Climate Change Press Releases

UN Conference in Samoa Generates More than US $1.9 Billion in Partnerships Tackling Such Issues as Climate Change, Environmental Protection and Access to Energy

The Conference reaffirmed the need to consider the special circumstances faced by small island developing states in achieving sustainable development.
4-9-2014 00:00:00

New Green Infrastructure Guide to Help Address Complex Challenges of Water Management


2-9-2014 00:00:00

UNEP Opens New Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific Based in Apia, Samoa

The establishment of this new office is one of the results from the decisions agreed by Member States during the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development - known as Rio+20 - to strengthen the role of UNEP as the leading global environmental authority
2-9-2014 00:00:00

Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States Opens in Samoa


1-9-2014 00:00:00

New UNEP Report Outlines Blue-Green Economy and Island Innovation Opportunities in Small Island Developing States

With almost 30 per cent of SIDS populations living in areas less than 5 metres above sea level and the size of storms in some cases exceeding the size of whole islands, estimated losses to SIDS economies could become overwhelming
1-9-2014 00:00:00

UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative Leads the Way Towards an Inclusive Green Economy

African economies and rural livelihoods remain heavily dependent on natural resources, particularly renewable resources such as soil and water, and on the associated productive sectors such as agriculture and forestry.
25-8-2014 00:00:00

Investment in Climate Change Adaptation can Help Promote the Livelihoods of 65% of Africans, finds new report


12-8-2014 00:00:00

Mozambique Works to Break Vicious Circle of Environmental Degradation and Poverty


5-8-2014 00:00:00

Montreal Protocol Parties Discuss Issues Related to the Protection of the Ozone Layer

The Open-Ended Working Group also discussed alternatives to ozone-depleting substances in various sectors, current and future demand for those alternatives, their economic costs and implications, as well as the environmental benefits of avoiding alternatives to ODSs with high-global warming potential.
21-7-2014 00:00:00

Historic UN Environment Assembly Calls for Strengthened Action on Air Quality, Linked to 7 Million Deaths Annually, Among 16 Major Resolutions

UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)
28-6-2014 00:00:00

Bangladesh Uncovers the Crippling Cost of Climate Change Adaptation


23-5-2014 00:00:00

New China-UNEP Agreement to Boost South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Adaptation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner Discuss Cooperation Ahead of Landmark Global Environment Assembly, Next Month
10-5-2014 00:00:00


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