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Insurers call for more action to adapt developing world to climate change
Insurers call for more action to adapt developing world to climate change 06/09/2010

Over 100 insurance companies are calling on governments worldwide to harness risk management techniques to help the developing world adapt to climate change

UNEP welcomes review of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
UNEP welcomes review of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 30/08/2010

UNEP's initial response to this thorough report, conducted by the leading body representing many of the world's distinguished scientific academies, is that it re-affirms the integrity; the importance ...

Chinese businesses aim for a low-carbon economy
Chinese businesses aim for a low-carbon economy 29/07/2010

Chinese entrepreneurs and representatives from major Chinese businesses, including the country's largest real estate company, Vanke, and air conditioning manufacturer Broad Air, gathered today in the ...

Negotiating Instruments to Govern Provision & Use of the Planet's Genetic Resources
Negotiating Instruments to Govern Provision & Use of the Planet's Genetic Resources 12/07/2010

The provision and use of the genetic resources of the planet is the subject of a week long negotiations that started in Montreal, Saturday, with the aim to settle the details of a new global legal ag ...

Green Goes Mainstream: Biodiversity Is Climbing the Corporate Agenda
Green Goes Mainstream: Biodiversity Is Climbing the Corporate Agenda 12/07/2010

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity(TEEB) for Business Report indicates that corporate chiefs who fail to make sustainable management of biodiversity part of their business plans may find th ...

Report Launch 13 July - Building the Economic Case for the Sound Management of Nature-Based Assets
Report Launch 13 July - Building the Economic Case for the Sound Management of Nature-Based Assets 05/07/2010

The TEEB for Business report builds the economic case to assist economies make transformational policy choices.

Historic UN climate change conference kicks off in Copenhagen
Historic UN climate change conference kicks off in Copenhagen 07/12/2009

The UN Climate Change Conference kicked off today in Copenhagen with a strong sense of confidence that countries can seal a comprehensive, ambitious and effective international climate change deal in ...

UN Climate Change Negotiations result in more clarity on 'bricks and mortar' of Copenhagen agreed outcome
UN Climate Change Negotiations result in more clarity on 'bricks and mortar' of Copenhagen agreed outcome 09/10/2009

The penultimate negotiating session before the historic UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December wrapped up Friday in the Thai capitol Bangkok with progress made on what needs to consti ...

UNEP Head Applauds Rwandan President's Visionary Green Economy Address
UNEP Head Applauds Rwandan President's Visionary Green Economy Address 21/05/2009

Putting the environment at the centre of Africa's economic future must be a priority for the Continent, the President of the Republic of Rwanda urged today at an historic meeting of finance and envir ...