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Geothermal Energy Rocks! Geothermal Energy Rocks!
24/ 12/ 2008
A project, testing advanced seismic and drilling techniques in Kenya, uncovered wells of steam able to generate 4-5 Mega Watts (MW) of electricity and one yielding a bumper amount of 8MW. The project is carried out by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), in cooperation with the Kenyan power company KenGen.
Ban Ki-moon Calls For Political Leadership To Combat Climate Change Ban Ki-moon Calls For Political Leadership To Combat Climate Change
16/ 12/ 2008
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stressed the importance of political will and leadership in tackling the 'quintessential global threat' posed by climate change.
Fisheries and Conservation Bodies Announce New Alliance to Safeguard Marine Mammals and Ecosystems in Greece Fisheries and Conservation Bodies Announce New Alliance to Safeguard Marine Mammals and Ecosystems in Greece
11/ 12/ 2008
Representatives of fisheries, local and regional authorities in Crete met conservation bodies in Greece for the first time to discuss measures to protect the marine environment.
Global Year-End Snapshot of the Clean Development Mechanism 2008 Global Year-End Snapshot of the Clean Development Mechanism 2008
11/ 12/ 2008
Wind and geothermal power projects alongside ones promoting energy efficiency and even the preservation of onions are emerging across the globe courtesy of the United Nation-brokered carbon markets.
Global Solar Leaders and UNEP Outline Central Role for Solar in Climate Solution at UN Climate Change Conference in Poland Global Solar Leaders and UNEP Outline Central Role for Solar in Climate Solution at UN Climate Change Conference in Poland
09/ 12/ 2008
Heads of three leading international solar companies and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today issued a joint statement at the UN Climate Change Conference
Global Solar Leaders and UNEP Outline Central Role for Solar in Climate Solution at UN Climate Change Conference in Poland Global Solar Leaders and UNEP Outline Central Role for Solar in Climate Solution at UN Climate Change Conference in Poland
08/ 12/ 2008
Heads of three leading international solar companies and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today issued a joint statement at the UN Climate Change Conference
Governments Gather in Poznan to Build Momentum in the Fight Against Climate Change Governments Gather in Poznan to Build Momentum in the Fight Against Climate Change
03/ 12/ 2008
Over 10,000 delegates representing government, industry, civil society and international organizations are currently participating in the UN Climate Change conference in Poznan. The outcome of the meeting is expected to help build momentum and chart the way towards the Copenhagen climate talks in December 2009, when governments will attempt to reach an ambitious and effective international climate deal for the period after 2012.
Crafting a Blue-Print for a Green Global Economy Crafting a Blue-Print for a Green Global Economy
02/ 12/ 2008
Leading environmental economists researchers, business leaders and senior figures from international organizations are to meet in Geneva to take forward the United Nations' Green Economy initiative.
Give Beijing Some Breathing Space Give Beijing Some Breathing Space
08/ 08/ 2008
Real and hopefully long lasting achievements have been made by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games, the city as a whole; the government and the six provinces concerned.

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