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Looking Towards Forging a Climate Pact in Mexico Next Year
Looking Towards Forging a Climate Pact in Mexico Next Year
23/ 12/ 2009
New York, 22 December -While most countries are not happy with the outcome of this month's summit on climate change in Copenhagen, "really good progress" was made towards a binding agreement "to save the world," with the United Nations leading the way to possible adoption at next year's meeting in Mexico, UN General Assembly President Ali Treki said yesterday.
Nations Seal a Deal on Climate Change at UN Talks Nations Seal a Deal on Climate Change at UN Talks
19/ 12/ 2009
Copenhagen, 19 December 2009-After a marathon all night session, talks aimed at injecting new and more wide-ranging momentum into the international effort to combat climate change ended with a positive outcome.
Going for a Green New Deal in Copenhagen Going for a Green New Deal in Copenhagen
18/ 12/ 2009
At an event entitled 'Green Economy: Implementing a New Climate Deal at the UN Climate talks in Copenhagen', Brazil, the Republic of Korea, the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal and the Democratic Republic of Congo explained how green jobs, growth and sustainability are essential for their very survival and future economic growth.
REDD+ Gala Brings Together Broad Cross Section of REDD Supporters REDD+ Gala Brings Together Broad Cross Section of REDD Supporters
16/ 12/ 2009
Deforestation is responsible for around 20% of global greenhouse gas emissions. That's more than all the world's cars and trucks combined. Rainforests do a great deal to aid the environment, absorbing carbon, purifying water and playing home to species diversity. They do it essentially for free.
Billion Tree Campaign Patron Wangari Maathai Appointed UN Messenger Of Peace Billion Tree Campaign Patron Wangari Maathai Appointed UN Messenger Of Peace
15/ 12/ 2009
Copenhagen, 15 December - The Nobel Peace Prize laureate and green advocate Wangari Maathai became a United Nations Messenger of Peace with a special focus on the environment and climate change, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today.
Viet Nam's Rich Mekong and Red River Deltas Face Severe Flooding from Climate Change Viet Nam's Rich Mekong and Red River Deltas Face Severe Flooding from Climate Change
15/ 12/ 2009
Climate change will have serious consequences for Viet Nam's Mekong and Red River Deltas - two key rice and agricultural producing areas in the country - unless global warming is addressed.
Elizabeth Maruma Mrema appointed New Executive Secretary of CMS Elizabeth Maruma Mrema appointed New Executive Secretary of CMS
09/ 12/ 2009
UNEP Executive Director, Mr. Achim Steiner has appointed Elizabeth Maruma Mrema as the new Executive Secretary of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) Secretariat
Warm Reception for Nobel Laureate at Winter Tree Planting Warm Reception for Nobel Laureate at Winter Tree Planting
09/ 12/ 2009
The COP 15 host city is a little greener today thanks to the efforts of 400 Copenhagen school children.
Volunteer Contributions for Seal the Deal! Exceed 1 Million Hours Volunteer Contributions for Seal the Deal! Exceed 1 Million Hours
05/ 12/ 2009
Thousands of volunteers around the world have registered more than one million hours of effort to tackle climate change and other environmental issues, as part of a campaign to promote International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5 December.
Migratory Species Get Conservation Boost at International Wildlife Conference Migratory Species Get Conservation Boost at International Wildlife Conference
06/ 12/ 2008
The future for 21 migratory species, from the reclusive Irrawaddy Dolphin to the Egyptian Vulture and the Cheetah, today got brighter under a UN wildlife treaty.

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