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Author - Christiana Figueres

Executive Secretary of the United Nations Climate Change secretariat

Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres is the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Climate Change secretariat and, as part of her role, is responsible for driving forwards the annual UN climate change conferences intended to broker international consensus on limiting climate change. She is particularly concerned with the human impacts of climate change and is committed to inspiring action by highlighting the positive initiatives that are already being undertaken around the world to mitigate or adapt to climate change. Many of the most promising schemes are highlighted by an annual Momentum for Change 'Lighthouse Activities' initiative that shines the light on real, successful projects whether undertaken by social entrepreneurs, organised communities, governments, development agencies or the private sector.


It's time to deploy this special weapon on climate change

Christiana Figueres | Luis Neves | December 16, 2014

We are here to tell you a secret that we feel needs to be told: there is a special weapon in the fight against climate change. Information and communications technology (ICT) solutions are transforming the way we do business, run our cities, spend our leisure time, access information and keep in touch with friends and family -- but they also play an increasingly pivotal role in addressing climate change and building more resilient communities.

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