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Sustainability Leaders Build On Climate Momentum
Sustainability Leaders Build On Climate Momentum 10/05/2016

United Nations Environment Assembly President Delivers Keynote Address at Climate Action 2016 Summit

Ahead of UN Environment Assembly UNEP Says Cost of Adapting to Climate Change Could Hit $500 Billion per year by 2050
Ahead of UN Environment Assembly UNEP Says Cost of Adapting to Climate Change Could Hit $500 Billion per year by 2050 10/05/2016

UNEP's Adaptation Finance Gap Report: Failure to cut emissions will dramatically increase the annual costs of adaptation, which could be up to five times higher by 2050 than previously thought.

Financing for Green Infrastructure Investment
Financing for Green Infrastructure Investment 09/05/2016

An event co-organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the United Nations Environment Programme Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry) and the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee

UNEP Executive Director, Kenyan Foreign Secretary Engage Students, Civil Society ahead of UN Environment Assembly
UNEP Executive Director, Kenyan Foreign Secretary Engage Students, Civil Society ahead of UN Environment Assembly 09/05/2016

Strathmore Business School's Green Building hosts a public lecture on "Green Pathways towards a Sustainable Future"

New Report Shows How India Can Scale up Sustainable Finance
New Report Shows How India Can Scale up Sustainable Finance 30/04/2016

The report profiles the actions that have been taken to advance environmental and social factors as a core part of India's banking, capital markets, investment and insurance sectors.

UNEP Executive Director Visits Iran for Interfaith Dialogue on the Environment and Culture
UNEP Executive Director Visits Iran for Interfaith Dialogue on the Environment and Culture 30/04/2016

The event brought together religious leaders and scholars from 24 countries and nine religious denominations for this interfaith dialogue.

UN Credits Used to Make Paris Agreement Signing Climate Neutral
UN Credits Used to Make Paris Agreement Signing Climate Neutral 21/04/2016

Everyone Can Go Climate Neutral Now

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