Our Planet:Living Legacy - The future of forests
The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine for environmentally sustainable development.Environment Outlook in the Amazonia - GEO Amazonia
Over a decade, UNEP has carried our a series of integrated environmental assessments, called GEO, aimed at providing comprehensive, scientifically credible, and policy-relevant assessments on the interaction between environment and society.
The methodology used to produce GEO assessments ensures the integrated analysis of the state of the environment and policies, along with the provision of an outlook for the future and concrete policy proposals. The methodology prides itself on a participa
Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2008-Analysis of Trends and Issues in the Financing of Renewable Energy and
This report presents the financial perspective, or ‘dollar view’, of the current state of play in sustainable energy development. The analysis in this report consists of actual data on the different types of capital fl ows and their movement over time, combined with analysis of regional and sectoral trends. This information is intended to be a strategic tool for understanding the status of the clean energy sector’s development and for weighing future public and private commitments to the sectorTogu and the Trees of Life
Children's environmental awareness booklet on forests with its fauna and flora. This publication is aimed at sensitizing children to the importance of forests and the need to conserve them and also promote tree planting. 'Togu and the Trees of Life' is part Tunza Environmental Series for Children. ''Tunza'' means to treat with care of affection in Kiswahili.Africa : Atlas of Our Changing Environment
This Atlas underscores the importance of developing, harnessing and sharing technologies that help provide deeper understanding of the dynamics of the changes. The words and pictures within these pages also serve as a vivid reminder that Africa's environment is a source of livelihoods from many African communities. It contributes significantly to socio-economic development of the continent, and sound policy decisions and positive actions by societies and individuals are needed to sustain the en
Kick the Habit: A UN Guide to Climate Neutrality
KICK THE HABIT A UN guide to Climate Neutrality is written by experts from many disciplines and various countries, with leading research organizations involved in preparing and reviewing the publication. It is aimed at a broad audience, and it presents solutions for individuals, businesses, cities and countries plus other groups that have similar characteristics such as NGO and intergovernmental organizations. The book is rich in case studies, illustrations, maps and graphics and serves also a
Ozzy Ozone: Defender of Our Planet - Ozzy goes Island Hopping
The fourth issue of the “Ozzy Ozone: Defender of our Planet” comic book series, entitled “Ozzy Goes Island Hopping” features ozone depletion and climate change with a special focus on Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs).
In this story Ozzy and Zoe Ozone travel from the stratosphere to visit their friends Alida, the leatherback turtle; Guno, the sand crab and Ronaldo, the red snapper in Suriname to learn about the effects of climate change in small islands and low-lying coastal states. They also
Tunza Vol. 6 No. 1: Kick the Habit
UNEP's magazine for youth.Ting and the Possible Futures
This science fiction story brings to life the frightening but real possibilities of an out-of-control climate crisis. It also introduces the positive, creative—and very doable—steps we can all take to save our climate, and in so doing build a greener, more humane and beautiful future.
Ting and her three best friends have worked all year on a project for the science fair. It’s a Possible Futures Transporter—a time machine that carries you to different scenarios in the same place and time.
Our Planet:Kick the Habit - Towards a low carbon economy
The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine for environmentally sustainable development.Plant for the Planet:
The Billion Tree Campaign
This publication can introduce but a fraction of the
energy and results inspired by the Campaign. It is
intended to convey the range of partners moved to
action: from children to giant corporations, from
womens groups to technocrats, dancers to diplomats,
farmers to national governments.
Trees are more significant than many of us might
imagine. They commemorate births and lives lived.
They beautify slums, farms and grand avenues. They
provide shade, oxygen, and delight. They cool the