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Toxic Crops and Zoonotic Disease: UNEP Identifies the Emerging Environmental Issues of Our Time
20/05/2016
New report goes behind the headlines to examine some of the most worrying emerging environmental threats facing the world today, while offering ways to combat them

China and India's GDP Will Be Hit Hardest by Global Food Price Shock
18/05/2016
Report published by UNEP and Global Footprint Network ranks countries on the economic risks they face from a hike in food prices

UNEP Executive Director Joins G7 Environment Ministers Meeting in Japan
16/05/2016
Mr. Steiner joined UNEP International Resource Panel's Co-Chair, Janez Potočnik and lead report author Paul Ekin in presenting the summary of a report on resource efficiency to G7 Environment Ministers

Increased resource efficiency could help cut global greenhouse gas emissions by 74%, says new study
15/05/2016
Increased resource efficiency can also lead to economic gains