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Montreal Protocol Parties Discuss Issues Related to the Protection of the Ozone Layer
Montreal Protocol Parties Discuss Issues Related to the Protection of the Ozone Layer 21/07/2014

The Open-Ended Working Group also discussed alternatives to ozone-depleting substances in various sectors, current and future demand for those alternatives, their economic costs and implications, as well as the environmental benefits of avoiding alternatives to ODSs with high-global warming potential.

New China-UNEP Agreement to Boost South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Adaptation
New China-UNEP Agreement to Boost South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Adaptation 10/05/2014

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner Discuss Cooperation Ahead of Landmark Global Environment Assembly, Next Month

From Protecting Bluefin Tuna to Saving the World's Wetlands and Championing Sustainable Development Causes: Zayed International Prize Honours Top Environmentalists
From Protecting Bluefin Tuna to Saving the World's Wetlands and Championing Sustainable Development Causes: Zayed International Prize Honours Top Environmentalists 07/05/2014

The Zayed International Prize for the Environment is the most prestigious and valuable international environmental award worldwide worth USD 1 million

Ahead of SGs Climate Summit, Leaders Gather in Abu Dhabi to Discuss Concrete Measures and Commitments
Ahead of SGs Climate Summit, Leaders Gather in Abu Dhabi to Discuss Concrete Measures and Commitments 04/05/2014

A high-level two-day meeting will help leaders from across governments, business and civil society prepare to take action at the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit in September.

New Study Shows Kenya's Shift to Green Economy Should Generate USD 45 Billion by 2030, Build Climate Resilience and Boost Food Security
New Study Shows Kenya's Shift to Green Economy Should Generate USD 45 Billion by 2030, Build Climate Resilience and Boost Food Security 15/04/2014

The Green Economy Assessment Report: Kenya Shows Positive Returns Projected within Seven to Ten Years.

Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments
Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments 07/04/2014

Renewables account for 44% of 2013's newly-installed generating capacity despite global investment dropping for second year

Governments Review Issues to Top World Environment Agenda Ahead of First-Ever UN Environment Assembly
Governments Review Issues to Top World Environment Agenda Ahead of First-Ever UN Environment Assembly 25/03/2014

Committee of Permanent Representatives to UNEP gather in Nairobi ahead of the first session of the world's preeminent environmental meeting.

Annual Investment of US $30 Billion in Tropical Forest Conservation Can Support Green and Sustainable Economic Growth
Annual Investment of US $30 Billion in Tropical Forest Conservation Can Support Green and Sustainable Economic Growth 20/03/2014

Integrating REDD+ programmes into a Green Economy approach can conserve and even boost the economic and social benefits forests provide to human society.

Latin American and Caribbean Ministerial Forum Approves Decisions to Advance Sustainable Development in Region
Latin American and Caribbean Ministerial Forum Approves Decisions to Advance Sustainable Development in Region 16/03/2014

Acknowledging the need and opportunities for global-scale leadership by this region for the world´s environment, through the Los Cabos Declaration, the Ministers confirmed the Forum of Ministers of the Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean as one of the most relevant spaces for political and policy dialogue to establish and identify regional priorities.

Africa Aims to Boost Food Security Action on Occasion of Africa Environment Day and Wangari Maathai Day
Africa Aims to Boost Food Security Action on Occasion of Africa Environment Day and Wangari Maathai Day 03/03/2014

Green Economy Transition Will Assist in Addressing Continent's Environmental Challenges

Keynote Address by Achim Steiner UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director at the Second GLOBE Climate Legislation Summit
Keynote Address by Achim Steiner UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director at the Second GLOBE Climate Legislation Summit 27/02/2014

Delayed action means a higher likelihood of near-term climate impacts, as well as the continued use of carbon-intensive and energy-intensive infrastructure, according to the Emissions Gap report launched by UNEP and over 44 research institutes from 17 countries in 2013

World Economic Forum Session on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Draws International Leaders
World Economic Forum Session on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Draws International Leaders 24/01/2014

Major Investment Groups Urge Oil and Gas Companies To Join CCAC Methane Partnership

India's Urban Mobility Plans Pathway to Sustainability
India's Urban Mobility Plans Pathway to Sustainability 18/12/2013

Non-motorized transport, energy efficiency key to reducing per capita emissions, says new report