If we manage to reduce short lived climate pollution, we not only save millions of lives but also reduce global warming by as much as 0.6 degrees by 2050
"We had to teach people in the communities what a cooperative in the electricity sector was all about." Rithot Thilus, General Manager of CEAC
'The Coming Financial Climate' report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) identifies measures that cover risk, capital mobilization, transparency and a shift in the financial culture to make climate security an integral part of a sustainable financial system.
Rapid implementation of measures to reduce black carbon in a range of sectors would deliver multiple benefits and near term results in health, climate and other areas
Environment crime undermines sustainable development. It is not only a threat to species, to habitats and to ecosystems, but also to human health, livelihoods and national economies
Political stability, good governance and increasing export revenues have turned Ghana into one of the largest and fastest-growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa, and the cocoa industry has played a key role in this process.
Global Cooperation Reversed Ozone Depletion, Renewables Reached New Heights and First UNEA Advanced Environmental Agenda
Ministers optimistic on moving Asia Pacific countries towards inclusive green economies
Ministers will look at ways to close development gaps, reduce poverty and improve well-being of people in the region.
High Potential for Low-Carbon and Resource-Efficient Growth
Key decisions adopted at the meeting include the listing of four new chemicals under the Stockholm and Rotterdam Conventions.