Press Releases

World Is Locked into ~1.5C Warming and Risks Are Rising, New Climate Report Finds

The report explores the risks worsening climate change poses to lives and livelihoods across three regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa.
25-11-2014 00:00:00

UN Says Global Carbon Neutrality Should be Reached by Second Half of Century, Demonstrates Pathways to Stay Under 2°C Limit

Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions Including Non-CO2 Must Shrink To Net Zero by 2100 Emissions Gap May Widen by 2030 but Low Carbon Path Offers Opportunities for the Future
19-11-2014 00:00:00

UNEP and the Organization of American States Renew Joint-Efforts to Enhance Environmental Rule of law

This agreement is fundamental to continuing the Organization's work in member States with Judges, Parliamentarians and Civil Society Organizations which are strategic partners to advancing the environmental rule of law
19-11-2014 00:00:00

Senegal joins the Partnership for Action on Green Economy


18-11-2014 00:00:00

Senegal joins the Partnership for Action on Green Economy

Green Investments Could Lift Half a Million Senegalese out of Poverty Finds New Study
18-11-2014 00:00:00

UNEP Hosts Solution Forum for Green and Sustainable Economies at the Global South-South Development Expo


18-11-2014 00:00:00

Now Japan Pledges $1.5 Billion to Green Climate Fund

News Comes as G20 Issue Strong Statement in Support of UN Climate Negotiations
16-11-2014 00:00:00

MEDIA ADVISORY: UN to Outline Global Emissions Cuts Roadmap to Ward Off Worst Climate Impacts Ahead of Crucial Negotiations

As nations prepare to gather in Lima, Peru, for the latest round of negotiations in agreeing a new climate treaty, the fifth edition of the Emissions Gap Report lays out a roadmap for the cuts required to limit global warming to 2°C in this century.
14-11-2014 00:00:00

UNEP and Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Sign New Agreement

New Partnership Set to Raise Profile of Sustainable Palm Oil
14-11-2014 00:00:00

Spain-UNEP LifeWeb Conservation Initiative Wraps Up With Bid for Stronger Financing, Law Enforcement and Community Empowerment for Protected Areas

LifeWeb supports 11 projects across 15 Protected Areas across countries that boast biodiversity hotspots, including Indonesia, Panama, DRC, and Cameroon, among others
14-11-2014 00:00:00

New UNEP Report Unveils World on Track to Meet 2020 Target for Protected Areas on Land and Sea

15.4 Per Cent of Terrestrial Areas, 3.4 Per Cent of Oceans Protected, but Further Progress Needed to Cover and Effectively Manage Areas of Importance for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
13-11-2014 00:00:00

Global Efficient Lighting Forum Convened to Address Accelerated Transition to Advanced Lighting Technologies

Switch to Efficient Lighting Worldwide Would Result in Savings of US$120 Billion Annually
11-11-2014 00:00:00


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