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TEEB report released on the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for National and International Policymakers TEEB report released on the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for National and International Policymakers
13/ 11/ 2009
Policy-makers who factor the planet's multi-trillion dollar ecosystem services into their national and international investment strategies are likely to see far higher rates of return and stronger economic growth in the 21st century, a new report issued today says.
UNEP and Sweden Host Conference on Climate Impact on Kenya UNEP and Sweden Host Conference on Climate Impact on Kenya
11/ 11/ 2009
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga were among those who gathered today in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss the impact of climate change in the country and on the African continent.
Further Climate Action Under Ozone Layer Treaty Must Wait Further Climate Action Under Ozone Layer Treaty Must Wait
10/ 11/ 2009
Nations could not in the end reach consensus on the high profile issue of whether a group of gases, currently controlled under the international climate agreement, might be better controlled and phased-down under the ozone treaty.
Grassroots initiatives from Bangladesh to Zimbabwe are the Gold Winners of the 2009 SEED Awards Grassroots initiatives from Bangladesh to Zimbabwe are the Gold Winners of the 2009 SEED Awards
10/ 11/ 2009
Outstanding social and environmental projects from Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Colombia, Southern Africa, India and Niger are the winners of the 2009 SEED Gold Awards, the SEED Initiative announced today.
UNEP Hosts Global Environmental Law and Policy Training UNEP Hosts Global Environmental Law and Policy Training
10/ 11/ 2009
Government officials from 60 countries have met in Nairobi to talk about environmental law and how it can enable a transition to a green economy.
Laws Protecting the Environment during Wars Need Enforcing and Strengthening to Deal with New Challenges Laws Protecting the Environment during Wars Need Enforcing and Strengthening to Deal with New Challenges
06/ 11/ 2009
Strengthening, enforcing and clarifying existing laws protecting environment in times of conflict could go a long way towards protecting a country's natural assets.
UNFCCC Executive Secretary: Governments Can and must Deliver Strong Copenhagen Deal UNFCCC Executive Secretary: Governments Can and must Deliver Strong Copenhagen Deal
06/ 11/ 2009
Speaking at a press conference in Barcelona, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer reiterated that Copenhagen must result in a strong international climate change deal.
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.

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