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Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles
Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles 15/09/2016

- Global Environment Outlook findings for the pan-European region form basis for common action - Up to 44,000 Poles die prematurely due to poor air quality, according to European Environment Agency - Better use of available resources could earn the region 1.8 trillion Euro and create up to 3 million jobs in EU alone

On eve of G20 Summit, China puts green finance centre stage
On eve of G20 Summit, China puts green finance centre stage 02/09/2016

- State Council approves proposals to propel greening of China's financial sector - US$600 billion per annum is needed in China to finance green projects

Incoming President of UN General Assembly  puts financing for sustainable development center stage
Incoming President of UN General Assembly puts financing for sustainable development center stage 25/08/2016

- US$5-7 trillion a year needed to implement the Sustainable Development Goals

Walking into an ecological wilderness
Walking into an ecological wilderness 08/08/2016

By Balakrishna Pisupati and Mathis Wackernagel

UN Environment Head Lauds First Solar-Powered Circumnavigation of Globe by Airplane
UN Environment Head Lauds First Solar-Powered Circumnavigation of Globe by Airplane 26/07/2016

"While they have achieved another milestone in flight, their circumnavigation is even more momentous for what it demonstrates about clean technology."

Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol
Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol 25/07/2016

Governments set the stage for a possible agreement to reduce potent greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol. An amendment on reducing HFCs would be a significant step towards meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Reducing Hydrofluorocarbons via the Montreal Protocol is the most significant climate action the world can take this year
Reducing Hydrofluorocarbons via the Montreal Protocol is the most significant climate action the world can take this year 22/07/2016

An HFC phase-down can avoid up to 0.5⁰ Celsius of global warming by 2100. HFCs are the fastest-growing greenhouse gases. Many are 100s to 1000s of times more powerful than carbon dioxide (CO2) at warming the atmosphere. The Climate and Clean Air Coalition believes urgent actions, like an HFC phase-down, are necessary to limit climate change.

Developing Countries Show World Way Forward on Green Finance
Developing Countries Show World Way Forward on Green Finance 18/07/2016

Developing countries embrace green finance policies as part of wider effort to finance the real economy and meet social, economic and environmental needs Green finance policies inspired by new models such as developments in fintech US$5-7 trillion a year needed to implement the Sustainable Development Goals

Climate Change Response Requires Finance, Cooperation and Participation
Climate Change Response Requires Finance, Cooperation and Participation 01/07/2016

High-level session closes productive Africa Carbon Forum 2016

Green Climate Fund Injects over $20 Million into UNEP-Backed Efforts to Adapt to Climate Change in The Gambia
Green Climate Fund Injects over $20 Million into UNEP-Backed Efforts to Adapt to Climate Change in The Gambia 01/07/2016

The unprecedented project will generate cash returns of at least $77.5 million