IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 ºC
- Walk or Bicycle
- Warwick University Sustainability Hub
- We Don’t Have Time to launch Climate Action Social Network App
- What is the UN doing about Climate Change?
- Worldwide Public Consultation on Climate Change
- Youth Strike for Climate
Other Climate Change Resources
Click to find YouTube Videos dealing with Climate Change
Climate Change Explained (5m49)