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Center for Scientific Support in Disasters (CENACID-UFPR) Brazil Center for Scientific Support in Disasters (CENACID-UFPR) Brazil
07/ 05/ 2009
The Center for Scientific Support in Disasters (CENACID-UFPR) is a special unit of Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) associated with the Interdisciplinary Center for Environment and Development (NIMAD) of UFPR.
Government of Sweden Government of Sweden
07/ 05/ 2009
The Government of Sweden – notably through the Swedish Rescue Services Agency (SRSA), now integrated into the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB), together with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), which has been funding most of SRSA's deployments – has been one of the most prominent actors in efforts to prepare for, and respond to, environmental emergencies around the world.
Maldives Join the Climate Neutral Network with a Pledge to Become the World's First Carbon Neutral Nation Maldives Join the Climate Neutral Network with a Pledge to Become the World's First Carbon Neutral Nation
04/ 05/ 2009
Maldives join the Climate Neutral Network with a pledge to become the world's first carbon neutral nation
Green shoots planted in Obama's first 100 days in office Green shoots planted in Obama's first 100 days in office
29/ 04/ 2009
Crucially, the Obama team recognizes that a Green New Deal and Green Economy can be a vital component in catalyzing a sustainable economic upturn.
Ban, Barroso: urge 'Seal the Deal!' Ban, Barroso: urge 'Seal the Deal!'
29/ 04/ 2009
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced in Brussels last Thursday that the UN is launching a worldwide campaign under the slogan 'Seal the Deal!'
Yann Arthus-Bertrand named UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Yann Arthus-Bertrand named UNEP Goodwill Ambassador
23/ 04/ 2009
World-renowned French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand was designated Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme on Earth Day in recognition of his outstanding advocacy work for the environment.
UNEP Champions of the Earth Profile: Yann Arthus-Bertrand UNEP Champions of the Earth Profile: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
22/ 04/ 2009
As UNEP Goodwill Ambassador, Arthus-Bertrand's prestige, talent and passion will raise and reinforce public awareness of environmental issues and the solutions to these.
UNEP Announces the 2009 Champions of the Earth UNEP Announces the 2009 Champions of the Earth
22/ 04/ 2009
Winners from Ethiopia, India, France, Norway, Papua New Guinea and United States Receive Coveted Awards at Gala Event in Paris Paris
Assessment and Rehabilitation of Damaged Infrastructure Key Focus of UN Environment Chief's Mission to Gaza Strip Assessment and Rehabilitation of Damaged Infrastructure Key Focus of UN Environment Chief's Mission to Gaza Strip
21/ 04/ 2009
Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has been meeting with senior Palestinian officials and UN staff to hear at first hand their concerns and learn of key environmental challenges and priorities for rehabilitation.
Speech by Achim Steiner on the Global Green Economy and Israel Speech by Achim Steiner on the Global Green Economy and Israel
20/ 04/ 2009
Many of the transformational technological opportunities emerging across the globe right now - from renewables such as wind and solar power to desalination and smart, energy efficient materials and processes - were originally incubated in the world's universities, colleges and research institutes.

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