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Montreal Protocol Parties Devise Way Forward to Protect Climate Ahead of Paris COP21
Montreal Protocol Parties Devise Way Forward to Protect Climate Ahead of Paris COP21 06/11/2015

At the 27th Meeting of Parties to the Montreal Protocol in Dubai

Moroccan City Defies Desertification by Harnessing Solar Power and Treated Wastewater
Moroccan City Defies Desertification by Harnessing Solar Power and Treated Wastewater 23/10/2015

Inhabited by 60,000 people, Ouarzazate is one of Southern Morocco's major tourism hubs. However, its location on a bare plateau in the High Atlas Mountains makes it vulnerable to desertification and ...

Bahamas Expand Marine Protected Areas by more than 3 Million Hectares
Bahamas Expand Marine Protected Areas by more than 3 Million Hectares 21/10/2015

More than 10% of the Bahamas' marine and coastal ecosystems will be protected

Honouring Wangari Maathai, UNEP's Chief Scientist Reasserts the Value of Environmentally Focused Sustainable Development
Honouring Wangari Maathai, UNEP's Chief Scientist Reasserts the Value of Environmentally Focused Sustainable Development 21/09/2015

The scientific achievements of women are key to environmental progress

World Summit Climate & Territories Will Contribute to Developing a Credible Roadmap for Limiting Global Warming To 2°C
World Summit Climate & Territories Will Contribute to Developing a Credible Roadmap for Limiting Global Warming To 2°C 08/06/2015

François Hollande and Christiana Figueres to join subnational and local leaders in Lyon on 1 & 2 July for main gathering of non-state actors before COP21

African Ministers Call for Strong Paris Agreement, Climate Finance Flows
African Ministers Call for Strong Paris Agreement, Climate Finance Flows 16/04/2015

Africa has perhaps the most to lose from climate change and the most to gain from an effective climate change agreement.

Costs of Climate Change Adaptation Expected to Rise Far Beyond Africa's Coping Capacity Even if Warming Kept Below 2°C
Costs of Climate Change Adaptation Expected to Rise Far Beyond Africa's Coping Capacity Even if Warming Kept Below 2°C 04/03/2015

Climate adaptation costs for Africa could soar to reach US $50 billion annually by mid-century.

Spirit of Lima Transforms into Spirit of Geneva En Route to December Climate Conference
Spirit of Lima Transforms into Spirit of Geneva En Route to December Climate Conference 16/02/2015

Nations concluded the Geneva Climate Change Talks by successfully preparing the formal negotiating text for the 2015 agreement.

IPCC Launches Full Working Group II Report
IPCC Launches Full Working Group II Report 16/10/2014

The report characterizes what is known and what is not known about impacts of climate changes that have already occurred and risks of future impacts.

DiCaprio New UN Messenger of Peace
DiCaprio New UN Messenger of Peace 22/09/2014

At the Summit, more than 120 Heads of State and Government are expected to announce their visions and commitments for reaching a meaningful climate agreement in 2015.

Ahead of Summit, UN Headquarters Complex Becomes Canvas Inspiring Action on Climate Change
Ahead of Summit, UN Headquarters Complex Becomes Canvas Inspiring Action on Climate Change 22/09/2014

The inspiring display included a 3 minute solutions segment with the photographic works of UNEP Good-Will Ambassador Yann Arthus-Bertrand, telling the story of climate change.

No 'Plan B' for Climate Action, SG Says
No 'Plan B' for Climate Action, SG Says 22/09/2014

The People's Climate March is campaigning, amongst other issues for curbs on harmful carbon emissions which contribute to global warming.

New China-UNEP Agreement to Boost South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Adaptation
New China-UNEP Agreement to Boost South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Adaptation 10/05/2014

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner Discuss Cooperation Ahead of Landmark Global Environment Assembly, Next Month

Ahead of SGs Climate Summit, Leaders Gather in Abu Dhabi to Discuss Concrete Measures and Commitments
Ahead of SGs Climate Summit, Leaders Gather in Abu Dhabi to Discuss Concrete Measures and Commitments 04/05/2014

A high-level two-day meeting will help leaders from across governments, business and civil society prepare to take action at the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit in September.