Press Releases

Fast-Tracking Elimination of Production of Remaining Ozone-Depleting Substances Could Speed Up Ozone Layer Recovery by 11 Years

The assessment report projects that atmospheric ODS amounts will continue to decline through the 21st century, assuming continued compliance with the Montreal Protocol
19-12-2014 00:00:00

UNEP Head Invites EU Environment Ministers to Engage Further towards Successful Outcome of Sustainable Development Goals Negotiations


17-12-2014 00:00:00

Students from France, Mexico and United Kingdom Recognized for Taking up Fight against Food Waste

Research shows that at least one-third, or 1.3 billion tonnes, of food produced each year is lost or wasted - an amount corresponding to over 1.4 billion hectares of cropland
16-12-2014 00:00:00

New Report Makes Strong Business Case for Using Safer Chemicals in Products and Supply Chains

Product Recalls Cost Companies Millions; While Companies Responding to Market Demand for Safer Products Are Seeing Growth in Sales
15-12-2014 00:00:00

World on Track to New Universal Climate Agreement with Lima Call for Climate Action

Governments Agree Ground Rules on Contributions to Paris 2015 Agreement and Boost Adaptation. Clearer Elements of New Agreement Evolved in Peruvian Capital.
14-12-2014 00:00:00

Australian Charity OzHarvest to Highlight Global Food Waste at UNEP Sustainable Innovation Forum at COP20 in Lima, Peru

Worldwide, at least one-third of all food produced, worth around US$1 trillion, gets lost or wasted in food production and consumption systems
11-12-2014 00:00:00

Caring for Climate Business Forum Targets Increased Business Innovation

Ban Ki-moon to private sector: "I count on you to lead by example."
10-12-2014 00:00:00

UNEP-Coordinated Coalition Aims to Support Climate Change Fight through Measuring Emission Reductions from Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Projects

Global Shift to Energy Efficiency and Renewables Could Save Gigatons of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Each Year.
10-12-2014 00:00:00

Forest Announcements Pave Way for Better Action on Climate and Community Livelihoods

5 Countries Hand Over Key Information and Data on Emission Reductions from the Forest Sector to UNFCCC Secretariat
9-12-2014 00:00:00

UNEP Launches Wastewater Video in the Series Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey


9-12-2014 00:00:00

Full Economic Potential of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Remains Untapped, Finds New UN Report

Estimated Worth of Climate Benefits from Central African Mangroves up to US$66 billion. And New Satellite Technology Could Help Monitor Mangrove Restoration.
9-12-2014 00:00:00

Montreal Protocol Celebrates Landmark Achievement with Universal Ratification of All Amendments


9-12-2014 00:00:00


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