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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.
Resting and Restoring Gaza Strip's Underground Water Supplies Emerges as Top Priority Says UNEP Resting and Restoring Gaza Strip's Underground Water Supplies Emerges as Top Priority Says UNEP
14/ 09/ 2009
The underground water supplies, upon which 1.5 million Palestinians depend for agricultural and drinking water, are in danger of collapse as a result of years of over-use and contamination that have been exacerbated by the recent conflict.
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.
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.
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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