Press Releases

"The Eyes of the World are on Paris"

COP21 Opening Ceremony
30/11/2015 00:00:00

'Whole System' Approach Needed to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Experts Say at Climate Meeting

Appropriate Management of Natural Resources at Centre of Solutions to Climate Change, Says International Resource Panel
30/11/2015 00:00:00

RSPO Commits to Orangutan Crisis via GRASP

An estimated 70,000 orangutans remain in the wild, but the majority are found on Borneo. The fires shattered already fragmented populations and left orangutan rehabilitation centers overwhelmed by rescued apes.
30/11/2015 00:00:00

The World Mourns One of its Greats: Maurice Strong Dies, His Legacy Lives On

Maurice Strong was a visionary and a pioneer of global sustainable development.
28/11/2015 00:00:00

Low Carbon Transport Transition Can Shave 13 Billion Tonnes off India's CO2 Emissions by 2050

The Promoting Low Carbon Transport in India project concluded today with a workshop held as part of the 8th Urban Mobility India conference in New Delhi.
27/11/2015 00:00:00

Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition Overseeing Decarbonization of $230bn Assets under Management, Far above Target

UK, Dutch and French Investment Firms Join Coalition Ahead of COP21, with More to Follow
27/11/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Research Presented at World Forum on Natural Capital Finds Economic, Social Benefits from Efficient Water Use in Morocco and Kazakhstan

The project has developed a tool for mainstreaming ecosystem service valuation that helps understand (and measure) the impact of policies on natural asset wealth.
27/11/2015 00:00:00

His Holiness Pope Francis to Visit UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi and Deliver Key Address

His Holiness Pope Francis, as part of his three-day visit to Kenya
26/11/2015 00:00:00

Pope Francis Calls for Strong Climate Agreement during Visit to UN Environment Programme Headquarters

Transforming Current Development Models "Political and Economic Obligation", Says Pontiff
26/11/2015 00:00:00

New Tools for Training Champions of Fight against Deforestation

UN-REDD Programme launches REDD+ Academy Learning Journals and REDD+ e-Academy
25/11/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director to Host Facebook Q&A Today

25/11/2015 00:00:00

Gearing up to Host Climate Conference, France Emerges as Green Finance Leader

New report identifies key steps in France's strategy to mobilize capital for sustainable growth
23/11/2015 00:00:00

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