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UNEP, LG Electronics Agree to Partner on Champions of the Earth Awards UNEP, LG Electronics Agree to Partner on Champions of the Earth Awards
30/ 05/ 2009
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and LG Electronics (LGE), a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, agreed to be partners in the recognition of outstanding global environmental leaders through UNEP's Champions of the Earth Awards.
Africa needs substantially scaled-up finance, technology  and capacity-building to combat climate change Africa needs substantially scaled-up finance, technology and capacity-building to combat climate change
29/ 05/ 2009
Six months before the crucial negotiations on climate in Copenhagen, African ministers reach a landmark position on climate in Nairobi
Ban Urges the Business Community to Lobby Governments to Power Green  Growth and Seal the Deal on Climate Change Ban Urges the Business Community to Lobby Governments to Power Green Growth and Seal the Deal on Climate Change
25/ 05/ 2009
On Sunday UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Laureate Al Gore called on over 500 world business leaders meeting in Copenhagen to use their business acumen to urge government leaders to reach an agreement on reducing greenhouse gases.
Ban Ki-moon's message for the International Day for Biological Diversity Ban Ki-moon's message for the International Day for Biological Diversity
22/ 05/ 2009
The global decline in biodiversity remains alarming, despite agreement at the World Summit on Sustainable Development to significantly reduce the rate of loss by 2010.
UNEP launches new 2010 Biodiversity Indicators Partnership website UNEP launches new 2010 Biodiversity Indicators Partnership website
22/ 05/ 2009
The 2010 BIP Secretariat, hosted by the UNEP-World Conservation Monitoring Centre, will launch a new version of its website on the International Day for Biological Diversity: 22 May 2009.
Do we have the energy to save the gorilla? Do we have the energy to save the gorilla?
22/ 05/ 2009
An omnipresent yet invisible threat to gorillas and their habitats, as well as to countless other species, is the ever-growing human demand for energy and its consequences.
The Green Wave for Biodiversity The Green Wave for Biodiversity
22/ 05/ 2009
Through The Green Wave initiative, children and youth in schools across the world have been learning about invasive species and planting native trees.
US tightens fuel emissions standards US tightens fuel emissions standards
21/ 05/ 2009
Just weeks after UNEP launched a roadmap towards greater global fuel economy, US car manufacturers, environmentalists and lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement on setting auto efficiency standards for cars and light trucks.
UNEP Head Applauds Rwandan President's Visionary Green Economy Address UNEP Head Applauds Rwandan President's Visionary Green Economy Address
21/ 05/ 2009
Putting the environment at the centre of Africa's economic future must be a priority for the Continent, the President of the Republic of Rwanda urged today at an historic meeting of finance and environment ministers.
Scientists 'should explain how chemicals affect our lives' Scientists 'should explain how chemicals affect our lives'
11/ 05/ 2009
A United Nations conference on how to manage the use of everyday chemicals has heard a call for scientists to tell politicians and the public more about the chemical risks they face.

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