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New research predicts the future of coral reefs under climate change
New research predicts the future of coral reefs under climate change 05/01/2017

- If current trends continue, severe bleaching will occur every year on 99% of the world's coral reefs within this century - More ambitious emissions reductions may give reefs an average of 11 extra ...

The Secretariat of the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States and United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) strengthen cooperation on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development
The Secretariat of the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States and United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) strengthen cooperation on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development 20/12/2016

- New agreement paves the way for enhanced cooperation between UN Environment and 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) states on environment and climate change - UN Environment working closely w ...

As countries rush to protect their seas, endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh calls to preserve the Antarctic
As countries rush to protect their seas, endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh calls to preserve the Antarctic 13/12/2016

- Marine protected areas now cover 18.5 million km2 - over 5% of the global ocean and nearly 13% of territorial waters - Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh launches campaign to place an Antarctic area the ...

Urban sprawl, mining and tourism are adding to the litter problem in mountains, but a new UN report shows way out
Urban sprawl, mining and tourism are adding to the litter problem in mountains, but a new UN report shows way out 12/12/2016

- The 2015 Nepal earthquake produced 11 years-worth of debris in a single day - 140,000 kilograms of trash remain in Mt. Everest region following decades of tourism - Over a quarter of people in moun ...

West African countries ban Europe's dirty fuel imports
West African countries ban Europe's dirty fuel imports 05/12/2016

Cleaner fuel to reduce air pollution for more than quarter of a billion people

UN Environment: more and faster support needed for climate change adaptation
UN Environment: more and faster support needed for climate change adaptation 15/11/2016

- International community has pledged to mobilize $100 billion a year in climate finance by 2020 - Up to $300 billion needed in adaptation finance from 2030; up to $500 billion by 2050

United Nations reports its 2015 greenhouse gas emissions
United Nations reports its 2015 greenhouse gas emissions 07/11/2016

UN Environment Links Great Apes' Future to Sustainable Development

World must urgently up action to cut a further 25% from predicted 2030 emissions, says UN Environment report
World must urgently up action to cut a further 25% from predicted 2030 emissions, says UN Environment report 03/11/2016

- World is still heading for temperature rise of 2.9 to 3.4℃ this century, even with Paris pledges -2030 emissions will be 12 to 14 gigatonnes above levels needed to limit global warming to 2&# ...

UN Environment Announces Co-chairs for Sixth Edition of Landmark State of World Environment Report (GEO-6)
UN Environment Announces Co-chairs for Sixth Edition of Landmark State of World Environment Report (GEO-6) 12/10/2016

New GEO-6 website provides access to vital information and data

Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles
Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles 15/09/2016

- Global Environment Outlook findings for the pan-European region form basis for common action - Up to 44,000 Poles die prematurely due to poor air quality, according to European Environment Agenc ...

Developing Countries Show World Way Forward on Green Finance
Developing Countries Show World Way Forward on Green Finance 18/07/2016

Developing countries embrace green finance policies as part of wider effort to finance the real economy and meet social, economic and environmental needs Green finance policies inspired by new model ...

Climate Change Response Requires Finance, Cooperation and Participation
Climate Change Response Requires Finance, Cooperation and Participation 01/07/2016

High-level session closes productive Africa Carbon Forum 2016