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Short Lived Climate Pollutants - SLCPShort Lived Climate Pollutants - SLCP

Pollutants that are short-lived in the atmosphere such as black carbon, methane and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are responsible for a substantial fraction of current global warming with particularly large impacts in urban areas and sensitive regions of the world like the Arctic, and have harmful health and environmental impacts.

Addressing these short lived climate pollutants can have immediate, multiple benefits. Reducing them will protect human health and the environment now and s

The Future We WantThe Future We Want

The Rio+20 conference on sustainable development, which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 2012 was the biggest UN conference ever and a major step forward in achieving a sustainable future – the future we want. In this short video, visitors to the UNEP Pavilion share their thoughts on the future they want for generations to come.

Japan Tsunami CleanupJapan Tsunami Cleanup

A year after the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011, killing just over 19,000 people, a group of international experts in post-disaster waste management were invited to Japan by the government for an information-exchange mission with local authorities.

UNEP 40th Anniversary - Lead phase outUNEP 40th Anniversary - Lead phase out

Why Celebrate UNEP at 40 – it helped phase out lead in  petrol in Africa saving babies and infants from brain damage that globally was costing the world $2.4 trillion a year.                                                    &nb

Future FailureFuture Failure

tve biomovies is a film competition - in its second year - open to anyone aged from 9 to 99 around the world with access to a camera. You could receive US$300 to produce a one-minute film about the environment. Which bit of the environment? Choose a category and decide. Your film can be funny or serious, an animation, a drama or a documentary.

The Antarctic Ozone Hole - Full length VideoThe Antarctic Ozone Hole - Full length Video

While the ozone hole has been considered by some as a solved problem, in fact its recovery is still many decades away and the effects and interactions of ozone depletion on climate change are just starting to be understood.

Promoting Cleaner Fuels and Vehicles for Better Air QualityPromoting Cleaner Fuels and Vehicles for Better Air Quality

The Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles supports developing countries in their efforts to improve fuel and vehicle technologies that reduce air pollution. The partnership builds on current trends and efforts in the development of fuel and vehicle technologies.

The Antarctic Ozone Hole - From Discovery to Recovery.TrailerThe Antarctic Ozone Hole - From Discovery to Recovery.Trailer

While the ozone hole has been considered by some as a solved problem, in fact its recovery is still many decades away and the effects and interactions of ozone depletion on climate change are just starting to be understood.
This short film seeks out explanations and answers from the scientists closest to the issue

Africa Water AtlasAfrica Water Atlas

Africa Water Resources Atlas: challenges and opportunities - combines visual time series imagery to visually show how climate change threatens the fresh water resources on the African continent. Using satellite pictures taken over long periods of time, the atlas now makes it possible for us to see changes that we were not able to see just 10 to 20 years ago. In addition, complex scientific studies accumulated over numbers of years is now presented in a user friendly form that all can under

European Carbon ExchangeEuropean Carbon Exchange

When Europe signed the Kyoto protocol, it pledged to cut green house gases by 8% from its 1990 levels, by 2012. As one way of reaching this goal, at the beginning of 2005, Europe launched the first international trading scheme for CO2 emission quotas - a carbon exchange.


When it comes to wind energy, Spain is one of the world leaders. On very windy days, wind energy production can supply as much as 40 percent of Spain's electricity demand, although the yearly average is around 10 percent. Navarre is one region in Northern Spain that is leading the way in renewable energy generation and hoping that all of the region's energy would soon come from renewable sources.

Covanta: Energy from WasteCovanta: Energy from Waste

Did you know that each tone solid waste or garbage that we throw out has the same energy value of about one barrel of oil? An increasing number of communities across the world are today looking to energy-from-waste as a viable alternative to fossil fuels, while at the same time tackling the growing problem of landfill and the world leader in this waste to energy revolution is American energy producer Covanta Energy.

HP - Reducing Climate EmissionsHP - Reducing Climate Emissions

Videoconferencing has been around for many years now. However due to slow data transfer speeds, low video quality and the inability to do multiple functions at the same time, such as share presentations, businesses did not see videoconferencing as a replacement for face-to-face meetings. Hewlett Packard's Halo Telepresence is a revolutionary teleconferencing solution that is helping companies all over the world reduce their climate footprint.