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
Bus, Train, Metro and Carpooling Companies Join Forces to Show Role of Transport in a Green Economy
Initiative will Focus on Resource Efficiency Measures to Achieve Sustainable Urban Development
Policies Can Be Replicated and Upscaled to Help World Realize Green Economy, Says Report
Entries open for Climate and Clean Air Coalition's global outreach contest
Paradoxically, if we fail to act decisively to combat climate change, the reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions could occur through the collapse of the world economy, warns Maurice Strong in this column.
Nairobi, 11 June 2012 - With just over one week before world governments meet in Brazil for the Rio+20 summit, some of the biggest names in music have been united on a new album, which puts the message of sustainability into song.
Ambitious Set of Sustainability Targets Can be Met, But Only with Renewed Commitment
and Rapid Scaling-Up of Successful Policies
ACAD Facility on track to catalyze dozens of prototype projects
Brazilian Banker, UAE Entrepreneur, and Maasai Warrior Also Recognized for Environmental Achievements
The winners of the Champions of the Earth Awards, organized by the United Nations Environment Programme, will be unveiled on 4 June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro.
Preparations Underway in Host Country Brazil
User-Generated Content to Improve Information-Sharing on Sustainable Development