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Ahead of Paris Climate Talks, European Cities Embrace UNEP's District Energy Initiative
Ahead of Paris Climate Talks, European Cities Embrace UNEP's District Energy Initiative 30/04/2015

Another Important Step towards the Modernization of District Energy Systems in Europe and Central Asia

ASEAN Commits to Switch to Efficient Lighting
ASEAN Commits to Switch to Efficient Lighting 28/04/2015

Harmonized standards and policy will slash energy consumption in ASEAN region.

African Ministers Call for Strong Paris Agreement, Climate Finance Flows
African Ministers Call for Strong Paris Agreement, Climate Finance Flows 16/04/2015

Africa has perhaps the most to lose from climate change and the most to gain from an effective climate change agreement.

Norway Submits its Climate Action Plan ahead of Paris 2015 Agreement
Norway Submits its Climate Action Plan ahead of Paris 2015 Agreement 27/03/2015

Ahead of the Paris Conference on Climate Change

Vienna Convention Celebrates Three Decades of Successful Science-Based Global Action to Protect the Ozone Layer
Vienna Convention Celebrates Three Decades of Successful Science-Based Global Action to Protect the Ozone Layer 20/03/2015

The ozone layer is healing itself and is expected to recover by the middle of this century.

Spirit of Lima Transforms into Spirit of Geneva En Route to December Climate Conference
Spirit of Lima Transforms into Spirit of Geneva En Route to December Climate Conference 16/02/2015

Nations concluded the Geneva Climate Change Talks by successfully preparing the formal negotiating text for the 2015 agreement.

Now Japan Pledges $1.5 Billion to Green Climate Fund
Now Japan Pledges $1.5 Billion to Green Climate Fund 16/11/2014

News Comes as G20 Issue Strong Statement in Support of UN Climate Negotiations

IPCC Launches Full Working Group II Report
IPCC Launches Full Working Group II Report 16/10/2014

The report characterizes what is known and what is not known about impacts of climate changes that have already occurred and risks of future impacts.

Oil and Gas Companies Join Partnership to Capture Methane
Oil and Gas Companies Join Partnership to Capture Methane 30/09/2014

The voluntary, industry-driven initiative will enable the Oil & Gas industry to work collaboratively to address climate concerns.

DiCaprio New UN Messenger of Peace
DiCaprio New UN Messenger of Peace 22/09/2014

At the Summit, more than 120 Heads of State and Government are expected to announce their visions and commitments for reaching a meaningful climate agreement in 2015.

Ahead of Summit, UN Headquarters Complex Becomes Canvas Inspiring Action on Climate Change
Ahead of Summit, UN Headquarters Complex Becomes Canvas Inspiring Action on Climate Change 22/09/2014

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.

No 'Plan B' for Climate Action, SG Says
No 'Plan B' for Climate Action, SG Says 22/09/2014

The People's Climate March is campaigning, amongst other issues for curbs on harmful carbon emissions which contribute to global warming.

Ahead of SGs Climate Summit, Leaders Gather in Abu Dhabi to Discuss Concrete Measures and Commitments
Ahead of SGs Climate Summit, Leaders Gather in Abu Dhabi to Discuss Concrete Measures and Commitments 04/05/2014

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.

Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments
Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments 07/04/2014

Renewables account for 44% of 2013's newly-installed generating capacity despite global investment dropping for second year