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100 Days: UN Calls for Signatures for Action on Climate Change
100 Days: UN Calls for Signatures for Action on Climate Change
27/ 08/ 2009
The United Nations is calling for millions of online signatures for a climate petition and is launching the first-ever Global Climate Week as part of its Seal the Deal!
Young People Step Up Pressure on World Leaders to Clinch a Crucial Climate Deal in Copenhagen Young People Step Up Pressure on World Leaders to Clinch a Crucial Climate Deal in Copenhagen
23/ 08/ 2009
Rallies in 100 cities will be organized by young people across the world as part of a major push to persuade governments to Seal a meaningful Deal at the crucial UN climate convention meeting in Copenhagen in just under 110 days time.
Republic of Korea to host critical United Nations green business summit and environment award Republic of Korea to host critical United Nations green business summit and environment award
21/ 08/ 2009
The Republic of Korea will host the Business for the Environment Summit (B4E) and Champions of the Earth Award in Seoul next year to coincide with Earth Day on 22 April, the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) jointly announced yesterday.
The Republic of Korea and UNEP Pledge Green Growth Partnership The Republic of Korea and UNEP Pledge Green Growth Partnership
20/ 08/ 2009
A ground-breaking partnership between the Republic of Korea and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) was announced today and is aimed at supporting the country's strategy towards a sustainable 'green' economic future.
Less Talk, More Action on Climate Change,  Young People urge World Leaders Less Talk, More Action on Climate Change, Young People urge World Leaders
20/ 08/ 2009
Young people from around the globe today called on world leaders to take radical measures against climate change.
UN Acts to Boost Responsible Property Investment UN Acts to Boost Responsible Property Investment
19/ 08/ 2009
Responsible investment is fast moving up the agenda for many institutional property investors around the world. However, many remain uncertain about how best to implement the practicalities of Responsible Property Investment (RPI).
Voices of the Children Haunt Policy Makers Voices of the Children Haunt Policy Makers
19/ 08/ 2009
When Erik Solheim, Norway's Minister for the Environment spoke to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) about the importance of reaching a climate agreement in Copenhagen, he said it was for his children and all the children in the world. When asked about what he thought about climate change, Hanif Kureshi, the British novelist, playwright and film director, first looked at his son Kier and then urged world leaders to "Seal the Deal!" in Copenhagen for Kier's sake. Calling world leaders to "Seal the Deal!" or create a climate friendly agreement in Copenhagen this year was a call that came from the bottom of these fathers' hearts.
300 billion dollars a year for climate change adaptation and mitigation says UNFCCC Executive Secretary 300 billion dollars a year for climate change adaptation and mitigation says UNFCCC Executive Secretary
17/ 08/ 2009
With 110 days left until the Copenhagen Climate Conference, only "limited progress" was made at the most recent United Nations climate change talks where financing to cut and cope with climate change proved to be a major sticking point among negotiators.
UNEP Signs Agreement To Help Green The Sochi 2014 Olympics UNEP Signs Agreement To Help Green The Sochi 2014 Olympics
09/ 06/ 2009
In an effort to green the Sochi Olympics in 2014, UNEP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Russian Olympic organizers to help and advise them on making the Games environmentally friendly.

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