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Montreal Protocol Parties Move Closer to Managing Hydrofluorocarbons under Most-Successful Environmental Treaty Montreal Protocol Parties Move Closer to Managing Hydrofluorocarbons under Most-Successful Environmental Treaty
28/ 07/ 2015
HFCs are used in the air conditioning, refrigeration, foam and aerosol sectors as replacements for many ozone-depleting substances (ODSs)
UNEP Executive Director Applauds Potential of Addis Ababa Action Agenda to Speed Financing for Development UNEP Executive Director Applauds Potential of Addis Ababa Action Agenda to Speed Financing for Development
16/ 07/ 2015
The Addis Ababa Action Agenda provides a foundation for implementing the global sustainable development agenda
UNEP and Xinhua Heads Sign Agreement on Promotion of Environmental Issues UNEP and Xinhua Heads Sign Agreement on Promotion of Environmental Issues
10/ 06/ 2015
The new agreement to run through to 2018.
On World Oceans Day, New UN Report Recommends Ban of Microplastics in Cosmetics On World Oceans Day, New UN Report Recommends Ban of Microplastics in Cosmetics
08/ 06/ 2015
Study showcases potential threats to human and ecosystems' health
Musician and Environmentalist Jack Johnson Designated UNEP Goodwill Ambassador on World Environment Day 2015 Musician and Environmentalist Jack Johnson Designated UNEP Goodwill Ambassador on World Environment Day 2015
05/ 06/ 2015
Jack Johnson is an inspirational artist and committed environmentalist. His millions of fans around the world form part of a unique network that engages with environmental non-profits at each of his tour stops
Environmental Emergency Heroes Honoured with Green Star Awards Environmental Emergency Heroes Honoured with Green Star Awards
02/ 06/ 2015
The winners this year were announced at a high-level event in Oslo sponsored by the Norwegian Government.
New Report Outlines Strategies to Increase Funding for Black Carbon Reduction New Report Outlines Strategies to Increase Funding for Black Carbon Reduction
21/ 05/ 2015
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
Inaugural Environment Ministers Forum Calls for Enhanced Action for a Resilient, Resource Efficient Asia Pacific Inaugural Environment Ministers Forum Calls for Enhanced Action for a Resilient, Resource Efficient Asia Pacific
20/ 05/ 2015
Ministers optimistic on moving Asia Pacific countries towards inclusive green economies

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