Press Releases

UNEP Head Joins State Visit by French President to Philippines to Spotlight Need for Urgent Action on Climate Change

President Benigno Aquino III and President Hollande will sign the Manila Call to Action on Climate Change to encourage global support for the climate agreement set to be finalized in Paris later this year.
26-2-2015 00:00:00

United Nations Reports Its 2013 Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Efforts to reduce emissions continued, as evidenced by case studies on the Greening the Blue website
26-2-2015 00:00:00

Modernizing District Energy Systems Could Reduce Heating and Cooling Primary Energy Consumption by up to 50% finds New Report

Reducing Cities' Heating and Cooling Energy Consumption Key to Keeping Global Temperature Rise to 2°C
26-2-2015 00:00:00

First International Forum on Sustainable Lifestyles Seeks to Accelerate Transition to Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns

The forum also looks to find ways around barriers to change by sharing knowledge and experiences, and showcasing initiatives across many areas.
25-2-2015 00:00:00

IPCC Presents Findings in Nairobi

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the world body for assessing the science related to climate change.
24-2-2015 00:00:00

IPCC Agrees on Acting Chair after R.K. Pachauri Steps Down

The actions taken today will ensure that the IPCC's mission to assess climate change continues without interruption
24-2-2015 00:00:00

Tackling Harmful Algal Blooms

Global Partnership Identifies Ways to Reduce Excess Nutrients in Environment
20-2-2015 00:00:00

Mediation Can Prevent, Resolve Natural Resources Disputes New UN Guide Launched

Drawing on decades of experience in the field of mediation of natural resource conflicts, the Guide provides best practices and strategies for mediating different types of resource conflicts.
19-2-2015 00:00:00

UNEP Invites Nominations for Top Environmental Award

These awards recognize men and women from the fields of policy, science, entrepreneurship and civil society whose initiatives have left a positive and lasting impact on the environment
18-2-2015 00:00:00

Spirit of Lima Transforms into Spirit of Geneva En Route to December Climate Conference

Nations concluded the Geneva Climate Change Talks by successfully preparing the formal negotiating text for the 2015 agreement.
16-2-2015 00:00:00

Report on Health and Biodiversity Demonstrates Human Health Benefits from Protecting Biodiversity

The report demonstrates that the relationship between biodiversity and human health is extensive and complex.
14-2-2015 00:00:00

Bringing Science to Policymakers

Once the science establishes the need for action, governments can act both unilaterally and in a more internationally coordinated fashion
13-2-2015 00:00:00

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