The University has adopted an ambitious greenhouse gas reduction strategy, which includes incentivizing modes of public transportation, building a large solar photovoltaic panel surface, and adopting geothermal energy in the near future.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon hitches a ride with the Solar Taxi on 12 September 2008 from his residence to the UN Headquarters in New York.
Climate Thinkers - Pavan Sukhdev
Pavan Sukhdev, Special Advisor and Head of Green Economy, talks about how controlling blue, green, black and brown carbon compositely will help us deal with climate change rather than focusing on just one form of carbon emission.
Share The Road
For the majority of people in developing countries the only viable mobility options are walking, cycling and public transport. Yet with deteriorating, or non-existent, infrastructure for non-motorised transport and public transport, these low-carbon modes are becoming increasingly unsafe. Share the Road: Minimum 10% Finance for Safety, Environment and Accessibility is a joint UNEP - Foundation for the Automobile and Society initiative.
Journey to the Polar Ice Rim
A behind the scenes look at the UN Secretary-General’s recent visit to the Arctic where he witnessed first hand the rapid effects on the local environment caused by global warming.