An agreement in Copenhagen to fund reduced emissions from deforestation may generate multiple environmental and economic benefits if investments simultaneously target sites that are both carbon and biodiversity-rich
The rapidly changing environment of parts of Europe is chronicled in a new atlas of change, launched today by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
UNEP launches in Copenhagen the UN Climate Wall, an installation embedded with over 100 authentic testimonies and real-life stories describing how climate change is impacting the lives of populations around the world.
On-Line Emissions Reduction Service Brings UN Copenhagen Conference into the World's Offices, Homes and to their Mobile Phones
Hundreds of millions of people in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region and in the river basins downstream are being forced to adapt to a new reality: climate change.
Climate change is increasing uncertainty and the risk for extreme droughts interspersed with extreme floods that are challenging food security, housing, infrastructure, business and even survival.
Energy-efficient buildings could significantly contribute to reducing the risks of climate change, said a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today.
Copenhagen, 10 December 2009- Bilateral Financial Institutions or BFIs are investing far more in climate change actions in developing countries than many may presume.
The Copenhagen negotiations must deliver the high-end of current proposals, and stretch beyond them, if the world is to have a reasonable chance of containing warming to below 2 degrees celsius above pre-industrial levels, or the 1.5 degrees celsius goal of many developing nations.
A new photography exhibit is bringing the voice of young people in the Arctic to Copenhagen during the UN climate talks.
To bring about change, innovation, and collaboration, 30 directors from all the continents are offering their own 2-minute take on the environment
Launched in Copenhagen on the eve of the fourth day of the UN climate negotiations, "Six Billion Others" presents the difficult and sometimes tragic effects of climate change.
The COP 15 host city is a little greener today thanks to the efforts of 400 Copenhagen school children.
The UN climate convention meeting has been given further boosts after South Africa and now the United States through its Environmental Protection Agency announced moves to tackle greenhouse gas emissions.