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Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles
Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles 15/09/2016

- Global Environment Outlook findings for the pan-European region form basis for common action - Up to 44,000 Poles die prematurely due to poor air quality, according to European Environment Agenc ...

Walking into an ecological wilderness
Walking into an ecological wilderness 08/08/2016

By Balakrishna Pisupati and Mathis Wackernagel

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