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UNEP Chiefs Past and Present Seal the Deal! UNEP Chiefs Past and Present Seal the Deal!
02/ 07/ 2009
In an historic first, all five Executive Directors of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) gathered together in Glion, Switzerland for the Global Environmental Governance Forum on 29 June 2009 where they lent their voices to the global UN-led campaign to Seal the Deal on an effective climate agreement in Copenhagen this December. Add your voice to the Seal the Deal campaign by visiting www.sealthedeal2009.org
Scientists look at new evidence that climate change is accelerating Scientists look at new evidence that climate change is accelerating
10/ 03/ 2009
UNEP's 2009 Year Book is in part confirming the concerns of 2,000 scientists meeting this week in Copenhagen over the accelerating pace of climate change.
Obama's 'green budget' provides hope for economy & climate change Obama's 'green budget' provides hope for economy & climate change
27/ 02/ 2009
President Barack Obama's plan to bailout the U.S economy relies on a carbon cap-and-trade system that includes an 80 billion dollar investment in renewable energy programmes.
Mayors of Major African Cities Voice Concerns Over Climate Change Mayors of Major African Cities Voice Concerns Over Climate Change
27/ 02/ 2009
Despite their relatively low contribution to global warming, African cities are being disproportionately affected by rising emissions.
Beijing Olympics Get Big Green Tick Beijing Olympics Get Big Green Tick
18/ 02/ 2009
The Beijing Olympics met if not exceeded many of its pledges on the environment, according to an assessment by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
A Strong Impact is Made on the Amazonia by its Economic Growth Model A Strong Impact is Made on the Amazonia by its Economic Growth Model
18/ 02/ 2009
The report, Environment Outlook in the Amazonia: GEO Amazonia, uncovers a revealing panorama of accelerated ecosystem transformation and a marked environmental degradation in this vast region of the South American humid tropics - shared by Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela-which is also the planet's most extensive forest zone.
Realizing a "Green New Deal" Realizing a "Green New Deal"
16/ 02/ 2009
One third of the around $2.5 trillion-worth of planned stimulus packages should be invested on 'greening' the world economy. This would assist in powering the global economy out of recession and onto a Green, 21st century path a new report released today by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) says.
UNEP Year Book 2009 Makes the Green Economy Case UNEP Year Book 2009 Makes the Green Economy Case
16/ 02/ 2009
The importance of realizing a Global Green New Deal and the urgent need for a transition to a low carbon and resource efficient Green Economy are spotlighted in the UNEP Year Book 2009, launched today at an international gathering of environment ministers.
Youth Leaders Gear Up to Voice  Environmental Concerns and Aspirations to Ministerial Forum Youth Leaders Gear Up to Voice Environmental Concerns and Aspirations to Ministerial Forum
12/ 02/ 2009
Youth leaders from sixteen countries are gathered in Nairobi, the headquarters of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), to voice the concerns and aspirations of young people around the world in relation to a host of pressing environmental issues, including climate change.
Hundreds of Millions of South Asians Face Increasing Water Stress Hundreds of Millions of South Asians Face Increasing Water Stress
06/ 02/ 2009
Over-exploitation, climate change and inadequate cooperation among countries threaten some of the world's greatest river basins, which sustain around 750 million people.

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