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UN to Support China to Phase out Ozone-Depleting Substances, with Major Climate Benefits UN to Support China to Phase out Ozone-Depleting Substances, with Major Climate Benefits
23/ 04/ 2013
China is set to receive funding to eliminate the industrial production of ozone-depleting HCFCs (or hydrochlorofluorocarbons) by 2030. HCFCs are also a potent greenhouse gas.
New Report Highlights Growing Biodiversity Awareness Worldwide New Report Highlights Growing Biodiversity Awareness Worldwide
22/ 04/ 2013
The results not only demonstrate a growing consciousness, they also show that respecting biodiversity provides tremendous opportunities for business around the world
Scaled-Up Investments in Sustainable Cities Crucial for Improved Resource Efficiency and Poverty Eradication Scaled-Up Investments in Sustainable Cities Crucial for Improved Resource Efficiency and Poverty Eradication
17/ 04/ 2013
Greening City Infrastructure Can Sustain Economic Growth while Using Fewer Resources
2013 SEED Awards Applications Now Open 2013 SEED Awards Applications Now Open
16/ 04/ 2013
Green Entrepreneurs Can Win Business Support Package
Russia and UNEP Sign Agreement to Strengthen Partnership Russia and UNEP Sign Agreement to Strengthen Partnership
16/ 04/ 2013
The agreement was signed by UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner and Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, Sergey Donskoy.
New Study Shows Multi-Trillion Dollar Natural Capital Risk Underlining Urgency of Green Economy Transition New Study Shows Multi-Trillion Dollar Natural Capital Risk Underlining Urgency of Green Economy Transition
15/ 04/ 2013
The report shows that the scale and variation in impacts provide opportunities for companies and their investors to differentiate themselves by optimizing their supply chains and investment strategies.
Major Chinese Company Signs on as Strategic Partner in UN's Flagship Environment Award Major Chinese Company Signs on as Strategic Partner in UN's Flagship Environment Award
15/ 04/ 2013
The company has invested in environmental scholarships for young university students, organized clean-up operations and, in 2005, donated 2,000 tonnes of purifying tablets to clean up sections of a polluted river in Guangdong Beijiang.
Reducing Air Pollution, Chemical Coolants Can Quickly Cut Sea-Level Rise Reducing Air Pollution, Chemical Coolants Can Quickly Cut Sea-Level Rise
14/ 04/ 2013
The damage from rising seas and higher storm surges is one of the most visible and costly effects of climate change.
Canada Provides Further Backing for Action on Black Carbon and Clean Air Canada Provides Further Backing for Action on Black Carbon and Clean Air
11/ 04/ 2013
The contribution of $10 million is in addition to Canada's previous contribution of $3 million to the CCAC's Trust Fund and $7 million for projects that support the mitigation of short lived climate pollutants in developing countries.
2013 Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow Highlights HCFC Alternatives to Safeguard Ozone Layer 2013 Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow Highlights HCFC Alternatives to Safeguard Ozone Layer
09/ 04/ 2013
A move to such alternatives is in line with the objectives of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC), of which UNEP is one of the founding partners.

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