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"We have the power": UNEP Awards Winners of the International Children's Painting Competition
26/04/2016
The theme of this years competition - "We have the power!" - inspired thousands of young artists around the world to share their visions of how renewable energy can be harnessed for the wellbeing of people on the planet.

UN Credits Used to Make Paris Agreement Signing Climate Neutral
21/04/2016
Everyone Can Go Climate Neutral Now

UNEP Report Provides Roadmap for Solar Energy Exports from Ghana
20/04/2016
West African country to earn $38 million, create 3,000 jobs and save 40,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions with exports from a 100 MW of solar power plant

Rwanda's Model Green Village - a Sustainable Development Incarnation
10/04/2016
Government policies, supported by a UNEP-UNDP Initiative lift a Rwandan village out of poverty through clean technology

African Universities See Wealth in Waste
07/04/2016
Interview with Professor David Mungai, Deputy Director of the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies and member of the First University Consortium to tackle Solid Waste Management

Japan - Floating to a Clean Energy Future
06/04/2016
A country struck by disaster harnesses the power of ocean winds to set sail for a brighter, greener future

A Renewable Energy Boom
06/04/2016
This article was originally published byThe New York Times

Sugar sweetens the deal for renewable energy
04/04/2016
Cogeneration of heat and power from sugarcane byproducts can help meet Africa's energy needs

Greening Peru's Economy
01/04/2016
Integrating green growth into development policies can help countries promote the efficient and environmentally sound use of resources while boosting green jobs