A UNEP-GEF project is helping Vietnamese farmers to reduce their environmental impact and their electricity bills.
Training cooling system technicians is essential to phasing out ozone-depleting substances in Asia Pacific.
Statement by UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner
New Mountain Adaptation Outlooks launched at COP 21
Released on Human Rights Day, ahead of the finalization of a new climate agreement, Climate Change and Human Rights provides a comprehensive study of the links between human rights law and climate change.
"The potential opportunity of the green bond market has caught policy makers' attention." - Nick Robins, Co-Director of the UNEP Inquiry
The future of what happens in our societies will be largely determined by what happens in the cities of our world.
Zero emissions vehicles need to be seen as part of a wider move towards a cleaner transport sector that includes better city planning, public transport and non-motorized transport.
On the margins of COP21, Mr. Steiner met with Børge Brende at the Norwegian Embassy in Paris to sign the agreement and discuss the process of negotiations at the climate conference.
First Report of 1 Gigaton Coalition Finds Potential for Further Reductions
On the Sidelines of the COP 21 Climate Conference in Paris
Cutting Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Critical to Success of Global Climate Response
The full Emissions Gap Report can be downloaded from UNEP Live.
The report details the emissions from 65 United Nations organizations, covering over 250,000 personnel around the world.
More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence, 160 million live in high drought severity areas
Appropriate Management of Natural Resources at Centre of Solutions to Climate Change, Says International Resource Panel
COP21 Opening Ceremony