Climate adaptation costs for Africa could soar to reach US $50 billion annually by mid-century.
Nations concluded the Geneva Climate Change Talks by successfully preparing the formal negotiating text for the 2015 agreement.
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.
The People's Climate March is campaigning, amongst other issues for curbs on harmful carbon emissions which contribute to global warming.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner Discuss Cooperation Ahead of Landmark Global Environment Assembly, Next Month
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.
Renewables account for 44% of 2013's newly-installed generating capacity despite global investment dropping for second year
Facility Focuses on Technology Transfer to Developing Nations in Order to Reduce Emissions and Improve Resilience to Impacts of Climate Change
Government Ministers, Business Leaders and Experts Spotlight Southern-Grown Solutions and Cooperation Opportunities
Over US$5 Trillion in Reserves and 47 per cent of Global Trade
Held by Countries o
The report builds on the four previous assessment reports produced by the IPCC since it was established in 1988, incorporating the scientific literature published since the last assessment report in
Direct Economic Costs of $750 billion Annually
Better Policies Required, and "Success Stories" Need to be Scaled Up and Replicated
UNEP, under whose auspices most of the agreements were negotiated, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI - Working Grou
Mr. Thiaw succeeds Amina Mohamed of Kenya as Assistant Secretary-General and UNEP Deputy Executive Director.
Entries Sought for Next Competition under Theme of Food Waste
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 ca
Mongolia Hosting Day Aimed at Reducing Food Waste as Events Take Place across the World
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 populatio