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Christiana Figueres: the woman tasked with saving the world from global warming. 27 November 2015.
Japan's historic opportunity in the inevitable shift to a low-emissions world. 20 November 2015.
Dinner with the FT: Christiana Figueres. 13 November 2015.
The climate revolutionary. 11 November 2015.
Christiana Figueres: acuerdo climático es ''posible, necesario y urgente''. 10 November 2015.
3 signs investors are getting serious on climate change. 06 November 2015. Español. Français.
Walking tall: Expect tears as UN climate chief eyes Paris prize. 06 November 2015.
Don’t wait for Paris summit to improve health. 06 November 2015.
Can this woman convince 195 nations to save the planet?. 05 November 2015.
'Los países deben hacer más para evitar que el cambio climático sea catastrófico'. 31 October 2015.
Paris climate summit: 'The world is ready for change'. 30 October 2015.
Time to focus on climate finance. 30 October 2015.
10 Things We Learned from UN’s Top Climate Official Christiana Figueres' Reddit "Ask Me Anything". 28 October 2015.
Christiana Figueres, Secretaria de la Convención de Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático: “París no será Copenhague”. 27 October 2015.
U.N. climate chief: "This transformation is unstoppable". 10 October 2015.
UN official: Climate change should not be about politics. 01 October 2015.
Ray of hope: Christiana Figueres. 05 September 2015.
Expectativas para la COP21. Los cuatro pilares imprescindibles del éxito de París. 04 Setiembre 2015.
U.N.: Tackling climate change is a long-term commitment. 28 August 2015.
The Weight of the World Can Christiana Figueres persuade humanity to save itself?. 24 August 2015.
Si no logramos bajar las emisiones, el crecimiento económico habrá sido en vano. 15 Agosto 2015.
Christiana Figueres: How cities are accelerating sustainable development. 14 July 2015.
The Land Battle for Sustainable Development. 13 July 2015.
Christiana Figueres Urges Higher Ambition from Oil Industry. 28 June 2015.
One Earth, One Ocean. 08 June 2015.
More Political Will Now Against Climate Change: Figueres. 21 May 2015.
Global businesses must lead the way on climate action. 19 May 2015.
Educating for Sustainable Development. 18 May 2015.
ABC Dateline. 08 May 2015.
The Road to Paris: UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres. 07 May 2015.
UN climate negotiator Christiana Figueres tells Australia to move away from coal. 06 May 2015.
Financing the transition to a green global economy. 29 April 2015.
Christiana Figueres: Canada vs. climate change. 15 April 2015.
A Paris Climate Agreement - Africa's Opportunity for a Sustainable Century. 09 April 2015. Français
Statement by Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 13 March 2015.
Gender Equality and Earth's Future. 09 March 2015.
Climate Action in 2015: The Year of Transformational Change. 27 February 2015. Español Français
Figueres: First time the world economy is transformed intentionally. 03 February 2015.
Christiana Figueres: "Es la primera vez en la historia que la economía mundial será transformada intencionadamente". 03 Febrero 2015.
Voices From Lima To Paris: Christiana Figueres. 06 January 2015.
Christiana Figueres Olsen: una tica frente al clima. 12 Diciembre 2014.
Backyard inventors: The new environmental 'game changers?'. 08 December 2014.
Countries racing to adopt low-carbon technologies, UNFCCC chief says. 03 December 2014.
'Remarkable Opportunity' for Global Economy in Upcoming Climate Change Talks. 03 November 2014.
All Eyes on Global Warming. 02 November 2014.
Christiana Figueres: Passionate – and impatient – about climate. 10 October 2014.
UNFCCC Teams Up With Ian Somerhalder to Produce Climate Action Documentary. 29 September 2014.
UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres ’79 Leads Global Fight to Cut Carbon Emissions. 22 September 2014.
Climate change summitry's force of nature: Christiana Figueres. 21 September 2014.
Figueres: "If we want to prevent conflicts, we have to address climate change now". 18 September 2014.
Cleaner, Greener, and Richer. 19 Setiembre 2014.
Neutralidad climática: la urgencia de ver más allá de 2050. 18 Setiembre 2014.
New York climate summit is a chance to push for long-term climate neutrality
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Christiana Figueres: Climate deal must bring gender equality
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The top 15 most influential people in climate change. 03 July 2014.
Pragmatisk superoptimist med tårer i øynene. 23 June 2014. Video
UN chief: Climate change can ‘bring jobs and income’. 09 May 2014.
RI Interview: Christiana Figueres: some investors have their heads in the sand, but not for long!. 08 May 2014.
Faith leaders need to find their voice on climate change. 07 May 2014.
International scene for climate change action. 09 April 2014.
10 Of The Most Influential Latinos In The World. 31 March 2014.
Building a new world. March 2014.
Why women are the secret weapon to tackling climate change. 06 March 2014.
Business must 'work with government' on climate change. 06 March 2014.
Extreme weather is 'silver lining' for climate action: Christiana Figueres. 06 March 2014.
UN Says China, U.S. Climate Cooperation Raises Hopes for Global Deal. 06 March 2014.
Bank of England warned over 'carbon bubble' risk. 06 March 2014.
'Carbon bubble' poses serious threat to UK economy, MPs warn. 06 March 2014.
Extreme weather "not a fluke", UN climate chief tells paper. 06 March 2014.
Cut the 'weirdo words' and put a human face on climate change, says UN chief. 06 March 2014.
How megacities are becoming central players in the fight against climate change. 06 March 2014.
Focus on climate. 25 January 2014.
The pensions and nest eggs of billions of people around the world are being put at risk by global warming, says the UN's climate chief. 15 January 2014.
Compelling case for global deal on climate, says UN. 14 January 2014.
CNN Dinero: La Lucha E Inversión En El Cambio Climático. 14 Enero 2014.
UN climate chief calls for tripling of clean energy investment. 14 January 2014.
Top Global Emitter China Best on Climate Change, Figueres Says. 14 January 2014. Video
Figueres: not backing 2015 climate change treaty will be “unacceptable”. 05 January 2014.
UN Climate Change Secretary: Warsaw Consensus Close At Hand. 22 Noviembre 2013.
Figueres: “La ALBA es la ‘conciencia’ de la Convención”. 17 Noviembre 2013.
Christiana Figueres: ‘De aquí solo saldrá un entendimiento entre países’. 17 Noviembre 2013.
“Gobiernos marcan pauta”: Cristiana Figueres. 15 Noviembre 2013.
COP 19: Christiana Figueres on coal and climate. 15 November 2013.
Momentum for Change: How a Groundswell for Climate Action Is Building. 13 November 2013.
UN Official Discusses the "Good News" about Climate Change. 27 Septiembre 2013.
Fresh hopes on climate change. 27 Septiembre 2013.
United Nations Press Conference. 26 Septiembre 2013.
Clinton Global Initiative 2013 Annual Meeting: Vital Resources: Doing More with Less. 25 Septiembre 2013.
Christiana Figueres, Mayor Bloomberg and the Dutch Postcode Lottery honored with the Climate Group Leadership Awards. 24 Septiembre 2013.
“Con las renovables no se puede pasar de la ayuda al castigo”. 20 Septiembre 2013.
Delivery central to success of UN climate talks – Figueres. 03 June 2013.
Debate Over on Climate Change, Says Chief UN Climate Negotiator. 28 May 2013.
Figueres: 2015 climate deal must kickstart green growth. 02 May 2013.
WUMB Radio interview hosted by Ira Jackson, Dean of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies. 30 April 2013.
Christiana Figueres Optimistic For Ultimate Global Climate Deal. 30 April 2013.
Revista Estilo Ejecutivo: Luchadora del Ambiente. 4 Abril 2013.
Pacific can lead the world in renewables: UN. 27 March 2013.
Figueres: time for women to shine in climate challenge. 08 March 2013.
We cannot afford to wait - We need a clean revolution now. 14 February 2013.
'Climate change isn't a challenge of the future – it's here'. 11 February 2013.
Figueres calls on governments to ramp up climate aid. 23 January 2013.
UN climate chief says domestic climate laws will underpin 2015 deal. 15 January 2013.
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres says the 2013 Globe climate report on domestic legislation around the world demonstrates the number of governments who are committed to a transition to a low carbon economy. 14 January 2013.
Un accord universel sur les changements climatiques est à la fois « nécessaire et possible ». 22 December 2012.
Profile: Christiana Figueres. 21 December 2012.
É hora de trocar a política de culpa pela de oportunidade. 19 de dezembro de 2012.
Acuerdo climático universal es necesario y posible. 14 de diciembre de 2012.
Christiana Figueres: Global deal on climate complex but possible. 14 December 2012.
Doha closing briefing. 08 December 2012.
COP18: Changing Lives CDM Photo and Video Contest. December 2012.
Webcast of press briefing with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. 04 December 2012.
Webcast of press briefing with COP 18 President Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah. 03 December 2012.
Webcast of press briefing summing up progress made during the first five days of COP18 and next steps. 30 November 2012.
Momentum for Change: Recognizing Climate Action on the Ground. 27 November 2012.
UN Climate Chief: Talks Are Making Slow, Steady Progress. 21 November 2012.
Climate action must be accelerated at Doha talks, warns UN climate chief. 21 November 2012.
Christiana Figueres (UNFCCC): Climate Change: One Vision, One Mission, One Goal. 21 November 2012.
Figueres backs China’s new leader to increase climate ambition. 15 November 2012.
Straits Times - A role model in fighting climate change. 30 October 2012.
A letter to Ms. Figueres. 27 October 2012.
Both Romney and Obama Avoid Talk of Climate Change. 25 October 2012.
On 24 October, Lowy Institute Deputy Director Martine Letts discussed the inter-governmental responses to climate change with Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Christiana Figueres by Rob Wilson-Black”. August 2012.
Rio+20: Christiana Figueres: “Lets make green sexy”. 21 June 2012.
UNFCCC chief: Rio+20 and climate change talks have common goals. 23 May 2012.
UNFCCC chief Figueres demands action from youth over climate change. 21 May 2012.
Bonn 2012: Figueres on equity, ambition, Rio+20 and Twitter. 18 May 2012.
The Figueres family led Costa Rica's revolution, and now its green revolution. 14 May 2012.
Building Resilience - Rockefeller Foundation Centennial. 19 April 2012.
The Rockefeller Foundation Centennial. 19 April 2012.
The Case of Climate Change.18 April 2012.
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Addresses Philanthropists Forum. 18 April 2012.
The current of climate change. 25 February 2012.
UN climate chief turns to CEOs for action. 21 February 2012.
A message from Christiana Figueres. 16 February 2012.
Training the Leaders of "Generation Climate". 14 February 2012.
UNFCCC Executive Secretary on mission to the Antarctic.
Signs of New Life as U.N. Searches for a Climate Accord. 24 January 2012.
Christiana Figueres secretaria ejecutiva de la convención nos explica las conclusiones de la reunión de la ONU. 16 January 2012.
Figueres: Action not words will fight climate change 11 January 2012.
A tormenta de Durban Domingo, 11 de desembro de 2011.
COP17: Figueres makes an emotional plea for the low-carbon economy. 02 December 2011.
Figueres, das Herz der Klimakonferenz. Freitag, 02. Dezember 2011.
Figueres: Weaving patiently in a tough climate. 28 November 2011.
Revista Perfil: Christiana Figueres. 03 Junio 2011
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