The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer Celebrates:
Phase-out of 98% of ozone depleting substances
Close to 135 gigatonnes in CO2 emission savings
Benefits for human health and the environment
A newly launched loan scheme aimed at increasing the number of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in developing countries has authorized the funding of more than USD $3 million towards 23 CDM projects.
UNEP-Facilitated Standardized Baseline Expected to Boost Access to Climate-Friendly Investment
Dr. Naoko Ishii has succeeded Monique Barbut as CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility.
Civil society, Private sector and Government leaders named to 26-member advisory Panel
Dozens of groups join new platform to promote sustainable development of river basin.
Progress Towards Fast Cuts in Emissions from Oil and Gas Industry to Brick Kilns Spotlighted at Working Group Meeting
13-Year-old Diana Park of the USA Awarded First Prize from over 630,000 Entries
UNEP and EU's Committee of the Regions (CoR) sign agreement at Rio+20 summit confirming partnership on sustainable development
Institutions commit to promoting the role of local and regional authorities in decision-making in environmental protection
UNEP and CoR call cities and regions throughout the world to join forces
Countries Agree to 2016 as Target Date for Transition to Efficient Lamps
New Policy Status Map and National Assessments Highlight Huge Savings Potential
A Transition to a Green Economy Can Assist in Fast Tracking Food Security and More Diverse and Productive Landscapes
Results of UN Survey of 130 Countries Provides In-Depth Status Report on Global Efforts to Improve Water Management