The UN and the Climate Crisis

The United Nations has been at the forefront of discussions on the global response needed to combat climate change.  Below are a few of the most important sources of information on the climate crisis from the UN Family of Agencies as well as some information on the local impacts.

Key Resources
Main Bodies
Departments and Programs
Specialized Agencies
The UN family of agencies includes many with specialized missions include the study of the effects of climate change.
Non-Governmental Organizations

Non-governmental organizations with consultative status at the UN have a formal role in the development of UN policies and programs.  They work most closely with the the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)  A complete list of NGOs with consultative  status is available at the UN website
Local Organizations & Research Centers
Local News on Climate Change