Climate Change Press Releases

Montreal Protocol Parties Discuss Issues Related to the Protection of the Ozone Layer

The Open-Ended Working Group also discussed alternatives to ozone-depleting substances in various sectors, current and future demand for those alternatives, their economic costs and implications, as well as the environmental benefits of avoiding alternatives to ODSs with high-global warming potential.
21-7-2014 00:00:00

Historic UN Environment Assembly Calls for Strengthened Action on Air Quality, Linked to 7 Million Deaths Annually, Among 16 Major Resolutions

UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)
28-6-2014 00:00:00

Bangladesh Uncovers the Crippling Cost of Climate Change Adaptation


23-5-2014 00:00:00

New China-UNEP Agreement to Boost South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Adaptation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner Discuss Cooperation Ahead of Landmark Global Environment Assembly, Next Month
10-5-2014 00:00:00

From Protecting Bluefin Tuna to Saving the World's Wetlands and Championing Sustainable Development Causes: Zayed International Prize Honours Top Environmentalists

The Zayed International Prize for the Environment is the most prestigious and valuable international environmental award worldwide worth USD 1 million
7-5-2014 00:00:00

Student and Environmental Activist Wins World Environment Day Video-Blogging Competition


6-5-2014 00:00:00

Ahead of SGs Climate Summit, Leaders Gather in Abu Dhabi to Discuss Concrete Measures and Commitments

A high-level two-day meeting will help leaders from across governments, business and civil society prepare to take action at the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit in September.
4-5-2014 00:00:00

New Study Shows Kenya's Shift to Green Economy Should Generate USD 45 Billion by 2030, Build Climate Resilience and Boost Food Security

The Green Economy Assessment Report: Kenya Shows Positive Returns Projected within Seven to Ten Years.
15-4-2014 00:00:00

Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments

Renewables account for 44% of 2013's newly-installed generating capacity despite global investment dropping for second year
7-4-2014 00:00:00

Governments Review Issues to Top World Environment Agenda Ahead of First-Ever UN Environment Assembly

Committee of Permanent Representatives to UNEP gather in Nairobi ahead of the first session of the world's preeminent environmental meeting.
25-3-2014 00:00:00

Annual Investment of US $30 Billion in Tropical Forest Conservation Can Support Green and Sustainable Economic Growth

Integrating REDD+ programmes into a Green Economy approach can conserve and even boost the economic and social benefits forests provide to human society.
20-3-2014 00:00:00

Latin American and Caribbean Ministerial Forum Approves Decisions to Advance Sustainable Development in Region

Acknowledging the need and opportunities for global-scale leadership by this region for the world´s environment, through the Los Cabos Declaration, the Ministers confirmed the Forum of Ministers of the Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean as one of the most relevant spaces for political and policy dialogue to establish and identify regional priorities.
16-3-2014 00:00:00


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