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Ahead of UNEA-2: Paris Signing Marks Critical Next Step to Sustainable Future
Ahead of UNEA-2: Paris Signing Marks Critical Next Step to Sustainable Future 20/04/2016

Climate and Sustainability - A Shared Vision of Opportunity for Billions of People

UNEP Report Provides Roadmap for Solar Energy Exports from Ghana
UNEP Report Provides Roadmap for Solar Energy Exports from Ghana 20/04/2016

West African country to earn $38 million, create 3,000 jobs and save 40,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions with exports from a 100 MW of solar power plant

Gearing up for UNEA- 2, African Ministers Pledge Accelerated Action on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Illegal Trade in Wildlife
Gearing up for UNEA- 2, African Ministers Pledge Accelerated Action on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Illegal Trade in Wildlife 19/04/2016

Decisions taken at African Ministerial Conference on the Environment set stage for brighter future for continent

New UN Web Tool Demonstrates Climate Benefits of Protecting Apes
New UN Web Tool Demonstrates Climate Benefits of Protecting Apes 14/04/2016

Protecting great apes in Africa and Asia can help countries fight climate change.

New Secretary for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
New Secretary for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 13/04/2016

The IPCC offers policymakers a snapshot of what the scientific community understands about climate change.

Countries Make Further Progress towards Curbing Potent Greenhouse Gases under the Montreal Protocol
Countries Make Further Progress towards Curbing Potent Greenhouse Gases under the Montreal Protocol 11/04/2016

An agreement to phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Montreal Protocol could prevent a global temperature rise of up to 0.4°C by the end of the century

MEDIA INVITATION: Ahead of the Signing of Paris Agreement, Top Climate Change Scientists Meet in Nairobi
MEDIA INVITATION: Ahead of the Signing of Paris Agreement, Top Climate Change Scientists Meet in Nairobi 11/04/2016

Press Conference Invitation distributed on behalf of the IPCC

Japan - Floating to a Clean Energy Future
Japan - Floating to a Clean Energy Future 06/04/2016

A country struck by disaster harnesses the power of ocean winds to set sail for a brighter, greener future

Media Alert: UNFCCC Secretariat and Earth Day Network Launch Campaign to Mark Signing of Paris Agreement and to Celebrate Earth Day on 22 April
Media Alert: UNFCCC Secretariat and Earth Day Network Launch Campaign to Mark Signing of Paris Agreement and to Celebrate Earth Day on 22 April 06/04/2016

The link between the Paris Agreement and trees is clear-forests will be key allies for combating climate change and meeting the long term goal of restoring the ecological balance of planet Earth by the second half of the century.

Media Invitation: Countries Discuss Reduction of Climate Change-Inducing HFCs
Media Invitation: Countries Discuss Reduction of Climate Change-Inducing HFCs 04/04/2016

Phasing down hydrofluorocarbons under the Montreal Protocol could prevent a global temperature rise of up to 0.4°C

Sugar sweetens the deal for renewable energy
Sugar sweetens the deal for renewable energy 04/04/2016

Cogeneration of heat and power from sugarcane byproducts can help meet Africa's energy needs

Greening Peru's Economy
Greening Peru's Economy 01/04/2016

Integrating green growth into development policies can help countries promote the efficient and environmentally sound use of resources while boosting green jobs

Latin American Environment Ministers Meet to Fast-Track Action on Climate Change, Deforestation, Air Pollution
Latin American Environment Ministers Meet to Fast-Track Action on Climate Change, Deforestation, Air Pollution 30/03/2016

Gearing up for the 2nd UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-2), ministers to define regional approaches to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Energy Efficiency Powers Latin America's Development
Energy Efficiency Powers Latin America's Development 29/03/2016

The region could save up to 10% in energy consumption by switching to cleaner technologies

A Blow for Coal, a Boom for Solar
A Blow for Coal, a Boom for Solar 24/03/2016

India's Supreme Court Ruling puts the country on a green energy path

Development of Water Trading in Australia
Development of Water Trading in Australia 23/03/2016

Economic mechanisms help communities adjust to extreme changes in water availability

UNEP Inaugurates New Offices in Paris
UNEP Inaugurates New Offices in Paris 22/03/2016

UNEP's new offices in Paris

Improving Efficiency in Kenya's Forestry Sector Could Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 27%, Bring Annual Economic Benefits of $188 Million
Improving Efficiency in Kenya's Forestry Sector Could Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 27%, Bring Annual Economic Benefits of $188 Million 21/03/2016

Joint Kenya and United Nations Report Highlights Measures that Could Contribute Significantly to Kenya's Paris Climate Commitments

Half the World to Face Severe Water Stress by 2030 unless Water Use is "Decoupled" from Economic Growth, Says International Resource Panel
Half the World to Face Severe Water Stress by 2030 unless Water Use is "Decoupled" from Economic Growth, Says International Resource Panel 21/03/2016

Demand for water set to outstrip supply by 40 per cent, highlighting urgent need to improve how humans use the precious resource

Safeguarding People and Forests in the Congo Basin
Safeguarding People and Forests in the Congo Basin 21/03/2016

REDD+ helps to protect Africa's largest forests while supporting the sustainable development of local communities