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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).
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.
For one week in late October, Cape Town will be one of the greenest business cities on Earth
13/ 08/ 2009
For one week in late October, Cape Town will become one of the greenest business cities on Earth as the City Government joins hands with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and a range of partner organizations for an action-packed Green Week.
United Nations sets up green technology complex in contaminated ship yard site
10/ 08/ 2009
Hunters Point Shipyard on California's San Francisco Bay has gone through several rebirths in its more than 100 years of existence.
Trees on Farms Key to Climate and Food-Secure Future
24/ 07/ 2009
The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are calling for the widespread uptake of 'green' agricultural practices that will deliver multiple benefits to the world's rapidly growing populations
Iraq moves forward on ozone protection
17/ 07/ 2009
Iraq wants to eliminate ozone depleting substances (ODS) such as CFCs from its refrigeration and foam industries by 1 January 2010 in accordance with the target set under the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty set up to protect the ozone layer.
World's First International Commission on Ecosystem Loss Launched in Nairobi
16/ 07/ 2009
You are invited to attend the launch of the world's first international commission on the catastrophic loss of the world's ecosystems. Legislators will argue that Governments are failing to stop the destruction of the world's ecosystems at a summit in Nairobi on the 18/19 July.
Collaborating on Climate Change - Ozone and Global Warming Experts Get Closer on Common Challenge of F-Gases
16/ 07/ 2009
An historic meeting, bringing together experts on the ozone layer and ones on climate change has been concluded this week in Geneva, Switzerland.
Five UN Heads of Agencies Seal the Deal!
16/ 07/ 2009
The heads of five international organizations have joined the international campaign to galvanize public support for a successful outcome to UN-sponsored climate change negotiations by signing a global petition addressed to world leaders.
UNEP launches new online system to view and study the world's marine protected areas
08/ 06/ 2009
A new decision-making tool is being launched to provide the most current and relevant information about marine and coastal biodiversity and its protection status.
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