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UNEP Flags off Electric Car on African Odyssey
UNEP Flags off Electric Car on African Odyssey 10/05/2012

Journey to Highlight Reliability and Energy Efficiency of Electric Vehicles Under Extreme Conditions

Sustainable Water Management Brings Economic, Social & Environmental Benefits
Sustainable Water Management Brings Economic, Social & Environmental Benefits 04/05/2012

Pre-publication results: UN Survey of 130 Countries Provides In-Depth Status Report on Global Efforts to Improve Water Management

Supporting Canada's Coasts Can Benefit Climate and Economy
Supporting Canada's Coasts Can Benefit Climate and Economy 03/05/2012

Restoring Drained Marshes Will Provide Ecosystem Services Worth Over $14,500 per hectare, says Research

New Climate and Clean Air Coalition Expands to 13 Members
New Climate and Clean Air Coalition Expands to 13 Members 24/04/2012

New Initiatives Assessed for Fast and Scaled-up Action on Black Carbon, Methane, and HFCs

UN Publishes Greenhouse Gas Emission Figures and Highlights Progress towards Climate Neutrality
UN Publishes Greenhouse Gas Emission Figures and Highlights Progress towards Climate Neutrality 23/04/2012

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes publication of Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN

Barbados Unveils Study to Accelerate Green Economy Transition
Barbados Unveils Study to Accelerate Green Economy Transition 30/03/2012

Calls for Green Economy to Address Structural Vulnerabilities in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

SEED Symposium Stresses Need to Support Grassroots Entrepreneurs in Green Economy
SEED Symposium Stresses Need to Support Grassroots Entrepreneurs in Green Economy 29/03/2012

Supporting small-scale, green entrepreneurs can help tackle energy and food security challenges and support the transition to a green economy.

Environment: Act Now or Face Costly Consequences, Warns OECD
Environment: Act Now or Face Costly Consequences, Warns OECD 16/03/2012

As countries struggle with the immediate challenges of stretched public finances and high unemployment, they must not neglect the longer term. Action needs to be taken now to prevent irreversible dam ...

Nations Commit to Scaling up Environmental Sustainability in UNEP's 40th Anniversary Year
Nations Commit to Scaling up Environmental Sustainability in UNEP's 40th Anniversary Year 22/02/2012

The world's environment ministers ended their annual meeting by committing to make the upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 a success.

Brazil Named Global Host of World Environment Day 2012
Brazil Named Global Host of World Environment Day 2012 22/02/2012

KIA Motors Donates Fuel-Efficient Cars for Regional Competition to Mark WED and UNEP's 40th Anniversary

Cape Verde Vulnerability to Climate Change Chronicled in Landmark Assessment
Cape Verde Vulnerability to Climate Change Chronicled in Landmark Assessment 22/02/2012

Cape Verde presents a dual vulnerability to climate change, both as a small island developing State, and as an arid country in the Africa's Sahel region, and is already battling with increased pressu ...

Overhaul of Global Environmental Governance to Meet 21st Century Challenges Tops Emerging Issues Selected by UN Scientific Panel
Overhaul of Global Environmental Governance to Meet 21st Century Challenges Tops Emerging Issues Selected by UN Scientific Panel 20/02/2012

Re-tooling the Global Work Force for a Green Economy and Increased Threats to Food Security and Safety Ranked Second and Third Findings Come as Global Environment Outlook-5 Summary Released to World' ...