Ugochi Anyaka, winner of the 2nd UNEP Young Environmental Journalist Award, is currently completing a "green itinerary" of the US, interacting with leading environmental reporters, researchers and campaigners.
Installed capacity continues to grow as solar prices drop 30-40%, new wind installations surge
China and US Announcement to Phase-Down HFCs Can Form Part of Wider Action in Run-Up to 2015
The Planet Solar mission will allow researchers from the University of Geneva to take advantage of the exclusive features of the largest solar boat in the world to conduct a unique campaign of physical and biological measurements along the Gulf Stream.
More than half of the food lost and wasted in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Australia occurs at the consumption stage.
Mongolia Hosting Day Aimed at Reducing Food Waste as Events Take Place across the World
In the report, the Panel calls for the new post-2015 goals to drive five big transformative shifts
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has today launched a Spanish version of its flagship report, the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5).
About 80 percent of those without access to modern energy live in rural areas. Although 1.7 billion people gained access to electricity between 1990 and 2010, this is only slightly ahead of population growth of 1.6 billion over the same period.
Team Led by Bertrand Piccard Highlighting Possibility of Clean Energy Future
At the current rate of increase, the global annual average CO2 concentration is set to cross the 400 ppm threshold in 2015 or 2016
Increasing international cooperation and establishing and maintaining high-quality patent systems will foster innovation and growth
The World Forum on Natural Capital will take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on 21-22 November 2013.
China is set to receive funding to eliminate the industrial production of ozone-depleting HCFCs (or hydrochlorofluorocarbons) by 2030. HCFCs are also a potent greenhouse gas.
Charles Immanuel Akhimien Will Report from WED Host Country Mongolia
Greening City Infrastructure Can Sustain Economic Growth while Using Fewer Resources
Global installed capacity has now reached 282.5 GW, a cumulative increase of almost 19%
The agreement was signed by UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner and Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, Sergey Donskoy.
Green Entrepreneurs Can Win Business Support Package
The report shows that the scale and variation in impacts provide opportunities for companies and their investors to differentiate themselves by optimizing their supply chains and investment strategies.
The company has invested in environmental scholarships for young university students, organized clean-up operations and, in 2005, donated 2,000 tonnes of purifying tablets to clean up sections of a polluted river in Guangdong Beijiang.