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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.

NavarreNavarre

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.

Rezidor Hotel GroupRezidor Hotel Group

The global hotel industry uses large amounts of energy and plenty of other natural resources in the day-to-day running of its properties. 'Going Green' is more than a mere fad for a lot of the players in the industry. With energy accounting for between 3 and 6% of running costs, it also makes better business sense. The Rezidor Hotel Group is an industry leader in sustainable practices and is adopting measures that are suited to each individual property.

UNEP Chief Addresses UN Security Council Debate on Climate Change and SecurityUNEP Chief Addresses UN Security Council Debate on Climate Change and Security

UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner delivers an address on the impact of climate change on maintaining international peace and security.

British TelecomBritish Telecom

BT has long recognised that corporate responsibility goes
hand in hand with growing a sustainable business model. From the top to the very
bottom, the company has actively set out to transform the way it is run – and as
a result has reduced its carbon footprint, saved millions in annual expenditure,
and increased worker productivity by 20%. In India, BT, Cisco and the NGO One
World South Asia have launched a telephone-based information service that has
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