Climate change timeline

Estimated World Population 9.735 Billion
Estimated World Population 9.481 Billion
Estimated World Population 9.198 Billion
Estimated World Population 8.887 Billion
Estimated World Population 8.548 Billion
February, 2021
President Joe Biden signed executive orders to transform the nation’s heavily fossil-fuel-powered economy into a clean-burning economy. The Us's most...
January, 2021
Covid-19 cases around the world have now surpassed 96,823,968, according to John Hopkins University as of January 2021. Over 400,000...
Joe Biden - 46th American President
January, 2021
20 January 2021 - Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America after...
Climate Emergency
December, 2020
The New Zealand Government, led by Jacinda Ardern, announced that she has proposed New Zealand declare "A climate emergency for...
November, 2020
The total confirmed coronavirus cases have surged past 50 million following record new case numbers in several countries. Coronavirus kills...
Labour Government New Zealand wins landslide election 2020
October, 2020
Labour Government of New Zealand with leader Jacinda Ardern has won a historic victory in the 2020 election, with Labour...
One million deaths from coronavirus
October, 2020
Over one million lives have been lost around the world from Coronavirus, it is expected that this figure could double...
September, 2020
Global coronavirus cases have exceeded 30 million, according to a Reuters tally, and the pandemic is showing no signs of...
New Zealand's warmest winter, 2020 on record
September, 2020
New Zealand has just experienced its warmest winter on record, according to official NIWA climate data. NIWA’s Seven Station Temperature...
Lockdown Level 3 Covid-19 alert for Auckland
August, 2020
As of 11.59 pm 30th August 2020, the Auckland region joined the rest of the country in Lockdown Alert Level...
Lockdown Level 3 Covid-19 alert for Auckland
August, 2020
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces level 3 lockdown for Auckland due to the discovery of Community Covid-19 cases....
Covid-19 confirmed cases surpass 20 million
August, 2020
Covid-19 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India, and Brazil,...
July, 2020
The world's population has hit 7,800,959,316 Billion. Exceeding expectations of 7.7 billion for the end of 2020.
Coronavirus cases hit 16 million in July 2020
July, 2020
The global number of coronavirus cases crossed 16 million on Sunday, according to renowned resource centre Johns Hopkins University and...
June, 2020
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide surpassed 10 million on Sunday, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University. The...
May, 2020
Reported Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases around the world reached 5 million on Thursday as some countries begin easing strict social distancing guidelines and...
May, 2020
Statistics NZ on Monday said New Zealand's population passed 5 million in March as the country went into lockdown. "This...
May, 2020
Alert Level 2 — Reduce The disease is contained, but the risk of community transmission remains. Risk assessment Household transmission could...
April, 2020
Covid-19 (coronavirus) has now infected 3 million people around the world, with the global death toll more than 200,000, according...
April, 2020
The Government put New Zealand out of Alert Level 4 lockdown at 11.59pm on Monday 27 April. We will hold...
March, 2020
New Zealand was moved up to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 – Restrict, for the next 48 hours before then moving...
March, 2020
The World Health Organization declared the outbreak to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020, and recognised it as...
December, 2019
The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2). The outbreak was identified in Wuhan, China,...
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November, 2019
By the end of this year the population of the world is expected to be 7.713 billion.
UN Climate Action Summit 2019
September, 2019
The 2019 UN Climate Action Summit was held at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York City on 23 September 2019. The UN 2019...
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December, 2018
The population of the world at the end of 2018 was 7.631 billion.
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December, 2017
The population of the world at the end of 2017 was 7.547 billion.
December, 2016
At the end of 2016 Global Carbon Emissions was at 35.753 billion Tonnes
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December, 2016
The population of the world at the end of 2016 was 7.464 billion.
United Nations climate change
November, 2016
The Paris Agreement entered into force on 4 November 2016, thirty days after the date on which at least 55...
December, 2015
At the end of 2015 Global Carbon Emissions was at 35.631 billion Tonnes
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December, 2015
The population of the world at the end of 2015 was 7.379 billion.
December, 2015
At COP 21 in Paris, on 12 December 2015, Parties to the UNFCCC reached a landmark agreement to combat climate...


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