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UN Environment Head Lauds First Solar-Powered Circumnavigation of Globe by Airplane
UN Environment Head Lauds First Solar-Powered Circumnavigation of Globe by Airplane 26/07/2016

"While they have achieved another milestone in flight, their circumnavigation is even more momentous for what it demonstrates about clean technology."

Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol
Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol 25/07/2016

Governments set the stage for a possible agreement to reduce potent greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol. An amendment on reducing HFCs would be a significant step towards meeting the goals ...

Developing Countries Show World Way Forward on Green Finance
Developing Countries Show World Way Forward on Green Finance 18/07/2016

Developing countries embrace green finance policies as part of wider effort to finance the real economy and meet social, economic and environmental needs Green finance policies inspired by new model ...

Climate Change Response Requires Finance, Cooperation and Participation
Climate Change Response Requires Finance, Cooperation and Participation 01/07/2016

High-level session closes productive Africa Carbon Forum 2016

Former Norwegian Minister Erik Solheim Takes Reins at UN Environment Programme
Former Norwegian Minister Erik Solheim Takes Reins at UN Environment Programme 27/06/2016

Solheim pledges to tackle major environmental issues such as ocean and air pollution, climate change, and nexus between conflict, migration and the environment

As Air Pollution Levels Rise by 8%, Action on Renewables, Clean Cook Stoves Bring Hope of Tackling Public Health Emergency
As Air Pollution Levels Rise by 8%, Action on Renewables, Clean Cook Stoves Bring Hope of Tackling Public Health Emergency 24/05/2016

Progress, Policies on air quality still fall short of what is needed to save 7 million lives each year

UN Credits Used to Make Paris Agreement Signing Climate Neutral
UN Credits Used to Make Paris Agreement Signing Climate Neutral 21/04/2016

Everyone Can Go Climate Neutral Now

Ahead of UNEA-2: Paris Signing Marks Critical Next Step to Sustainable Future
Ahead of UNEA-2: Paris Signing Marks Critical Next Step to Sustainable Future 20/04/2016

Climate and Sustainability - A Shared Vision of Opportunity for Billions of People

UNEP Report Provides Roadmap for Solar Energy Exports from Ghana
UNEP Report Provides Roadmap for Solar Energy Exports from Ghana 20/04/2016

West African country to earn $38 million, create 3,000 jobs and save 40,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions with exports from a 100 MW of solar power plant

Gearing up for UNEA- 2, African Ministers Pledge Accelerated Action on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Illegal Trade in Wildlife
Gearing up for UNEA- 2, African Ministers Pledge Accelerated Action on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Illegal Trade in Wildlife 19/04/2016

Decisions taken at African Ministerial Conference on the Environment set stage for brighter future for continent

Harnessing Africa's Rich Natural Capital Tops Agenda at High-level African Conference on the Environment in Preparation for UN Environment Assembly
Harnessing Africa's Rich Natural Capital Tops Agenda at High-level African Conference on the Environment in Preparation for UN Environment Assembly 15/04/2016

Sustainable use of Africa's natural capital could result in savings of up to $103 billion every year and drive Africa's economic growth.

New Secretary for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
New Secretary for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 13/04/2016

The IPCC offers policymakers a snapshot of what the scientific community understands about climate change.