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Italy gives 5 million euro to UN Environment Fund
Italy gives 5 million euro to UN Environment Fund 06/02/2017

- Money will go to greening marine economy and boosting resource efficiency among others - Since 2014, Italy contributed over 10.5 euro million to the Environment Fund

Financial institutions worth $6.6 trillion set standards for financing sustainable development
Financial institutions worth $6.6 trillion set standards for financing sustainable development 30/01/2017

- 19 banks and investors, totalling $6.6 trillion in assets set new criteria for sustainable financial instruments - An estimated $5 to 7 trillion a year is needed to achieve the global sustainable d ...

New York Pension Fund joins multi-billion-dollar international investors to reduce carbon footprint
New York Pension Fund joins multi-billion-dollar international investors to reduce carbon footprint 24/01/2017

Fund joins a coalition of 28 international investors controlling over $3 trillion in assets

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&# ...

Countries agree to curb powerful greenhouse gases in largest climate breakthrough since Paris
Countries agree to curb powerful greenhouse gases in largest climate breakthrough since Paris 15/10/2016

- Reducing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Kigali Amendment can prevent up to 0.5°C of global warming, while continuing to protect the ozone layer - HFCs consumption to be reduced i ...

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