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Upgrading Ozone Layer Treaty to Assist in Combating Climate Change Key Issue at International Meeting in Egypt Upgrading Ozone Layer Treaty to Assist in Combating Climate Change Key Issue at International Meeting in Egypt
02/ 11/ 2009
Accelerating the contribution of a treaty to protect the ozone layer towards meeting the climate change challenge will take place at the 21st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol in the Red Sea resort of Port Ghalib, Egypt, from 4-8 November.
UN-REDD Programme welcomes five new countries UN-REDD Programme welcomes five new countries
02/ 11/ 2009
Argentina, Cambodia, Ecuador, Nepal and Sri Lanka join the UN-REDD Programme
Ban lays out criteria for successful Copenhagen gathering on climate change Ban lays out criteria for successful Copenhagen gathering on climate change
27/ 10/ 2009
As just over one month remains before nations converge in Copenhagen to 'seal the deal' on a new climate change agreement, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has laid out his four benchmarks for success at the negotiations in the Danish capital.
UNEP Hosts African Parliamentarians Summit on Climate Change UNEP Hosts African Parliamentarians Summit on Climate Change
14/ 10/ 2009
President Mwai Kibaki reminded the parliamentarians that they have legitimacy to enact policies and laws to safeguard a safe, healthy and sustainable natural environment that serves the need of humanity as a whole.
Blue Carbon Report to Highlight the Importance of Healthy Oceans Blue Carbon Report to Highlight the Importance of Healthy Oceans
06/ 10/ 2009
The world's oceans, seas and marine ecosystems, such as seagrass, salt marshes and coastal wetlands, are daily absorbing and removing large quantities of carbon from the atmosphere. They are a crucial - and perhaps overlooked - natural ally in strategies to combat climate change.
One Year On - Many Countries Factoring Environmental Investments into Economic Stimulus Packages One Year On - Many Countries Factoring Environmental Investments into Economic Stimulus Packages
24/ 09/ 2009
A Global Green New Deal update by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), launched as G20 nations meet in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, shows that over a third of China's recovery spending is being focused on areas ranging from railways and water infrastructure to energy efficiency and renewables like wind and solar.
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen becomes UN Environmental Ambassador Supermodel Gisele Bundchen becomes UN Environmental Ambassador
20/ 09/ 2009
Nairobi/New York, 20 September 2009 - The face of some of the world's most exclusive products is to become the new face of global environmental action. Brazil-born Gisele Bündchen, among the most recognized top models of all time, has been designated Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Ozone Treaty Anniversary Gifts Big Birthday Present to Human Health and Combating of Climate Change Ozone Treaty Anniversary Gifts Big Birthday Present to Human Health and Combating of Climate Change
16/ 09/ 2009
A treaty to protect the ozone layer, which shields all life on Earth from deadly levels of ultra violet rays, has scored a first in the history of international environmental agreements.
Largest Group Ever of World Investors Calls for Strong Global Climate Change Treaty Largest Group Ever of World Investors Calls for Strong Global Climate Change Treaty
16/ 09/ 2009
The world's largest global investors issued a joint call today for strong action this year from international policy makers in the fight against global warming.
Environmental authorities lay the foundation for an African Environmental eLearning Network Environmental authorities lay the foundation for an African Environmental eLearning Network
10/ 06/ 2009
Fourteen African countries agree roles and responsibilities in developing the first phase of the network to strengthen environmental education programmes and utilise technology supported learning.

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